May 21, 2019

New “How To” Video on AISConfig App

Today we created a new “How to” video on using our free AISConfig Android App to setup and monitor our wireless AIS Transponders (AIT3000, AIT5000 and Nomad). Initial programming of the unit with your boat’s MMSI, vessel details, etc. plus monitoring of the LEDs, key performance criteria and switching Silent […]
November 26, 2018
Explanation of the new AIS Class B SOTDMA

White Paper on New Class B “SOTDMA” technology

Many people are unaware of the recent approval of a new AIS Class B “SOTDMA” technology that sits nicely between the two existing Class A and Class B technologies. Clear online information about Class B “SOTDMA” still seems to be in short supply, so we have produced a White Paper […]
August 4, 2014

Interesting AIS Applications – Tender Tracking

Most yachts above 50ft are now equipped with either a Class A or Class B AIS transponder.  Any superyacht carrying more than 12 passengers or over 300GRT is mandated to carry a Class A transponder like our CLA1000 – details here But how about the yacht’s tenders or jetskis? Adding […]
October 11, 2013

AIT2000 + GX2000E a Great Combination

Our AIT2000 Class B AIS Transponder is most commonly installed with an AIS compatible Chart Plotter, so that the AIS targets can be displayed on the electronic chart. However, on sail boats it is often desirable to turn off the chart plotter on longer legs to reduce power consumption, but […]
September 11, 2013

5 New Products to be Launched at Southampton

A busy summer of development, sees five new Digital Yacht products having their first public viewing at the Southampton Boat Show 2013 this month. Headlining is the GPS150 DualNav GPS/GLONASS Sensor, along with the new WL450 Long Range “All-in-one” Wi-Fi adaptor, while the new PilotLINK wireless NMEA server for Class […]
March 8, 2013

Wiring details for Wireless Class B Transponder

A customer asked us for a wiring diagram to show how one of our AIT2000 Class B Transponders connects to our WLN10HS to create a wireless AIS transponder solution. We were happy to oblige and thought that it would be good to publish this diagram online, as this AIT2000+WLN10HS combo […]
November 28, 2012

TENDER TRACKING USING CLASS B AIS

We’re increasingly seeing AIS being used as a system for tender or jetski tracking.  This document helps see how Digital Yacht can offer a complete solution Download the pdf from here SUGGESTED SYSTEMS – TENDER TRACKING USING AIS  
September 11, 2012

Class B Static Data on NMEA2000

Occasionally technological progress can create unforeseen incompatibilities and unfortunately this has recently proved to be the case with some NMEA2000 chart plotters displaying AIS data.  A recent “name and shame” article on Panbo, the leading Marine Electronics Blog, highlighted a very important issue with some popular chart plotters from major manufacturers […]