Compact GlobalWatch2 AIS transponder helps vessels meet new, stringent requirements for port security. Enables VHF-based, 2-way communications, resembling air-traffic control systems. Alphanumeric keyboard and display provide real-time information, including navigational data. Also allows port security authorities to automatically identify and screen all incoming vessels. Includes MAN OVERBOARD button, which saves precise coordinates of incident, while instantly generating distress message to surrounding vessels. Comes in a kit that includes transponder, VHF and GPS antennas, data cables, and pivot mounting. Select from 2 models, for vessels with 12- or 24-v.-d.c. power systems.

ACR Electronics, Inc., a Chelton Group Co., Fort Lauderdale, FL