July 16, 2014

GV30 Combo GPS-VHF Antenna – The Perfect Class B AIS Transponder Antenna Solution

Many users are put off installing a Class B AIS transponder because of the requirement for additional antennas on their space strapped pushpit rail or radar arch. A Class B AIS transponder must have its own internal (built in)  dedicated GPS receiver so this requires a dedicated antenna.  It also […]
March 27, 2014

ISAF Offshore Special Regs now mandate an AIS Splitter

An important change to AIS installations has now come in to effect for Mono and Multi-Hull Category 0, 1 and 2 offshore racing yachts. The new 2014-2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Offshore Special Regulations (click here to download), that became effective as of 1st January 2014, include an important note […]
March 25, 2014
Dedicated VHF Antenna or Splitter

Class B Transponder – Dedicated VHF Antenna or Splitter ?

One of the most common questions we are asked by customers wanting to purchase an AIS Class B Transponder like our AIT2000, is what VHF antenna should they use ? The AIS system, uses two special “Data Only” channels of the VHF frequency range to transmit and receive its packets […]
February 24, 2014
AIS + VHF Antenna Separation

AIS + VHF Antenna Separation

  The AIS system works on two channels in the VHF frequency range and in order to receive or transmit AIS information it is necessary for the AIS unit to be connected to a VHF antenna. One option is to fit a VHF splitter such as our SPL2000, which allows […]
July 16, 2013

Integrating a PC into your boat's navigation system

Utilising a PC on board brings important benefits not just for regular PC tasks such as email and web access but also for entertainment and navigation.  This document explains how to integrate a PC into a boat’s navigation system and this approach offers substantial cost savings over buying a multi […]
May 23, 2012

Read about our new SPL2000 splitter in Sailing Today

In the July issue, our new splitter – the SPL2000, which has replaced the SPL250 has been featured. If you turn to page 22 you can read all about! It is available now. SPL2000 as featured in SailingToday
May 10, 2012

AIS Transponder Installation with our SPL2000 VHF antenna splitter

Our new ZeroLoss SPL2000 VHF antenna splitter is now in production so the 1st installations will start soon.  The disgram below shows how it integrates into an AIS/VHF system and its worth pointing out that it can be used with a AIS receiver too.  Installing any AIS system has just […]
May 4, 2012

Digital Yacht introduce a new AIS-VHF Antenna Splitter

With more and more users deciding to install an AIS receiver or transponder, the biggest issue surrounding the equipment is the installation of the extra antennas that are required.  An AIS receiver or transponder requires a VHF antenna, but Digital Yacht’s new SPL2000 AIS-VHF antenna splitter allows an existing antenna […]