Federal Communications Commission issues enforcement advisory on non-compliant AIS devices

Non-compliant AIS Enforcement Advisory Issued by FCC

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The use of non-compliant AIS devices, such as AIS Fish Net Buoys, is illegal and has the potential to disrupt important maritime communications, according to an advisory released by the Federal Communications Commission on Friday, June 14, 2019. As reported by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service: Story by Walter Ham U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters […]

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Camcopter Selected for Search and Rescue Trials

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Shine Micro industry-partner Schiebel announced Monday that the Camcopter S-100 has been selected for Search and Rescue (SAR) trials in Norway. From AUVSI News May 6, 2019: Schiebel has announced that its Camcopter S-100 UAS has been selected by Norway’s Andøya Test Center for extensive search and rescue trials as part of the Arctic 2030 […]

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ORBCOMM and Kordia Extend AIS Contract With Australian Maritime Safety Authority

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Shine Micro industry-partners Orbcomm and Kordia announced that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has extended their AIS contract for another year. From globenewswire.com: ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that the Australian Maritime […]

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ISR & Unmanned Systems: USCG Welcomes ScanEagle

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In an April article about ISR and Unmanned Systems, SeaPower Magazine Special Correspondent Daniel P. Taylor reports that “The Coast Guard is officially bringing the ScanEagle® drone into the fold with a Major new contract.” Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth Walton, U.S. Coast Guard Office of Aviation Forces, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, told Seapower that following the contract […]

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406 Day: National Campaign for Awareness of Emergency Locator Beacon Importance

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U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest Contact: 13th District Public Affairs Office: (206) 220-7237 After Hours: (206) 391-5864 13th District online newsroom NEWS RELEASE SEATTLE – Saturday, April 6, is 406 Day, a national campaign run by NOAA to spread awareness of the importance of emergency position indicating radio beacons, or EPIRBs, and personal locator beacons, […]

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Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Tillamook Bay, seeks public comment

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U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest Contact: 13th District Public Affairs Office: (206) 220-7237 After Hours: (206) 391-5864 13th District online newsroom NEWS RELEASE GARIBALDI, Wash. — Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system (WAMS) review of Tillamook Bay. The Coast Guard uses WAMS to validate the adequacy of the […]

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Drones & Droids: an AUVSI Cascade Event

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Judy Johnson, CFO of Shine Micro, Inc., will attend the Drones & Droids event presented by the AUVSI Cascade Chapter on  April 3rd, 2019 at the Center Point Conference Center in Kent, Washington. Of particular interest to Shine Micro, the symposium will feature a presentation entitled “Where the Wild and Robotic Things Are – An […]

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Shine Micro to Sponsor Aerospace Defense Symposium Featuring Industry Analysts, Leaders, and Advisors

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The annual Northwest Aerospace Defense Symposium will take place on April 10, 2019 at the Conference Center at the Sea–Tac International Airport. The event is co-hosted by PNDC and PNAA, and sponsored by Shine Micro. The Aerospace Defense Symposium is designed for Pacific Northwest businesses in the Aerospace Supply Chain.  The Shine Micro display will […]

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Beyond AIS: Mark Johnson to present at 2018 RTCM/NMEA Marine Electronics Conference

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  Mark Johnson, President and CEO of Shine Micro, Inc., will present at the annual RTCM / NMEA Marine Electronics Conference and EXPO on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at the PGA Resort in Palm Gardens, Florida.   Mr. Johnson is respected internationally for his work promoting the voluntary adoption of AIS and increasing the range […]