Just Helicopters

Mountain Ridge Helicopters Helicopter Flight Training Higher Ground Helicopters Flight Academy Ocean ColoHeliops 702 Helicopters Helicopter Flight Training

Mountain Ridge Helicopters Helicopter Flight Training Higher Ground Helicopters Flight Academy Ocean ColoHeliops 702 Helicopters Helicopter Flight Training

15
Becker Avionics introduces a new Maritime VHF Dual Band Transceiver for the Polycon Wireless Intercom Extension System

Miramar, FL – August 15, 2011 – Becker Avionics the partner of Axnes Aviation AS for sales and marketing, as well as product support services for the Polycon Wireless Extension System for North and South America, announced the introduction of the new Maritime VHF Dual-Band Transceiver for the Polycon Wireless Intercom Extension System.

The new MP20 dual-band transceiver now features a Maritime VHF radio component in addition to the UHF radio used for communication with the aircraft intercom system. The Maritime VHF will provide a backup communication channel in the case an external crewmember should want to communicate directly with a vessel, or as a backup communication option if the aircraft for any reason needs to relocate out of range of the external crewmember(s).
Brett Gardner, Director of Sales and Marketing stated “With the MP20 Transceiver now providing extra Maritime VHF channels, operators will have the advantage of combining two radios in one, reducing the number of radios that external crew members need to carry and, thus increase safety and comfort through reduced system complexity and weight.”

The new Polycon MP20 Dual-Band Transceiver is fully compatible with the standard Polycon MP20 single band transceiver version, and can be used in mixed combination between both. Externally, there are some slight changes setting the single and dual band units apart:

  • a longer antenna (1 cm)
  • a black rubber front PTT button

About Polycon Wireless Intercom System
Polycon communication system was developed by professionals, for professionals and its superior performance and unique patented features are unmatched by competitors. The Polycon system was also developed in close cooperation with professional Search and Rescue (SAR) teams. The system fully integrates the external operating crew into the aircraft intercom system and provides increased situational awareness and constant un-interrupted communication between crewmembers which is critical to mission execution. The Polycon system has become standard equipment in SAR helicopters from major European helicopter manufacturers and other aircraft OEMs.
Features include:

  • Wireless Intercom Extension
  • Waterproof design (1m)
  • Rugged construction
  • Long Range (10-15 nm)
  • Effective Noise Canceling technology
  • Hands Free Operation
  • Accurate and Dependable Voice Activation technology
  • Casualty Communication
  • Multiple Aircraft Certifications
  • Small Physical Size (Base Station & Transceiver)


The System provides semi-duplex communication, based on 16 optional channels (Standard 409 – 419 MHz, UHF). Additionally, the system provides two operational modes, PTT operation or ‘No Interrupt’ Voice X-mission (NIVOX) activation and allows for TX output power adjustment up to 0.5 W.

The mobile transceiver is waterproof to 1 meter (3 feet), or up to 24 hours in a submersion vest. With its integral microphone built into the mobile transceiver, helmet removal is not required to speak to a casualty/patient.
The unique patented antenna (isotropic radiation non-directional) provides outstanding performance, and a typical range with external antenna of up to 10 – 15 NM, or line of sight.

The Aircraft Mounted Base Station is qualified to RTCA DO-160D, with installations flying on the most popular SAR Helicopters, such as the EC135, EC145, AS332L2 / EC225, S-76, S-92, and AW139.
The Polycon system is also used in other applications, such as:

  • Mechanics working with running engines
  • ”Pre-Flight ground checks”
  • On / Offloading of personnel
  • Ground personnel when using sling loads
  • Inter-operations with ships, boats, and ground personnel
  • Inter-operations with ground rescue teams
  • Mechanics on the ground when conducting short test flights
  • Loadmasters on larger helicopters and aircraft


Read more at www.beckerusa.com/polycon

About Axnes Aviation
Axnes Aviation AS specializes in developing, manufacturing and distributing advanced and highly durable wireless intercom systems for use under harsh conditions in aircraft and on other operational platforms.

In close cooperation with SAR operators, Axnes Aviation developed the Polycon system, a Wireless Headset Communication System that seamlessly integrates an audio and intercom system for fixed and rotary wing aircraft, and has been supplying this product to the Aviation industry for 10 years.

Axnes Aviation was founded in 1995, and is a privately held company. The company is located in Norway with offices in Grimstad and Stavanger, close to SAR and EMS operator bases, as well as helicopter operations responsible for servicing SAR and transportation needs of the Oil & Gas industry in the North Sea.

Axnes Aviation AS products are standard and optional equipment for most major rotary wing aircraft suppliers.

Read more at www.axnes.com

About Becker Avionics
Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications.

Becker Avionics has a longstanding history of over 50 years in providing equipment to General and Corporate Aviation, ATC, law enforcement and military organizations around the world. In order to support international market requirements the Company has established branches around the world. Becker Avionics supports an extensive customer base, such as, but not limited to

Eurocopter, EADS, Airbus, British Aerospace, ATR, CASA, RUAG, Xi’an Aircraft Corporation, Agusta-Westland, Pilatus, German Air Force, Navy and Army, German Border Patrol, German Police, Austrian Army and Police, Swiss Air Force, Dutch Police, Security Civil, Irish Air Corps, Egyptian Navy, Indonesian Navy, Portuguese Air Force, US Army, US Air Force, US Navy and US Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, etc. For more information see:

www.beckerusa.com or  www.becker-avionics.com.

Posted in: Press Releases
  | Permalink | Share | |

Comments

Elly
Saturday, September 03, 2011 7:51 AM
Your aticrle was excellent and erudite.
cljtdocskh
Sunday, September 04, 2011 2:10 AM
CZD76m gujkfrrisywc
Avantek
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 6:38 PM
cheap accutane online xpy prednisone no prescription =-))
palexskin
Thursday, September 15, 2011 9:09 PM
prednisone buy 7120 viagra ivh
BigTOLIS
Monday, September 19, 2011 9:20 PM
cheap health insurance 386671 health insurance 99701
SirTeoHero
Thursday, September 22, 2011 6:45 PM
how to get prescription accutane 647 mail order viagra 9264
DEREKALAIN
Sunday, September 25, 2011 4:13 AM
business insurance quote 8D life insurance quotes =-[ ]
mergfkt
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 3:19 AM
infinity auto insurance 8OO auto insurance rates cygmoi
tonyescuso
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 7:52 PM
home insurance ofbj auto insurance quotes %P
dalosiman
Friday, September 30, 2011 9:30 PM
cheap health insurance loui cheap car insurance =-[ ]
marloufa
Saturday, October 01, 2011 8:53 PM
cheap car insurance 951537 state auto insurance =-O

Post Comment

Only registered users may post comments.

Thousands of helicopter professionals from 160+ countries "worldwide" visit JustHelicopters.com every day, making it the Helicopter Industry's #1 Online Resource! Whether a Helicopter Pilot, Helicopter Student, Helicopter Mechanic, Employer, Helicopter Flight School, Helicopter Business, or an enthusiast, JustHelicopters.com has something for you.


© Copyright 2000–2012 Justhelicopters.com

Terms Of Use