2004-10-North Channel Traffic Separation Scheme Automatic Identification System (AIS) Experimental Service

2004-10-North Channel Traffic Separation Scheme Automatic Identification System (AIS) Experimental Service

Notices to Mariners

North Channel Traffic Separation Scheme Automatic Identification System (AIS) Experimental Service

10 - 2004

Issue Date: 27 October 2004

Aid:

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about the 10th November 2004, the message transmitted by the Experimental AIS Service at Altacarry Head (Rathlin East) Lighthouse will be amended as follows:

Location

 Altacarry Head (Rathlin East Lighthouse)

Latitude

 55° 18.10' N

Longitude

 06° 10.30' W (WGS Datum)

MMSI Number

 002320707

Message Type

 AIS short safety related message

Message Content

 CIL TEST

 

Mariners are advised that Addressed Messages will be sent from time to time to vessels approaching the area of the North Channel Traffic Separation Scheme.

User report or comment on the provision of this service is welcomed. Comments should be addressed to the Head of Marine, Commissioners of Irish Lights, 16 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2; or by email to aisforum@cil.ie. Alternatively, mariners may reply directly by AIS addressed message to the AIS shore station.

It would be appreciated if user reports could provide as much of the following detail as possible:

 

All radio navigation systems are susceptible to environmental effects and interference (including jamming), which can adversely affect their availability. The Commissioners of Irish Lights strongly advise that no single aid to navigation system should be relied upon in isolation and that AIS users should use all alternative means available to cross check the information received.

By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive.