WideLink B600 AIS Class B SO For Marine

AIS Class B SO Type WideLink B600 For Marine
AIS Class B SO Type WideLink B600 For Marine

WideLink B600 is the world’s first SO-TDMA class B certified to IEC 62287-1 Ed.2.0: 2017, the next evolution of AIS technology. Its 5W transmit power, higher reporting rate and professional grade time division management make B600 an overall more advanced product compared to AIS class B based on CSTDMA scheme.

The high performance AIS class B transponder is equipped with 72-channel high speed GNSS receiver. It supports GPS and GLONASS by default and optional BeiDou and Galileo. B600 with GPS antenna GA-22 (optional) can be the ideal GPS source for your NMEA 2000 network or NMEA 0183 chart plotter.

The WideLink B600 converts NMEA 2000 instrument data into NMEA 0183 sentences, such as heading, speed, depth, temperature, wind, pressure and so on. With the multiplexing function, sensor data along with AIS and GPS information can be displayed on chart plotters and PC programs.

Its enhanced housing with IPx7 waterproof and shock and temperature robustness is ideal to survive harsh marine environments. Chart plotter and PC can be easily integrated over its NMEA 2000, NMEA 0183 and waterproof USB port. Its integrated micro SD card slot enables AIS data logging in the most intuitive way. Firmware upgrade via micro SD card is supported from device S/N A9K60S001 and up.


  • New generation AIS Class B transponder based on advanced SOTDMA technology.
  • Tested and approved by BSH, CE RED certified.
  • Support 5 watt output power for longer transmission range.
  • NMEA 2000, dual NMEA 0183 and USB connectivity.
  • Compact and robust housing, IP67 waterproof.
  • Built-in SD card-slot for data logging and firmware upgrade.
  • Optional silent-mode (Tx-off) operation.
  • Optional alarm relay output.
  • High performance Wi-Fi supporting AP & Client Mode (B600W only).
  • Integrated zero loss antenna splitter (B600S only).

    WideLink B600 AIS Class B SO Application
    WideLink B600 AIS Class B SO Application


ISO MSC. 74(69) AnnexIEC 60945 Ed. 4.0:2002
ITU-R M. 825-3:1998IEIEC 61108-1 Ed. 2.0:2003
ITU-R M. 1084-5:2012IEC61162-1 Ed. 5.0:2016
ITU-R M. 1371-5:2014IEC61162-2 Ed. 1.0:1998
EN 300 440 V2.1.1 (Final Draft)IEC 62287-2 Ed. 2.0:2017
EN 300 328 V2.1.1EN 62311:2008
EN 301 489-1 V2.1.0(Draft) / EN 301 489-3 V2.1.0(Draft)
EN 301 489-1 V2.1.0(Draft) / EN 301 489-17 V3.1.0(Draft)
EN 60950-1:2006 + A11:2009 + A1:2010 + A12:2011 + A2:2013
Frequency Range156.025 MHz ~ 162.025 MHz
Access SchemeSOTDMA
Channel Bandwidth25 KHz
ModulationGMSK / FM
Data Rate9,600 bps
Number of AIS Transmitter1
Number of AIS Receiver2 (one time-shared between AIS and DSC)
Number of DSC Receiver1 (time-shared between AIS and DSC)
AIS Channel 1CH 87B (161.975 MHz)
AIS Channel 2CH 88B (162.025 MHz)
Tx Power Output5 Watt (37 dBm ± 1.5 dB
1 Watt (30 dBm ± 1.5 dB)
Rx Sensitivity< -107 dBm @ 20% PER
Rx Message FormatAIS Class A & B messages
Modulation1,300 Hz / 2,100 Hz FSK
Data Rate1,200 bps ± 30 ppm
Spurious Response Rejection≧ 70 dB for signal @ -104 dBm; BER ≦ 1 %
Blocking≧ 84 dB for signal @ -104 dBm; BER ≦ 1 %
Receiving Channels50 channels
AccuracyIEC 61108-1 compliant
Output Rate1 Hz
Support: GPS, Gallieo, Beidou, Glonass
Supply Voltage12V / 24V DC, 2A
Power ConsumptionTypically less than 3W average @ 12V DC
GPS Antenna ConnectorTNC (Female)
VHF Antenna ConnectorSO-239 (Female)
NMEA2000Standard connector
NMEA 0183 (RS-422)Support two NMEA 0183 interfaces
Default baud rate 38,400 & 4,800bps
Configurable and separate Tx/Rx baud rate
Standard IEC 61162-1 / IEC 61162-2 sentences
Silent Mode SettingSet by dedicated pins in NMEA0183 connector
USBMini type, waterproof
Wireless ConnectionIEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Operating ConditionsIEC 60945 “protected” category
Operating Temperature-15°C ~ +55°C (+5°F ~ +130°F)
Width177 mm (6.97 inches)
Height60 mm (2.36 inches)
Depth132 mm (5.20 inches) (exclude connector)
Weight250 g
AMEC AIS Configuration, AMEC AIS Viewer, AMEC AIS App
Standard Magnetic Compass0.30m
Steering Magnetic Compass0.30m
CableIntegral 10m RG-174 cable plus mounting bracket
Supply Voltage3.3V


WideLink B600 AIS Class B SO Diagram And Connection Diagram
WideLink B600 AIS Class B SO Diagram And Connection Diagram

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