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Standard Horizon Quest 1500S VHF
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Quest GX 1500S
The Quest1500S from Standard Horizion is a fixed mounted VHF
transceiver with many upgrades. This model has compact features with
capabilities for a second station remote, an oversized Alphanumeric LCD, one
button access to channel 16 and 9, DSC distress call automatically broadcast
Lat/Longand Vessel ID and many others... The 1500S
has a 3 year waterproof warranty, and comes in either white or black color
options. The features above are explained in more detail below.
- Remote Microphone Station All of the features of the
main radio can be accessed through a optional RAM+ speaker microphone
(CMP25) or VH-310 telephone style handset when connected.
- Oversized Display There
is no question about it. With a big, bold display there is no mistaking the
information. The QUEST-X contrast and brightness can be adjusted for
situations where the radio cannot be mounted directly in front of you.
Names and GPS Repeating All
the information you need right at your fingertips. Customizable channel
naming allows you to easily change the channel name for greater ease of use
and better channel recognition. Position, date, and time are also displayed
when interfaced with a GPS receiver.
Selective Calling The QUEST-X is Class D class DSC VHF
with a separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows DSC calls to be received
even when listening to traffic on Marine VHF channels. The DSC DISTRESS
function when activated transmits a digital MAYDAY including vessel
identification, Latitude / Longitude and time (with GPS connected), to
facilitate prompt response. Additional calls that can be made are
Individual, Urgency and Safety.
Position Request / Send Easily share position
information with other DSC equipped vessels using the position request and
position sharing functions. With the push of a few buttons you can request
the position of another vessel, or simply send your position information to
the vessel you select. The GPS Position of received DSC Distress call or
Position Request calls can be shown on STANDARD HORIZON GPS Chart plotter
display simply by connecting 2 NMEA wires.
Knobs and Scanning Radio
operation and channel selection is made easy (even with gloves) with the
oversized volume, squelch and channel selector knobs The QUEST-X has Dual
Watch, which scans a selected channel and ch16 simultaneously allowing you
to monitor a channel and not miss calls made on ch16. Programmable Scan and
Priority Scan features are user programmable.
Voice Noise Reduction Technology The
QUEST-X features Clear Voice Noise Reduction Technology eliminating unwanted
background noises like engines and wind during transmission. This assures
transmissions are crystal clear along with dedicated 16/9 key and channel
Year Waterproof Warranty If
the QUEST-X fails for any reason (including water damage) during normal use
for the first 3 years of ownership, STANDARD HORIZON will repair or replace
it free, without hassles or charges. If it fails for anytime thereafter in
normal use, for as long as the original purchaser owns the radio, STANDARD
Horizon's Lifetime Flat Rate and Customer Loyalty Service Programs will