The Kan AtoN transponder is an automatic identification system (AIS) in types 1 or 3 for aids to navigation.
This equipment is a perfect tool for marine and port authorities with a monitoring system from their on shore station, or from their vessel. Typically information monitored are related to the AtoNs (i.e. Aids to Navigation - buoys and lighthouses) transmitting message 21 relating to: name, type, size and identification number (MMSI), real position, off position status, message 6 relating to Battery, Solar panel and Racon status. All this information is transmitted in real time.
The Kan AtoN transponder can also transmit meteorological and hydrographical data and specific data of the AtoN.