Object Class: Radar station
CORRECTION to object class in S-57 Edition 3.1.2
The attributes PEREND and PERSTA have been added to object class Radar station.
Acronym: RADSTA (P)
Set Attribute_A: CATRAS; COMCHA; DATEND; DATSTA; HEIGHT; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; PEREND; PERSTA; STATUS; VALMXR; VERACC; VERDAT;
Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;
Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;
A station with a transmitter emitting pulses of ultra-high frequency radio waves which are reflected by solid objects and are detected upon their return to the sending station. (International Maritime Dictionar y, 2nd Ed.)
INT 1: IM 30; IS 1;
S-4: 485.1; 487.3;
The object 'radar station' is used to encode the technical equipment itself independent of the building or structure where it is installed. This building or structure, e.g. mast, tower, building, radar dome is a different object.
Distinction: radar line; radar range; radar transponder beacon;