IEC 62320-1:2015 

Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems - Automatic identification system (AIS) - Part 1: AIS Base Stations - Minimum operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results


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IEC 62320-1:2015 specifies the minimum operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results for AIS Base Stations, compatible with the performance standards adopted by IMO Resolution MSC.74 (69), Annex 3, Universal AIS. It incorporates the technical characteristics of non-shipborne, fixed station AIS equipment, included in recommendation ITU-R M.1371 and IALA Recommendation A-124. Where applicable, it also takes into account the ITU Radio Regulations. This standard takes into account other associated IEC international standards and existing national standards, as applicable. This standard is applicable for AIS Base Stations. It does not include specifications for the display of AIS data on shore. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2007 and its Amendment 1:2008. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- incorporation of the technical characteristics included in Recommendation ITU R M.1371 5;
- the BCE, BCF and CAB sentences replaced with BCG, BCL and RST;
- comment blocks replaced with TAG blocks;
- scheduled broadcast of Message 26 added;
- Message 27 control added;
- transmitter intermodulation attenuation harmonised with ITU;
- 12,5 kHz channel operation removed;
- transmission of Message 24A, Message 25 and Message 26 added;
- 90 % channel load test with VSI and TAG blocks enabled added.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2015-01-20
Available language(s)English, English/French
TC/SCTC 80 - Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systemsrss
ICS47.020.70 - Navigation and control equipment
Stability date  2026
File size3452 KB

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