Object Class: Radar transponder beacon

CORRECTION to object class in S-57 Edition 3.1.2

The attributes PEREND and PERSTA have been added to object class Radar transponder beacon.


Acronym: RTPBCN (P)

Code: 103

Set Attribute_A: *CATRTB; DATEND; DATSTA; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; PEREND; PERSTA; RADWAL; SECTR1; SECTR2; SIGGRP; SIGSEQ; STATUS; VALMXR;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A transponder beacon transmitting a coded signal on radar frequency, permitting an interrogating craft to determine the bearing and range of the transponder. Also called racon. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 4137)

References:

INT 1: IS 2-3;

M-4: 486.1-3;

Remarks:

The object class 'radar transponder beacon' is only used to encode the technical equipment independent of the structure on which it is located (e.g. a beacon, light-vessel or tower).

Distinction: radar line; radar range; radar station;