Marine satellite supplier makes use of new free service

Following today’s announcement about the new Freesat service, C A Clase have confirmed that their KVH TracVision M series, a range of powerful DVB compatible mobile satellite TV antennas, can be used in conjunction with the brand new digital ‘free-to-air’ satellite TV service to deliver popular onboard entertainment.

Freesat is a joint BBC and ITV satellite service offering free digital TV, radio, interactive TV and HD TV programmes at the cost of a one-off payment for a digital box, satellite dish and installation. By using a TracVision M Series TV antenna with a Freesat digital box boat owners can benefit from over 80 channels of great entertainment including films, music, news, lifestyle, travel and children’s programmes without any monthly subscriptions or complicated packages to choose from. The TracVision M series also offers HD TV ready systems, so providing boaters have compatible HD TV sets they can enjoy superb resolution, unmatched picture quality and incredible sound.

The high performance TracVision M Series features KVH’s exclusive ‘RingFire’ technology, a remarkable breakthrough in antenna design, fusing precisely shaped, tuned parabolic dish antennas with custom designed, duel mode feedtubes and modified LNBs to provide wider geographic coverage and the best reception available. The TracVision M Series also offers KVH’s signature HP tracking, guaranteeing outstanding tracking and uninterrupted satellite television reception.

The TracVision M Series provides an antenna to suit every size and type of boat, catering for both leisure and commercial markets. C A Clase provides the full range from the TracVision M3, a small ultra quiet antenna system designed for 25-40 ft boats, to the TracVision M9, a powerful 82cm antenna offering 80 ft recreational and commercial vessels a sleek look that matches the vessel’s streamlined design.

Hampshire based C A Clase is the sole distributor of KVH products in the UK. Prices for the TracVision M series start a £3,999 including VAT. Freesat is available from several well known high street electrical stores and retails at £49.00 including VAT.