The project launches the development of a technical system that allows for safe ship navigation when the established Global Navigation Satellite Systems fail due to intentional or unintentional interference. The 12 partners of maritime administrations, research institutions and private companies of Germany, Sweden, Norway and Poland test broadcast signals transmitted via radio beacons and Automatic Identification System (AIS) base stations. This serves to develop prototypes for ranging mode transmitters and receivers. The Baltic Sea is the first operational test area for this technology worldwide.
September 9, 2020
Testbed completed for medium frequency R-Mode
Members of the project team and the Danish Maritime Authority have successfully set up the last of eight medium frequency R-Mode transmitters in the Baltic Sea area. The IALA maritime radio beacon site in Hammerodde (DK) has been equipped with...