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“Implementation of the latest Radio Communication Regulations Appendix No.18 including 4-digit channel will be effective at first radio survey on or after 1 January 2028”
1 April 2022
1. Implementation Deadline
The first radio survey on or after 1 January 2028.
2. Status of Furuno Equipment
|Software to meet the requirement is not available. Solution is to retrofit with FM-8900s.||Spare parts obsolete since August 2017.|
|FM-8700||Spare parts obsolete since August 2017.|
|FM-8800S/D||Spare parts will be phased-out in February 2023.|
|FM-8900S||Software upgrade is required.|
Software version: lower than ver.4.01.
|No software upgrade is required.||Software version: ver.4.01 or higher|
3. How to Check the Software Version
Daily test on FM-8900s (Operation manual Chapter 7-1).
Contact us for more information:
For Retrofits: email@example.com
For Software Upgrade: firstname.lastname@example.org