FURUNO FA150 AIS Transponder Class A w/Display

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FA50 Class "B" AIS Transponder, GPA017S GPS antenna, Fuse FGMB 4A, Self Tapping Screws M4x20 4 sub CP05-11401,"Max Sea" AIS Viewer CD, Operator's Manual, Antenna Cable 15M w2 TNC connectors, Documentation and a Two-Year Warranty.


The Furuno FA150 is a shipborne universal AIS (Automatic Identification System) transponder capable of exchanging navigation and ship data between own ship and other ships or coastal stations. The FA150 consists of a transponder unit and a compact display unit with 4.5inch silver bright display. The compact FA150 display is designed to accommodate a simple and space-saving installation with a user-friendly ergonomic design.  60945 (EMC and environmental conditions).

The FA150 contains a VHF transmitter, two TDMA receivers on parallel VHF channels, a DSC channel 70 receiver, interface processor and internal GPS receiver. The GPS receiver is a 12-channel all-in-view receiver and has Differential capabilities (DGPS). The GPS receiver provides UTC reference and also provides position, COG and SOG in the event that a connected external GPS receiver fails.

    Universal AIS Transceiver
    Monitors Class A Universal AIS Broadcasts
    IMO MSC.74(69) Annex 3, A.694, ITU-R M.1371-1 & DSC ITU-R M.825
    4.5" Silver Bright LCD Display
    Tracks Ship's CPA/TCPA, COG/SOG, & Name
    Dual Frequencies from 156.025MHz to 162.025MHz
    High Sensitivity, Synthesized Receiver
    Auto Switching Between International & Local AIS Channels

Static Data:

    MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Identity)
    IMO Number
    Ship's Name
    Call Sign
    Length & Beam
    Type of Ship
    Location of Position-Fixing Antenna on Ship
    Ship's Position w/ Accuracy Indication & Integrity Status

Dynamic Data:

    Coordinated universal time (UTC)
    Course over Ground (COG)
    Speed over Ground (SOG)
    Rate of Turn (ROT)

Voyage Related Data:

    Ship's Draft
    Hazardous Cargo
    Destination & ETA
    Safety-Related Messages


Static data:

  • MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Identity)
  • Call sign & Ship’s name
  • Type of ship
  • Location of position-fixing antenna on the ship

Dynamic data:

  • Ship's position with accuracy indication and integrity status
  • Universal Time Coordinated (UTC)
  • Course over ground (COG)
  • Speed over ground (SOG)
  • Heading

Voyage-related data:

  • Hazardous cargo (type)
  • Short safety-related messages, pre-set messages

    Power Requirements

    • 12-24 VDC


    1. UAIS rated VHF Antenna is required option - use 001-034-670 or purchase locally
    2. Neither GPA017S/S nor 000-133-670 is required if GVA100/DB1 is used
    3. 100-183-262 Pipe/Mast Mount is required if utilizing locally purchased VHF Antenna - not required if utilizing 001-034-670 VHF Antenna
    4. If an aftermarket antenna is used, it must be capable of transmitting at 156.025 - 162.025 mHz
    5. Antenna mounting hardware and antenna coax cable not included

Item number: FA150
UPC: 611679289261
Package weight: 28 lb

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