USCG testing of virtual ATON or eATON

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has announced that a testing of virtual aids to navigation, i.e., Automatic Identification System (AIS) Aids to Navigation (ATON) messages is being conducted in several ports around the US.

USCG to test Automatic Identification System (AIS) Aids to Navigation (ATON)

In the near future, the U.S. Coast Guard and other authorized agencies and organizations (i.e., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Marine Exchange of Alaska) will begin transmitting AIS ATON messages and marine safety information via AIS for testing and evaluation. T

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