AIS Shore Station

Rack Mount AIS Shore Station

i-ais-BS1 is an AIS station designed for AIS management and monitoring functions to be performed with a shore installation.

It consists of an AIS Unit for standard AIS functions and a Communication Gateway to be able to communicate with an operation center over IP connectivity.

i-ais-BS1, AIS Shore Station, is mainly used to monitor the AIS VDL network around and to provide support for proper messaging with Class-B transponders with mission specific functions.

  • Monitoring of AIS network
  • Transmission of AIS messages (6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15 ,21, 24A, 26)
  • Reception of all AIS messages (1 to 27)
  • Transmission and reception of mission specific Class B messages
  • Text messaging with ships (Msg 12 and 14)
  • Encrypted binary messaging (Msg 6 and 8)
  • Remote management (through Ethernet or GPRS)
  • Standard 19” 3U form factor for rack installation
  • 2 x RS-232 Ports for NMEA, 1 x RS-232 Port for AUX,
  • 1 x ETH port for ADSL, D-IN (Digital Input)
  • Compatible with i-SEA Platform
  • Optional mode to send raw AIS NMEA data (non-encapsulated)
    over TCP/IP connection

General Specifications

Operating Temperature Range -15 C to +55 C
Storage Temperature Range -30 C to +70 C
Humidity Up to 93% at 40 C non-condensing
Power Supply Voltage 12-24 V DC (min/max 10-30 V DC)

483 x 206 x 133 mm

Weight 3.5 kg

VHF Antenna: N Female
GPS Antenna: TNC Female
GSM Antenna: TNC-RP Female
Circular Plastic Connectors for NMEA1, NMEA2, POWER, D-IN, AUX, RJ-45

Case Aluminum Rack Unit

3 x RS-232 (NMEA)
3 x Digital Input (Dry Contact)
2 x Analog Input (0-12V)
1 x Open Collector Output
1 x Ethernet

User Manual
Data Sheet