Radio Systems > Marine

AMSA issues float-free EPIRB reminder

14 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Float-free EPIRBs will be mandatory in Australia from January 2021, with commercial vessel operators advised to upgrade now to avoid last-minute supply shortfalls.

Beam, Station Satcom sign reseller agreement

11 April, 2019

Indian satellite solutions group Station Satcom has just signed a reseller agreement with Beam Communications.

Navy simulator trains comms sailors

20 February, 2019

The Royal Australian Navy has implemented a new learning system simulator to help sailors prepare for the challenges of operating at sea.

Unisys supplies US Navy messaging software

20 July, 2018

The US Navy has chosen Unisys to supply its software for mission-critical communications.

Icom IC-M85E marine handheld radio with land mobile features

31 May, 2018

The Icom IC-M85E marine handheld radio with land mobile features is compact and powerful. It is a suitable for communication in commercial environments.

More efficient ship energy management under Inmarsat, Rolls-Royce agreement

26 September, 2017

The Rolls-Royce energy management system could be available via Inmarsat Maritime’s Fleet Xpress high-speed broadband service, after the two companies signed a letter of intent.

Marine comms workshop explores e-Navigation future

19 July, 2017

Demos can now be submitted for an ETSI workshop focusing on the evolution of marine communication.

Thales VesseLINK satellite communications

24 March, 2017

Thales VesseLINK satellite communications is designed to provide commercial maritime vessels with global broadband connectivity for the entire maritime ecosystem.

Sepura radio certified for maritime performance

23 March, 2017

The STP8X Intrinsically Safe hand-portable Sepura TETRA radio has received IEC 60945 certification for maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems.

Inmarsat’s successful mobile trial in Antarctica

25 February, 2016

When you can't even get a solid mobile connection in your house — but a marine crew in Antarctica can.

Icom IC-M423 fixed-mount VHF radio

03 July, 2012

Icom has released the IC-M423, a fixed-mount VHF radio.

Icom Marine Commander Navigation System

16 August, 2011 by

Icom has expanded its product range to include marine electronics. The Marine Commander Navigation System can integrate a compatible VHF radio, AIS transponder, radar and/or fish finder. It also has the capacity to display real-time engine instrumentation via an NMEA 2000 interface (real-time fuel consumption, engine speed, depth, temperature, etc).

ACMA floats UHF boating discussion

24 March, 2010

Last September, the ACMA released a discussion paper seeking views on possible changes to regulatory arrangements for VHF marine radio used by recreational boat operators.

Coast guards win radios

16 February, 2009

Daniels Electronics has won a $2m contract with the Canadian government for coastal radio stations to be used by the Canadian coast guard at its marine communications and traffic services centres and associated remote sites in the Pacific region.

Wireless ocean monitoring

29 August, 2008

A marine wireless network has been developed by researchers at the University of Queensland to help manage the Great Barrier Reef and other sensitive environments.

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