Store and Forward Message Transfer
Data/messages can be transmitted and received by simple operation. Store and forward message transfer by ARQ ensures reliable message transmission between the MES and telex or data subscribers through satellite channel.
A ship's position which is manually or automatically entered from navigational equipment such as GPS/NNSS navigator, as well as ship's ID, date/time and other navigational information are automatically formatted. The distress alert is simple delivered by pushing dedicated distress button.
The MES is programmed to automatically respond to a polling command from a land-line subscriber and send out pre-edited messages and various on-board data to him.
The MES automatically transmits ship's position data and various on-board data by presetting the file name, send-out time and address number, and input of an automatic transmission command.
Abbreviated dialing permits subscriber calling by one or two digit dialing. Up to 40 abbreviated numbers can be preprogrammed. Redialing of the last dialed number is also available.
The MES incorporates an EGC(Enhanced Group Call) function which enables it to receive the SAFETYNET(maritime safety) and FLEETNET(commercial one-way communications) service.
The MES incorporates various self-diagnostic programs to facilitate maintenance and troubleshooting. The self-testing results are displayed on a data terminal equipment.
Automatic testing for performance verification and commissioning via satellite channel is also available.
DTE and Printer
The DTE and Printer fully meet the latest IMO.
Optionally, 3.5 inches two-mode floppy Disk Drive(2HD and 2DD) is available.
Distress/Remote Distress button
If the MES is connected to a GPS/NNSS navigator, the distress Alart(ship ID, coast station ID, ship's position and data/time) is automatically transmitted by pushing the distress button.
Security Alert Add-on Kit
This kit is security alert transmission device at facing the threat of terror or piracy.This function is completely comformed with SOLAS XI-2/6 and IMO MSC Resolusion 136(76) / 147(77).
By incorporating a JRC compact, high-performance GPS receiver in the IME(Internally Mounted Equipment), position polling and reporting is available.
When an incoming message is received, the buzzer box generates an audible alarm to inform the message reception to the bridge or other places.
AC/DC Switching Power Supply
In case of failure of the ship's mains(AC source), the power supply is automatically switched over to an emergency DC source.