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{{Quote|a shipboard [[broadcast]] system that functions like a [[transponder]], operating in the [[VHF]] maritime band. Allows detailed location, tracking, and [[identification]] of vessels employing the system.<ref>[[Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council]], Resilient Telecommunications Guidelines for the Financial Services Sector, App. A (Glossary of Terms) (Aug. 2009) ([https://www.fsscc.org/fsscc/reports/2009/FSSCC-ResilientInternationalTelecommunicationsGuidelines_20090803-Version1_9-Final.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
 
{{Quote|a shipboard [[broadcast]] system that functions like a [[transponder]], operating in the [[VHF]] maritime band. Allows detailed location, tracking, and [[identification]] of vessels employing the system.<ref>[[Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council]], Resilient Telecommunications Guidelines for the Financial Services Sector, App. A (Glossary of Terms) (Aug. 2009) ([https://www.fsscc.org/fsscc/reports/2009/FSSCC-ResilientInternationalTelecommunicationsGuidelines_20090803-Version1_9-Final.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
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Revision as of 23:56, 10 April 2013

Definition

An automated identification system (AIS) is

a shipboard broadcast system that functions like a transponder, operating in the VHF maritime band. Allows detailed location, tracking, and identification of vessels employing the system.[1]

References

  1. Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council, Resilient Telecommunications Guidelines for the Financial Services Sector, App. A (Glossary of Terms) (Aug. 2009) (full-text).