The MTA unit is an AIS AtoN transponder device housed in an IP 67 watertight box, providing automatic information on the GPS position of the marine aid to navigation (AtoN); thus making easy the location and identification of buoys, beacons, and lighthouses on a vessel or an AIS Base Station chart. This unit is designed to be connected to any beacon of the market with a serial port and NMEA 0183 protocol, thus transmitting operating status data.

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  • Manufactured according to IEC AIS Aids to Navigation, IEC
    62320-2, IEC 60945, IEC 61108-1, IEC 61162-1/2, ITU-R
    M.1371-4, IALA A-126 Standards.
  • Minimum energy consumption (<0.1 Ah/day, Type 1).
    Two versions are available:
    – MTA-1: Type 1, the transmitter only.
    – MTA-3: Type 3, transmitter-receiver.
  • The capability of generating virtual and synthetic navaids
    (AtoN),and also repeater function.
  • Configuration via software under Windows environment and
    commands via VDL radio.
  • Position alarm generator by chain-breaking (only buoys).
    Remote Monitoring Centre Software via AIS is available.