Cobham SATCOM announced the launch of a new SAILOR VHF
Cobham SATCOM announced the launch of the brand-new SAILOR VHF, the SAILOR 7222 VHF DSC Class A as the successor of the renowned and reliable SAILOR 6222 VHF DSC Class A. The SAILOR 7222 offers user-friendly operation, powerful features and unmatched durability in the toughest conditions.
Clear communication can make the difference between a non-event or a major incident, therefore the SAILOR 7222 VHF is developed as a robust platform that fully complies with the forthcoming standards implemented by the IMO resolution on Bridge Alert Management (MSC.302(87)) that will be introduced August 2021, as well as IEC 62023-1 and IEC-62923-2.
Building on the well established decades-long technology leadership of the SAILOR VHF DSC Class A radios that came before it, Cobham SATCOM developed the SAILOR 7222 VHF DSC Class A with updated hardware and software features that unlocks even more potential. It also has an innovative new user-friendly 5.5” TFT touch-screen interface, which further streamlines workflows and optimizes operational safety and efficiency.
The SAILOR 7222 Class A VHF DSC comprises of two units connected with a standard Ethernet connection:
- SAILOR 7224 Control Unit including Handset
- SAILOR 7226 VHF Transceiver unit
The SAILOR 7224 Control Unit is made to fit into existing SAILOR 6222 VHF DSC installations. It features simplified menu-driven operation via the responsive new touchscreen on the SAILOR 7224 Control Unit or a connected device with a browser to access the desired functions. Channels can also be selected using a rugged selection knob and the display can be customized with different color themes for optimum readability and visibility both day and night.