LightGuard AIS for AtoN

The LightGuard AIS (LGA) unit is a fully compliant AIS transponder suitable for all aids to navigation installations. Housed in a rugged triple protected housing suitable for the harsh marine environment, it can be deployed on exposed location on buoys and fixed structures. The unit comes with GPS antenna integrated in the housing but an external GPS antenna can be connected if required.

The unit is supplied with a standard stainless steel mounting bracket making the installation to a buoy or a beacon structure easy.

• Rugged enclosure with IPx6 and IPx7 degree of protection
• Integrated GPS antenna in enclosure
• Lowest power consumption on the market in both Type 1 and Type 3 configuration
• Integrated interface to lantern (health and ON/OFF) and racon (health)
• Optional sensor board for met/hyd sensors
• Supports messages #6, #8, #12, #14, #21, #25 and #26
• Supports virtual messages
• Wide voltage range from 10 to 32 VDC
• Approved by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

The unit is available in both Type 1 (transmit only via FATDMA channel access) and Type 3 (transmit and receive using RATDMA channel access) configuration. The LGA unit supports all the standard AIS message types. Advanced functions such as chaining and VDL configuration are also supported. In standard configuration it can be directly interfaced to a Sabik lantern for updating the lantern health and ON/OFF status in the message 21.

Product code            Description
LGA T1                         LightGuard AIS transponder Type 1 (Transmit only)
LGA T1S                       LightGuard AIS transponder Type 1 (Transmit only) with sensor board
LGA T3                         LightGuard AIS transponder Type 3 (Transmit and receive)
LGA T3S                       LightGuard AIS transponder Type 3 (Transmit and receive) with sensor board