R40 AIS Base Station

R40 Basestation

The Most Advanced, Market Leading Solution. In use in more than 50 countries  

The R40 Base Station from Saab is the main component of a Physical AIS Shore Station as defined by IALA.

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Its main purpose is to receive data from and transmit data to AIS equipped vessels, travelling within the coverage area of the Base Station. This will give the possibility to monitor and follow ships’ movements in an efficient way. The R40 is installed either stand-alone or integrated into a network, such as the market leading Saab AIS Network.  

Product variants exist for:

  • Full version, including all features, e.g. Redundant configuration  AtoN functions and all options as specified in the IEC standard

  • Standard version, meeting all requirements in the IEC standard

  • Receive-only version

  • Repeater version

  • Secure version, allowing the user to transmit and receive encrypted messages 

 

Features:
The R40 AIS Base Station complies with IEC 62320-1 test specification for AIS Base Stations. Versions are also available which satisfies the older IALA Recommendation A-124.

• Type approved by BSH according to IEC 62320-1 test specification for AIS Base Stations

• Version compliant to IALA Recommendation A-124 is also available

• Supports fully redundant configurations by advanced embedded Hot Standby functionality

• Full remote configuration and monitoring

• Advanced Windows based configuration and monitoring tool software included

• Built-in WEB-server for monitoring and control

• External Timing input IRIG-B 003

• Built-in AD converter for easy sensor monitoring

•Status monitoring via SNMP

• 4 GB internal storage of  data if  network communication is lost. Allows for up to 45 days of data to be stored (depending on link load)

• Outstanding receiver sensitivity, better than -111 dBm

• Embedded Base Station Controller, enhancing functionality and flexibility

 • 4 GB internal storage of  data if  network communication is lost. Allows for up to 45 days of data to be stored

• MTBF >100 000 hours (derived from field experience and installations)

• Reception of all applicable AIS messages including Class B reports

• Optional 100W output version