TracVision TV6

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Special Offer for DIRECTV and DISH Network Customers

Worldwide Coverage and Unsurpassed Tracking
Your crew needs a satellite TV system they can rely on to ensure breaking news gets through no matter what conditions the vessel is facing during missions or patrols. TracVision TV6 combines advanced technology with ease of installation and use, and delivers top performance and tracking.

Advanced TV-Hub for Automatic Satellite Switching and Fast System Information
The innovative TracVision TV-Hub, which is standard equipment with the TV6, enables automatic satellite switching, which makes it easy to access all programming and local channels wherever the vessel travels, and with whatever satellite TV services are used. The TV-Hub also provides fast system troubleshooting from any smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or computer on the vessel.

The TracVision TV6 is controlled by the Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended (Title 50, USC App 2401 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, the Export Administration Regulations, 15 CFR 730 et seq. Diversion contrary to U.S. law is prohibited.

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Options & Accessories


01-0369-02 : TracVision TV6 Satellite TV Antenna System w/IP-enabled TV-Hub B; Linear Universal Quad-output LNB with AutoSkew & GPS

01-0369-03 : TracVision TV6 Satellite TV Antenna System w/IP-enabled TV-Hub B; Circular Dual-output LNB; for DIRECTV L.A. Service

01-0369-06 : TracVision TV6 Satellite TV Antenna System w/IP-enabled TV-Hub B

01-0369-07 : TracVision TV6 Satellite TV Antenna System w/IP-enabled TV-Hub A; Circular LNB with stacked Dual output; for N. American Services (DIRECTV, DISH & BellTV)


19-0730 : DIRECTV H25 HD Receiver with IR Remote Control (110 VAC) - for TV Series

19-0866 : DISH ViP 211Z Mobile Receiver w/IR Remote Control


19-0860 : DIRECTV Ethernet Coax Adapter (DECA); for automatic switching in multi-receiver applications

72-0563 :
RF Remote Control Kit for DIRECTV H25 HD receiver




A 60 cm (24-inch) antenna provides an extended coverage area that is perfectly suited for vessels heading offshore for short or long voyages

Satellite Coverage Regions 1
Compatible Satellite TV Services
Most Ku-band services worldwide including DIRECTV, DISH Network & Bell TV in North America2
Antenna Dish Diameter
60 cm (24")
Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

66.6 cm x 69.9 cm (26.2" x 27.4") /
24.2 kg (53.4 lbs)

DVB-S2 Compatible
Minimum EIRP4
46 dBW (Ku-band)
HDTV Compatible
(requires a compatible HD receiver, HD-ready television, and subscription)
Yes (Ku-band services)
Skew Control
LNB Types Available (polarization/output)
Linear Universal Quad
DIRECTV L.A. Circular
Tri-Americas Circular13
Tracking Technology
High-Performance (HP) tracking
User Interface
TV-Hub web interface
GyroTrac (Tuna Tower) Upgrade Available


Tri-Americas LNB Compatible
Elevation/Azimuth Range
+10° to +80°/720°
System Power
10-30 VDC
53 watts nominal
(Consult price list for alternative cabling options)
1 Power/RF cable: RG6 30 m (100') (single cable) included7
Antenna Operating Temperature
-25°C to +55°C
(-13°F to +131°F)
Antenna Survival Temperature
-25°C to +70°C
(-13°F to +158°F)
2 Years Parts, 1 Year Labor
North American System Configuration KVH Part Number
Tri-Americas Circular:
EMEA/Asia9, Brazil10 System Configuration KVH Part Number11
Linear Universal Quad Autoskew: 01-0369-02
Latin American System Configuration KVH Part Number11
DIRECTV L.A. Circular:
SKY Mexico System Configuration KVH Part Number11
Linear Universal Quad Autoskew: 01-0369-02
Tri-Americas LNB Upgrade Kit Part Number11

1 For details, visit
2 Requires region-specific receiver and service.
3 N. America DIRECTV only; DIRECTV receiver included.
4 Please note that all circular Ka-/Ku-/Ka-band Minimum EIRP values are average approximate figures that may vary according to actual transponder frequency and location.
5 Single receiver system.
6 Two-receiver system only, for most satellite services.
7 Some system configurations require additional RF cables
8 Unless subject to in-country regulations.
9 Some services in Asia require unique circular LNBs to work; contact KVH or your local dealer for more information.
10 Sky Brazil service.
11 Optional system configuration – contact KVH for details and pricing.
12 Limited coverage regions in Europe; visit for details
13 Tri-Americas Circular is a dual-band LNB for both DIRECTV L.A. and DIRECTV U.S. services.

Brochures & Datasheets

Document File Info
DATASHEET - TracVision TV6 PDF file 639 KB / 2 pg

Additional Documents, Forms & Pricing

Policies and AgreementsFile Info
KVH Industries, Inc. 2 Year/1 Year – LIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENT PDF file 31 KB / 1 pg
Technical DocumentsFile Info
TECHNOLOGY NOTES - U.S. Locations with Local Channels on DirecTV® 119W PDF file 83 KB / 1 pg



1) If you own a TracVision HD7 or HD11, set up the receivers as Dish Type 03:Slimline-3, Switch Type 01:SWM, and if a DVR is used set Tuners to 02:Dual (accessed by Menu->Parental Favorites and Setup->System Setup->Satellite->Repeat Satellite Setup)

2) If not an HD7 or HD11, set up the receivers as Dish Type 02:3-LNB 18x20, Switch Type 02:Multiswitch (accessed by Menu->Parental Favorites and Setup->System Setup->Satellite->Repeat Satellite Setup)


Yes.  The TracPhone Fleet One uses GPS positioning system by default, but you can select between GPS, Beidou (Chinese satellite navigation system), GPS and Beidou and GPS and GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System).


  • Ultra high-efficiency, 60 cm (24-inch) diameter antenna features proprietary RingFire™ technology for stronger signals, wider geographic coverage, and better reception
  • Supports DIRECTV U.S., DIRECTV Latin America, DISH Network, Bell TV, and circular and linear Ku-band services worldwide
  • Supports multiple receiver installations
  • Linear Universal Quad LNB configuration offers optional built-in GPS and autoskew
  • Tri-Americas LNB option for seamless TV throughout the Americas
  • Sleek IP-enabled TracVision TV-Hub delivers easy setup and operation, and easy user interface for system information from a Wi-Fi enabled device
  • HDTV compatible (Ku-band services only)
  • Integrated Single Wire Multiswitch (SWM-8) built into belowdecks TV-Hub supports up to 8 DIRECTV receivers 
  • Single coaxial cable for power, data, and video enables easy installations and retrofits
  • DVB-S2 compatible
  • Advanced inertial-based stabilized search for fast satellite acquisition
  • High performance tracking with advanced algorithms for crystal-clear television picture in heavy seas
  • Built-in worldwide satellite library
  • IP AutoSwitch option for multiple receiver installations – for simple auto-switching on Dish Pro and DiSEqC-compatible services
  • World-class warranty coverage and support

Featured Options

Tri-Americas LNB
If your vessel makes passages from North America to South America and back again, you can rely on seamless satellite TV coverage throughout your journey with KVH’s Tri-Americas LNB.

IP AutoSwitch
IP AutoSwitch for multiple receiver installations delivers simple auto-switching on Dish Pro and DiSEqC-compatible services so you can easily access the channels and programs you want to watch – even when they are not on the same satellite.

Complementary Systems
Complement your KVH TracVision satellite television system with a KVH TracPhone V-IP satellite communications system for fast and reliable satellite Internet and VoIP services. TracPhone V3-IP, V7-IP, and V11-IP are designed exclusively for KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband network, the world’s no.1 maritime VSAT service.

Exclusive Technology

TracVision TV-Hub
The innovative TracVision TV-Hub integrates the advanced functionality of the TV-series system into one streamlined unit:
  • IP-enabled antenna control unit with Ethernet connection and built-in Wi-Fi interface allows access to system information from any Wi-Fi device
  • Automatic satellite switching makes it easy to access all programming and local channels wherever you travel, and with whatever service you use
  • Built-in SWM-compatible technology supports DIRECTV programming
  • Built-in DISH Pro output supports DISH Network and Bell TV service
  • Built-in DiSEqC protocol supports linear TV services around the world
  • Two output ports provide the flexibility to use legacy receivers and expand SWM capability
  • Status indicators quickly convey information about antenna function and power
  • 10-30 VDC input provides power to the TV-Hub, which in turn provides power to the antenna
  • NMEA 0183/2000 input for heading and GPS enable fastest satellite acquisition

RingFire Technology
KVH’s proprietary RingFire technology is a remarkable breakthrough in antenna design, fusing precisely shaped, tuned parabolic dish antennas with custom-designed, dual-mode feed tubes and uniquely modified LNBs. RingFire technology provides unmatched illumination of the reflector resulting in signal strengths comparable to competitors’ larger antennas. This means that with TracVision, you'll enjoy wider geographic coverage and better reception than with competing antennas, even in extreme weather.

Satellite Coverage

The following satellite footprint information is intended as a general reference only. The satellite maps do not guarantee coverage and may change without notice. Also be aware that various conditions may cause signal quality to degrade along fringe coverage areas.

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