Text telegram using 6-bit ASCII

Introduction/Additional information: 

This IFM should be used by a ship or base station to send 6-bit ASCII text telegram to other AIS stations. The text telegram can be sent with either binary message 6 or 8. The acknowledge required flag should not be set when using the broadcast message 8. Replaced by ITU-R.M.1371-3

Permitted as from: 
01/01/1998
Not to be used after: 
15/06/2007
Registrant: 
ITU-R.M.1371-1
Message number: 
8
DAC: 
1
FI: 
0
State: 
replaced
Number of slots (max): 
5