Attribute: Estimated range of transmission


Acronym: ESTRNG

Code: 91

Attribute type: F

Definition:

The estimated range of a non-optical electromagnetic transmission.

Minimum Value: 0

References:

INT 1: none specified;

M-4: none specified;

Indication:

Unit: nautical mile (M)

Resolution: 0.1M

Format:

xxx.x

Example:

45 for a range of 45 nautical miles.

Remarks:

The estimated range (distance) assumes 'in vacuo' transmission and a standard antenna height of 5 metres. Thus it gives a hint to the mariner whether he is likely to receive transmission at a certain distance from an object carrying this attribute.