Originally Posted by SteveInMD
At what sort of range should I be visible with my Raymarine AIS650? I would think I would be showing up much more often.
AIS uses two dedicated VHF marine radio bands. Thus, your range will be approximately
the same as your range transmitting and receiving on your VHF. There are technical reasons why the range might
be a bit longer but generally
the working distances are close enough for government work.
Fair winds and following seas