TECDIS link to TELSCOPE

TECDIS link to TELSCOPE

TECDIS provides the following over link to TELSCOPE when “Serial_PTKL_port is set to a port number in the TELChart.ini 

To activate the serial output to TelScope:

  1. Edit C:\Program Files (x86)\TECDIS\TELchart.ini.
  2. Locate the setting "serial_PTLK_port" in the [Options] section, and set this to the serial port number connected to TelScope.

To add output:

  1. Edit C:\Program Files (x86)\TECDIS\TELchart.ini.
  2. Locate the setting "serial_PTLK_all" in the [Options] section, and set this to 1.

To adjust the baud rate used by TECDIS for this port:

  1. Open TECDIS Setup.
  2. Temporarily select the serial port for use on one of the sensors.
  3. Select the desired baud rate.
  4. Deselect the serial port from the sensor used in (2) above again.

Sentence $PTLKC:

Value

Units

Fetcher field

ECDIS Palette (day/dusk/night)

-

ECDIS.PALETTE

Speed trough water

Knots

STW

Depth bellow keel

Meters

DPTH.KEEL

ECDIS license number

-

ECDIS.LIC

True Wind direction

-

WIND.TRUE.DIR

True Wind speed

Knots

WIND.TRUE.SPD

Rate of turn

Degrees/minute

ROT

ECDIS configured vesseldraught

Meters

DRAUGHT

Relative wind direction

Deg

WIND.REL.DIR

Relative wind speed

Knots

WIND.REL.SPD

Bow transverse speed over ground

Knots (starboard +)

SOG.TRANS.BOW

Stern transverse speed over ground

Knots (starboard +)

SOG.TRANS.STERN

Longitudinal speed over ground

Knots (forward +)

SOG.FORW

Relative measurment of rudder angle

- (starboard +)

RUDDER

ECDIS number (1 or 2, or 3+ on multiple installs

-

ECDIS.ID

 

When route monitoring is active, this is added:

Sentence $PTLKW:

Value

Units

Fetcher field

Course to steer

Deg

WP.CTS

Next course to steer

Deg

WP.CTS2

Distance to wheelover line

NM

WP.DWOL

Time to go to next waypoint

Hours

WP.TTG

Cross track error

NM (starboard +)

WP.XTD

Route leg width to port

NM

WP.XPORT

Route leg width to starboard

NM

WP.XSTBD

Deviation from course to steer

Deg (clockwise +)

WP.DEV

Distance to wheelover line after next waypoint

NM

WP.DWOL2

Distance to go to end of route

NM

ROUTE.DTG

ID of next waypoint

String

WP.ID

ECDIS number (1 or 2, or 3+ on multiple installs)

-

ECDIS.ID

 

 

When “serial_PTLK_all” is set to =1 (activated) in TELChart.ini:

Sentence $EIRMC:

Value

Units

Fetcher field

Position

“n.nnn, e.eee”

POS

Speed over ground

Knots

SOG

Course over ground

Deg

COG

Time

“YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.SSSS”

TIME

Position mode

Enum

POS.MODE

 

Sentence $EIHDT:

Value

Units

Fetcher field

Heading

Deg

HDG

 

Sentence $PTLKL:

Value

Units

Fetcher field

Type

-

-

LOP

-

-

Estimated Position

-

-