AIS Receiver


AIS Receiver Station

High Sensitivity, Reliable AIS Receiver

i-ais-RX1 is an AIS Receiver device which basically receives AIS messages (including static, dynamic and voyage related data) from other AIS equipped devices (Vessels, AIS AtoNs, Base Station, etc.) within VHF coverage area, to enhance the safety of maritime navigation.

  • Reception of all AIS messages (1 to 27)
  • Full maritime band operation
  • High receiving sensitivity performance
  • Simultaneous dual-channel receivers
  • Integrated GPS receiver
  • Standard NMEA 0183 output for chart plotter/PC connection

  • Single output for AIS and GPS sentences
  • Robust housing (IP66)
  • Suitable for harsh environments
  • Easy installation
  • Fully compliant with IEC and ITU standards
  • Compatible with i-SEA Platform

General Specifications
Operating Temperature Range -15 C to +55 C
Storage Temperature Range -30 C to +70 C
Humidity Up to 93% at 40 C non-condensing
Power Supply Voltage 12 – 24V DC (min/max:10-30 V DC)
Supply Current 200mA nominal @12V DC
Size 152mm x 174mm x 121mm
Weight 1.5 kg
Connectors VHF Antenna: N Female
GPS Antenna: TNC Female
Circular Plastic Connectors for NMEA / POWER
Case Aluminum Alloy (AlMg0-5Si) 6063
Case IP Rating IP-66
Interfaces 1 x RS-232 (NMEA)

# of Receivers 2 (simultaneous operation)
Operating Frequency Range 156.025 – 162.025 MHz
Channel Spacing 25 kHz
Receiver Sensitivity Better than -107dBm
Co-Channel Rejection Better than 10 dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity > 70 dB
Spurious Response Rejection > 70 dB
Intermodulation Response Rejection > 65 dB
Blocking or Desensitization > 86 dB
Spurious Radiation (conducted) < -57 dBm

GPS Receiver
# of Channels 50
Time to First Fix 29s Cold Start
29s Warm Start
<1s Hot Start
Receiver Sensitivity -160 dBm Tracking
-160 dBm Reacquisition
-144 dBm Cold Start


AIS IEC 62320-2
ITU-R M.1371-4
IMO Res. MSC.74(69) Annex 3
Environmental & EMC IEC 60945
Safety IEC 60950-1

CE DoC per R&TTE Directive-99/5/EC


  • i-ais-RX1 AIS Receiver
  • GPS Antenna
  • VHF Antenna
  • Surge Arrester (Optional)
  • Programming Cable (Optional)