Attribute: Value of nominal range


Acronym: VALNMR

Code: 178

Attribute type: F

Definition:

The nominal range at which an object can be seen or a signal detected.

References:

INT 1: IB 45; IP 14;

M-4: 451.1; 471.7;

Minimum Value: 0

Indication:

Unit: nautical mile (M)

Resolution: 0.1 M

Format:

xx.x

Example:

14 for a nominal range of 14 nautical miles.

Remarks:

The nominal range is normally the luminous range of a light in a homogeneous atmosphere in which the meteorological visibility is 10 sea miles. (IHO Hydrographic Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 4218)