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Vesper Marine Virtual AIS Beacon

Manufacturer: Vesper Marine
Measurement Category: Location, Ship Monitoring
Operating Environment: Above Water, Splash Zone, Dry Enclosed Space
Mounting: Optional mounting lugs
Communication Protocol: Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422
Power Supply Type: VAC, VDC
Power Specification: 12 VDC; isolated 120-240 VAC 50 Hz adapter included
External Input: GPS antenna (included)


Virtual AIS Beacon™ addresses the need to make hazards at sea visible when costly physical infrastructure is not appropriate or is impossible to deploy. Virtual AIS Beacon provides AIS source information for the WatchMate Asset Protection service. When combined with this service, you can guard your marine assets 24/7 with smart rules automating alerts to you and at-risk vessels. Uses Type 3 Aids to Navigation in modes A,B,or C. Operating over marine VHF frequency range.

Instrument Measurements

  • Geodetic Position (Position)
  • Maritime Mobile Service Identity MMSI (Ship Identification)
  • Local Position less than 10km (Ship Tracking)
  • Regional Position 10km - 100km (Ship Tracking)
  • Global Position more than 100km (Ship Tracking)
  • Trajectory (Ship Tracking)
  • Local Presence less than 10km (Ship Detection)
  • Regional Presence 10km - 100km (Ship Detection)
  • Global Presence more than 100km (Ship Detection)

Measurement Specifications
Receive sensitivity -113 dBm
Transmit (adjustable): Max 41 dBm (12.5 W)

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

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