Furuno Felcom 18 is FURUNO’s new Inmarsat C Mobile Earth Station (MES), providing high quality two-way telex and data link between ships or on land. All functions and services of the reliable Inmarsat-C system are provided. The distress alert are initiated by the remote distress alert unit, whose message & own ship’s position is easily edited, via a PC with dedicated software. This system is fully GMDSS compliant with an optional printer and AC/DC power supply to go along with its SSAS capability and alert units. Also including an SD card for recording media, as well as an optional GPS receiver.
The Felcom 18 is compatible with the following authorities and standards:
IMO A.570(14); IMO A.664(16); IMO A.694(17); IMO A.870(19); IMO MSC. 147 (77); IMO MSC.36(63); IMO MSC.68(68) Annex 4; IMO MSC.97(73); IMO MSC.263.(84); MSC/Circ.862; IEC 60945 Ed.4; IEC 61097-4 Ed. 2; IEC 61162-1 Ed.4
the FELCOM 18 the FELCOM 15, Furuno’s previous Inmarsat C terminal. The FELCOM18 consists of a compact antenna, keyboard, and 10.4” color LCD display unit with incorporated distress button and processor unit.