V-Track™ V10 Informer™ is an AIS information provider and remote monitoring system for use on marine aids
to navigation (AtoN) and other structures. The V10 Informer™ is available in two options: “Type 1” is a transmit
only device, and “Type 3” is a transmit and receive device that can also be used as an AIS repeater. For most
applications a transmit only device provides the ideal AIS AtoN solution.
The V10 Informer™ is a compact unit housed in a
rugged environmental enclosure for use on any AtoN.
With a power consumption of less than 0.5 Ah/day,
the V10 Informer™ is suitable for all solar installations,
including buoys anywhere in the world.
Tideland Signal has adopted the emerging IEC
standards defining the functions and message
structure contained within the AIS AtoN message. The
V10 Informer™ is designed to comply with IEC and ITU
requirements and also IALA recommendations. It is
In addition, both the V10 Informer™ "Type 1" and
"Type 3" have optional remote monitoring capabilities.
It is capable of remote monitoring almost any
manufacturer’s AtoN. When monitoring a Tideland
Signal lantern the standard system provides: lantern
status, battery voltage (loaded and unloaded) and an
extra available input.
The V10 Informer™ broadcasts AtoN message 21 and
also allows broadcasting of weather and sea data
on message 6 or 8 as a Binary Message or as a Text
Message on message 12 or 14. Remote monitoring
information is broadcast on message 6.
The V10 Informer™ is supplied with a comprehensive
software application that enables you to program the
unit via an RS232 interface.