Implementation status


ERC Decision of 1 June 1999 on the Automatic Identification and Surveillance system (AIS) channels in the maritime VHF band

Implementation Summary
Yes 33
Yes Partly 0
Committed 2
Planned 0
Under study 0
See remarks 0
No 2
No info 9
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania Yes 20-10-2010 Implemented through reference in the National Frequency Allocation Table
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented with the Frequency Utilisation Ordinance
Azerbaijan No info
Belgium Yes 01-09-2009
Bosnia and Herzegovina No info
Bulgaria Yes 01-09-2009 In practice maritime administration implements all decisions
Croatia Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through NTFA
Cyprus Yes 01-09-2009 Incorporated into National Frequency Allocation Table
Czech Republic Yes 04-10-2010 Plan of Radio Spectrum Utilisation, Part No.Part. No. PV-P/1/09.2015-6
Denmark Yes 01-09-2009 Implementation through reference in the national table of frequency allocations
Estonia Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented through reference in the Estonian Frequency Allocation Plan
Finland Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by Regulation FICORA 4, see_x00D_
France Yes 01-09-2009 See NFAT F35b
Georgia No info
Germany Yes 01-09-2009
Greece No info
Hungary Yes 01-09-2009 National footnote H75 of the National Table of Frequency Allocations, which was published by Decree No. 15/2012 (XII.29.)NMHH, and Decree No. 2/2013 (I.7.)NMHH on establishing the rules of use for frequency bands that may be used for civil purposes
Iceland Yes 01-09-2009 National Table of Frequency Allocation
Ireland Yes 01-09-2009 Both channels have been entered into the national table of frequency allocations
Italy Yes 01-09-2009 Footnote to the national frequency allocation table
Latvia Yes 01-09-2009
Liechtenstein Yes 01-09-2009
Lithuania Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by Order No. 1V-1160 of the Director of the Communications Regulatory Authority of 24 December 2008 on the Aproval of the Plan for the Use of Radio Frequencies
Luxembourg Yes 01-09-2009
Malta Yes 01-09-2009
Moldova No 01-09-2009
Monaco No info
Montenegro Yes 26-10-2010
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009 The channels have been made available by 01-01-2000
North Macedonia No 01-06-2012
Norway Yes 01-09-2009
Poland No info
Portugal Yes 01-09-2009
Romania Yes 01-09-2009 Included in the National Table of Frequency Allocations
San Marino No info
Serbia Yes 27-09-2010
Slovak Republic Committed 01-09-2009 Co-existence AIS and existing services is still not clear, implementation planned
Slovenia Yes 01-09-2009 NTFA
Spain Committed 01-09-2009
Sweden Yes 01-09-2009 Implemented by National Frequency Allocation Table
Switzerland Yes 01-09-2009 The Swiss Administration reserves its position with regard to the frequency 162.025 MHz: This frequency is in use for a mountain railway high altitude application in Switzerland. Harmful interference is likely to occur in case the frequency is used in the region of Basle and a couple of kilometres down the Rhine from Basle in Germany and/or France. Therefore Switzerland wishes adequate protection to be maintained in the critical area
Türkiye Yes 21-10-2010
Ukraine Yes 31-03-2011
United Kingdom Yes 01-09-2009 The channels that AIS operate on were already in existence and the usage was changed world-wide. This was implemented in the UK around 2 years ago and is covered under a standard CSR licence
Vatican City No info