Furuno FA170 Class A AIS Transponder
Furuno FA170 Class A AIS Transponder

Furuno FA170 Class A AIS Transponder


Furuno's FA170 is a Class A AIS Transponder with a 4.3" Color LCD Display. It displays symbols for AIS-equipped vessels, AIS-SART's, coastal stations and other aids to navigation within VHF range. AIS data can be output to ECDIS, Radar, or other navigational equipment for collision avoidance support.

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  • Class A AIS transponder
  • Clear 4.3" color display
  • Displays information about the AIS-equipped ships, as well as, coastal stations and Aids to Navigations within VHF coverage
  • Outputs AIS data to ECDIS, radar and other navigational equipment for collision avoidance support
  • Sufficient output ports for dual configuration of ECDIS and radar system
  • LAN interface available for efficient network integration into a bridge system
  • BAM (Bridge Alert Management) ready
  • Meets the specific requirements for alerts and interconnection with Bridge Alert Management as specified in IMO MSC.302 (87).
  • Optional pilot plug available
  • Receives AIS-SART signals for assisting in streamlining SAR activities

Plotter display

Displays symbols for AIS-equipped ships, base stations, AIS-SARTs, and so on. When you select a certain target, the information about the ship (MMSI (or name, when available), heading, SOG, COG, etc.) is displayed.

Target list

The FA-170 can store up to 2048 AIS targets and AIS-SARTs. When you select one target from the list and press [ENT] key, the pop-up window is generated. The FA-170 displays the detailed information on the selected target. Also, you can create an AIS message or send a name request to the target ship.

Dangerous target list

The dangerous target list displays the name and particulars of targets classified as dangerous targets.

Own ship information
Displays own ship's position, heading, ROT, COG, SOG, destination, ship size, MMSI, name, and so on. When you enter the voyage-related data, you can select a destination from the list. Up to 20 destination names can be preset on the list. Cut, copy and paste functions are available while editing the list.

Alert list

Displays all (current and past) alerts

Short safety-related messages

Short safety-related messages can be exchanged with a specified MMSI or all AIS-equipped ships via VHF channels. The FA-170 can store up to 20 transmitted, as well as up to 20 received messages.