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KS-30 AIS Fibreglass Antenna 0.9M
The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is an automated
tracking system used on ships and by Vessel Traffic Services (VTS)
for identifying and locating vessels by electronically exchanging data
with other nearby ships and VTS stations. AIS transponders use two
different frequencies, VHF maritime channels 87B (161.975 MHz) and
88B (162.025 MHz). SCOUT has designed the KS-30 antenna to be
tuned on the AIS frequencies. Perfectly suited to the AIS radar and AIS Engine.
AIS Engine 3 upgrade processor
The AIS Engine 1 and 2 can be upgraded to AIS Engine 3 specification by replacing the processor. This is a straightforward procedure where the old device is simply unplugged from its socket and replaced by the new device. AIS Engine 3 relays all AIS messages.
KS-60 Wi Fi Range Extender
The KS-60 is a high gain 12dB omnidirectional antenna, allowing long range WiFi connectivity for any computer with a USB Port. Simple to connect with plug-and-play setup: connect the 5m USB cable to your laptop, download the drivers and surf the web with high speed. The KS-60 couples a 802.11b/g/n interface card with a 12dB antenna, producing over 30 times the power of a laptops built in WiFi card. The antenna is 1.2 metres long and is supplied with 5 metres of cable.
Connecting to the WiFi provided by marinas, harbours, hotels and restaurants won’t be a problem anymore. Your connection will be more stable and download speed improved.
The KS-60 is the perfect solution to stay internet-connected on your boat. It is compatible with OSX10.4 to 10.8 and Windows XP/Vista/7 and 8.
Note the antenna is not compatible with the latest Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan.
Suitable 14 tpi rail mounting bracket – see below
RG 58 10 m Cable pack
Coaxial cables are vital to the performance of your antenna and radio system. Selecting the best coaxial cable has become more and more complicated as more suppliers are offering a broader range of products. The cable selected will affect the system’s cost, coverage and reliability. That’s why for our antennas we only use one type of coaxial cable, the TOP PERFORMANCE RG 58 CU MIL, designed to guarantee the best signal transmission.