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, 8, 25 or 26. The acknowledge required flag should not be set when using the broadcast message 8.

Permitted as from: 
01/02/2014
Registrant: 
ITU-R.M.1371-5
Message number: 
25
DAC: 
1
FI: 
0
State: 
in force
Number of slots (max): 
5