The QK-A023 is a single channel AIS receive-only unit, designed to be installed in a protected indoor environment for the small commercial, leisure, fishing boat and vessel monitoring markets in order to listen to other vessel's AIS information. Patent protected Auto-hop Channel Algorithm (ACA) improves 4% of captured message rate.




• Receiving on dual channels (161.975 MHz and 162.025 MHz) alternately

• Auto-hop channel algorithm improves 4% of captured message rate

• Sensitivity down to -106 dBm@30% PER

• Up to 55 nautical miles receiving range

• USB 2.0 powered (<32mA @ 5.0V)

• 38400 bps baud serial over USB

• Message output in industry NMEA-0183 format 

• Supports interworking with NMEA-0183 GPS receiver

• BNC connector for 50 Ohm VHF antenna

• Compatible with Windows XP,7,8,10,Mac OS X, Linux systems

• Plug & Play connectivity with chart plotters and PCs



Driver can be downloaded here.

Application notes can be downloaded here.


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