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Icom MXA-5000 Dual Channel AIS Receiver

Manufacturer: Icom America
Measurement Category: Location, Ship Monitoring
Operating Environment: Above Water, Dry Enclosed Space

Mounting: Four through holes.
Communication Protocol: RS-232, RS-422
Operating Mode: Free Streaming
Power Supply Type: VDC
Power Specification: 12 VDC (10.8 - 15.6 V); 0.25 A nominal current draw
External Input: Input for VHF antenna
Input for GPS


The MXA-5000 receives both Ch. 87B (161.975MHz) and Ch. 88B (162.025MHz) simultaneously, and received both Class A and Class B AIS Data. Data outputs in RS-422 for connection with marine radar or GPS chart plotter and RS-232 for PC connection.

Instrument Measurements

  • Geodetic Position (Position)
  • Maritime Mobile Service Identity MMSI (Ship Identification)
  • Local Position less than 10km (Ship Tracking)
  • Regional Position 10km - 100km (Ship Tracking)
  • Trajectory (Ship Tracking)
  • Local Presence less than 10km (Ship Detection)
  • Regional Presence 10km - 100km (Ship Detection)

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

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