BT-3 Bluetooth Navtex receiver
The new bluetooth Navtex is a dual frequency Navtex receiver that decodes and stores Navtex messages for viewing on an Android bluetooth enabled mobile phone or tablet. The unit is designed to be run continuously and have the stored messages downloaded as and when required by the user. An android app enables the user to search the stored messages or to program the device to display only wanted message types from selected stations.
The internal memory stores in excess of four hundred typical Navtex messages with new messages overwriting the oldest. The receiver can be supplied with a standard E-vector antenna or, for more challenging conditions, an H-vector antenna is also available. The antenna can be mounted on a rail and is connected to the receiver using the seven metre cable provided. A fused power cable is also supplied to connect the receiver to a permanent 12 volt power source.
The android app can be freely downloaded from the google play store, for Apple users an optional IOS app will be available from a third party supplier soon.
518 and 490kHz message reception
12 volt supply with low 27mA current consumption
Supply voltage 10 to 16 volts DC
Dimensions 135 x 100 x 30mm
Antenna length 195mm complete with 7 metre cable
Supplied with ative Series 2 antenna, fused power cable and downloadable android app
Compatible with Android phones and tablets
Optional Apple IOS app coming soon