This bundle includes an AIS receiver with a VHF antenna. This value priced, entry level AIS receiver is Digital Yacht’s most cost effective solution for getting AIS on your PC. The AIS100 uses true dual channel technology – it will out-perform all other, inferior, single channel receivers. This version is self powered from the PC or MAC so no additional DC power is required. It ships with a 25cm portable VHF antenna with a sucker cup style mounting – ideal for portable use.
Simple plug and play USB connection to a PC. Uses standard drivers built-in to Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 and is automatically mapped to an available “virtual” com port, which your PC software can read. Also compatible with Mac OS X and all LINUX Kernels since V2.4.20.
For use with any AIS compatible PC navigation software, such as the latest SmarterTrack, MaxSea, SeaPro, Nobeltec and RosePoint applications.
The QMax is a compact 25cm VHF antenna with sucker cup style mounting. This base loaded 1/4 wave antenna, comes complete with an integral 4m (12ft) cable, fitted with a BNC connector and also a rubber suction cup for fast, easy mounting to any smooth horizontal surface.
“The QMax is a compact 25cm VHF antenna with sucker cup style mounting.”
“Perfect for PC based navigation systems with USB drivers for PC, MAC and linux.”
“Easy to use PC navigation software compatible with Navionics charts. Powerful features and AIS enhanced displays.”
“Connects to any NMEA AIS compatible chart plotter and adds an AIS overlay. Simple to install, highly sensitive dual channel design that’s easy to install with Garmin, Raymarine, Standard, Lowrance, Simrad, Furuno etc plotters.”
“Patented zero loss technology lets you share your main VHF antenna with the VHF radio, FM radio and AIS. Compatible with transponders and receivers.”
“AIS SART Alarm — Connects to any of our AIS devices and detects a SART target — ideal for use as a MOB system with personal SARTs.”