Object Class: Radar range


Acronym: RADRNG (A)

Code: 100

Set Attribute_A: COMCHA; DATEND; DATSTA; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; STATUS;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

Indicates the coverage of a sea area by a radar surveillance station. Inside this area a vessel may request shore-based radar assistance, particularly in poor visibility.

References:

INT 1: IM 31;

M-4: 487.1;

Remarks:

Many large ports have a radar surveillance system covering their approaches to provide guidance fo r vessels, particularly in poor visibility...

The maximum range of the system forms an arc or series of overlapping arcs... (IHO Chart Specifications, M-4)

Distinction: radar line;