A Class B AIS transponder requires a dedicated GPS antenna (all Class B units must have their own internal GPS and can't use an external feed for regulatory purposes) as well as a VHF antenna or suitable VHF-AIS antenna splitter. The GV30 is a combination VHF/AIS and GPS antenna with twin coax feeds (10m). It is fitted with a standard 1" threaded base so will mount onto a variety of deck, pole and rail attachments available from many 3rd party suppliers. The 10m coax cables are terminated with an FME mini connectors which make running the cable easy, as the connector is barely larger than the 5mm cable. We then supply suitable adaptors for the TNC and BNC connectors on our AIT2000. The GV30 is just 190mm high and 75mm in diameter. Despite its compact dimensions, it offers very good performance as it is specifically tuned to 162MHz (AIS frequency). The GV30 is also available with the AIT2000 as a bundle.
KEY FEATURES - Combination AIS/VHF and GPS antenna - Specifically tuned to 162MHz - High gain GPS element - Supplied with 2 x 10m cable tails fitted with mini connectors for easy cable installation - Standard 1" threaded base for compatibility with a variety of 3rd party mounts - Supplied with TNC (GPS) and BNC (AIS) adaptors - Under 200mm high for low profile installation