FHL NEWS: Introduction of the GPA-022S (GPS/Glonass) and GVA-170 (GPS/Glonass/VHF combined) antenna for the FA-170

Model FA-170

Actions for GLONASS Reception in AIS

Dear All,

Please be informed that FURUNO released a new functionality to convert AIS FA-170, into AIS with an internal GPS/GLONASS capability.

This will provide augmentation to enhance precision by utilizing SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System).

Actions required:

1.            Update the software to the following versions.

FA-1701   0550255-02.01 or latter

FA-1702   0550256-02.01 or latter

2.            Replace existing GPS antenna, with either of the following:

GPA–022S or GVA-170

For any further inquiry or clarification, please contact tech@furuno.gr & spares@furuno.gr .

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