Version Message (Seaway)

Registrant: 
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Message number: 
6
DAC: 
316
FI: 
32
State: 
in force
Used by: 
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Number of slots (max): 
1
Reporting Rate: 
Each individual Seaway message has an assigned update interval established by the Seaway Traffic Management System (TMS). However, the AIS network may elect to retransmit any messages, system resources permitting, at more frequent intervals.
Permitted as from: 
09/03/2002
Technical point of contact: 

U.S. Department of Transportation 
John A. Volpe 
Transportation Systems Center
55 Broadway 
Cambridge, MA 02142

Details: 

 

 Parameter    Number of bits    Description  
Designated Area
Code
10 The Designated Area Code will be 366 for the United States or 316 for
Canada depending on the location of transmitter.
Refer to Section 1.1 for description

Function Identifier

6 FI=32
Reserved   2   
Message ID   6 Message Identifier = 1 (00 0001 in binary)  
Major Version 8 Major revision number
Minor Version 8 Minor revision number
Reserved 8 Reserved for future use
Total Number of Bits 48 (1 Slots)