Remote Control Unit for navtec
The remote control unit (RCU =
Remote Control Unit) of navtec's EPIRB global-C allows for manual activation of
the EPIRB from the ships bridge.
The distance between bridge and EPIRB may be up to 200m. In
addition the navtec RCU
enables German registered ships
(MMSI) the entry of the type of emergency. The RCU deliveres actual
GPS-Position, date and time, speed and course to the built-in NMEA
output. Further the navtec EPIRB can be remotely tested and GPS
position can be read out on the LC-display.
Selectable nature of distress
- Abandoning Ship
The additional types of
are prepared and can be used as soon as approved by IMO or the
|Default display of the RCU is
time, position, course und speed an.
The RCU can be used to active the following :
The length of the cable connection
between RCU and
cradle can be up to 200m.
- Activate an Alarm
- Select the nature of distress
(German MMSI only)
- Deactivate an ALARM (within
one minute without transmission)
- Test the EPIRB
- Test the EPIRBs GPS receiver (global-C plus