Text 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.

Permitted as from: 
16/06/2007
Registrant: 
ITU-R.M.1371-3
Message number: 
6
DAC: 
1
FI: 
0
State: 
in force
Number of slots (max): 
5