Pre-programming is required.
Compact, waterproof Class B AIS transponder actively notifies other vessels of your exact position. Dual channel receiver provides AIS information (both Class A and Class B signals) simultaneously. Large, backlit full dot-matrix screen gives real-time vessel traffic information for navigation and collision avoidance. Compact size means that it can be installed in a convenient place near the chart table, in the wheelhouse, on the flybridge or a pedestal in the cockpit. Large, easy-to-use, backlit buttons make it easy to operate.
MA500TR can be integrated with the M400BB, M412, M424, M506, and 2011 DSC-compliant versions of the M604 and M504. When networked with either of these radios, one touch of the MA500TR’s DSC button allows you to transmit DSC individual calls to a selected vessel instantly without manual MMSI entry; very handy in an emergency or for simply contacting nearby friends. Key collision-risk management functions simplify AIS operation: MA500TR identifies a target list (those in a local area), dangerous list (those you could potentially collide with) and what the closest point of approach is. A collision alarm with external alarm connection gives extra warning of potential impact.
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