The QUEST from STANDARD
HORIZON-a new standard in DSC capable VHF at an economical price.
The STANDARD HORIZON QUEST features an exceptional microphone that
meets the same strict waterproof standards as the radio. The QUEST
microphone includes STANDARD HORIZON's exclusive Clear-Voice Noise
Reduction Technology, which eliminates unwanted background noises
like engines and wind. The results are "Loud and Clear"
transmissions that are heard and understood the first time. Handy
buttons on the rubber armored microphone provide convenient access
to channels 16 and 9 and also have UP/DOWN channel selection.
CHASSIS MEANS RUGGED CONSTRUCTION WITH SUPERIOR
The QUEST's receiver is carefully wrapped in an
interference-reducing die-cast chassis. The result is uncompromising
receiver sensitivity, selectivity and rejection in a rugged housing
that will take the abuse while operating on a boat.
The QUEST meets the internationally recognized requirements for
SC101 Digital Selective Calling. The DISTRESS function activates the
unattended, continuous digital MAYDAY including vessel
identification, Latitude/Longitude, and time. Additional DSC
capabilities include the ability to send and receive ALL SHIPS,
INDIVIDUAL and URGENCY CALLS. Finally, the QUEST is capable of
responding to another vessels position request.
When connected to a GPS position receiver, the Quest repeats
latitude and longitude along with time and date on the radio
display. This is an important convenience shouldit be necessary to
communicate your vessels position in time of urgency.
Building a submersible radio is no simple task! The QUEST is wrapped
in a watertight case with conspicuous gasketing. The radio and all
of its connections pass a rigid JIS standard for submersion. The
result is a radio that will keep on talking even after a full
NAMES, NOAA WEATHER ALERT AND
Don't know what a specific channel should be used for, the QUEST
identifies on its huge display the function each channel is intended
for. The main purpose for marine VHF is safety. Program the active
weather channel into scan and the QUEST can intercept
frequency-encoded regional emergency weather alerts to advise you of
pending danger. In addition the QUEST is capable of monitoring one
user selected channel with 16 priority (DUAL WATCH) or scanning any
number or combination of channels with or without a priority channel
(SCAN, PRIORITY SCAN).
Visibility is no problem with an enormous LCD window with tall, wide
digits and obvious information flags that are easy to identify. The
LCD and keypad feature 3-step backlighting and 7 steps of LCD
- Noise Canceling
- Clear Voice Microphone
- Full Function DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
- GPS Repeatability
- Channel Function Names
- Simple Programmable Dual
- Watch/Scan/Priority Scan