|We are able to provide a number of AIS receivers for free to any interested individual or company, in order to further expand the coverage of MarineTraffic. In case you are interested and you fulfill some prerequisites, we will provide you a complete set of high quality equipment. You will have to install the receiver in your building and provide electricity and Internet connectivity.|
Please note the following requirements:
Antenna: You must be able to install an external antenna at the roof of your building. The between the antenna and the receiver should preferably be less than 10 meters.
Electricity: You must be able to provide electricity for the (very low consumption) equipment.
Internet: You must have a 24hour connection to the Internet.
We will be collecting applications from any interested party. Although we will try to respond to all applications, we will give priority to the following cases:
The proposed location is not already covered by our system.
The proposed location is of special interest, such as crowded port, high traffic ship route, canal, point at high altitude, etc.
The applicant has some experience in similar technology and generally in radio equipment.