TracVision A9

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Special Offer for DIRECTV and DISH Network Customers

Give Your Charter Bus or Conversion Van Great Satellite TV
Set yourself apart from the competition by offering your customers their favorite satellite TV programming while on the road. Bring live DIRECTV and DISH Network programming to your charter bus or conversion van by adding the KVH TracVision A9 satellite TV antenna system. Skip the DVDs and instead offer your passengers more than 300 channels of DIRECTV or DISH Network service on the open road*.

Ultra Low-profile, In-motion Satellite TV Antenna
Ideal for in-motion applications and vehicles with height restrictions, the 5-inch high TracVision A9 has multi-satellite capability providing a great selection of live standard definition DIRECTV and high-definition DISH Network programming on the go. Your customers can enjoy their favorite sports coverage and TV shows while traveling with you – making the TracVision A9 a choice that not only benefits you, but your passengers as well.

Simple and Easy to Use
TracVision A9 features the innovative TracVision TV-Hub, an IP-enabled antenna control unit allowing access to system information from any mobile device or laptop. The TV-Hub makes it easy to control the satellite TV system with a wizard for easy installation and setup, plus access to fast troubleshooting and system diagnostics.

*Subject to local channel availability and satellite accessibility.

Suggested Retail Price: $5,495

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Options & Accessories

01-0385-02 : Tracvision A9 with IP-enabled TV-Hub for DIRECTV & Dish Network service; Direct Roof Mount; includes DISH or DIRECTV Receiver

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

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

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

72-0634 :



19-0980 : DISH Network HD Wally receiver with RF Remote Control


Low-clearance satellite TV antenna solution
Satellite Coverage Regions 1

North America
(Full in-motion reception of satellite TV signals on open roads with a clear view of the TV satellites in the southern sky throughout most of the continental U.S.)

Compatible Satellite TV Services
Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight
81 cm x 12.7 cm (32" x 5")/

22.5 kg (49.5 lbs)

HDTV Compatible


LNB Types Available (polarization/output)

Stacked Circular

User Interface

TV-Hub web interface

Satellite Acquisition


Supports Multiple Receivers (dual-output LNB)
Receiver Included


Available Dome Colors


Automatic Satellite Switching


High Signal Strength Acquisition (50-51 dBW)


Elevation/Azimuth Range

+31° to +57°/Continuous1

System Power

10-30 VDC
42 watts nominal

Single Cable

1 Years Parts, 1 Year Labor 7

North American System Configuration KVH Part Number
01-0385-01 (Roof Rack Mount)

01-0385-02 (Roof Mount)

EMEA System Configuration KVH Part Number


MSRP (North American Configuration)


1 Services may require different LNB types.
2 Limited coverage in certain regions in N. America and Europe; visit for details.
3 Requires region-specific LNB, receiver, and service; receiver not included.
4 Ku-band services only.
5 Compatible with Ku-band HD services worldwide. Details at For DISH Network subscribers, requires DISH Network VIP211 HDTV receiver.
6 Single receiver system.
7 Unless subject to in-country regulations.
8 Optional system configuration – contact KVH for details and pricing.

Brochures & Datasheets


Document File Info
INSTALLATION GUIDE - TracVision A9 PDF file 6.7 MB / 43 pg
INSTALLATION GUIDE - TracVision A9 - For systems with TV-Hub S/N 180601015 - Present PDF file 6.7 MB / 41 pg
QUICK START GUIDE - TracVision A9 PDF file 1 MB / 2 pg
USER'S GUIDE - TracVision A9 PDF file 2.4 MB / 96 pg



KVH's TracVision RV systems offer domes in white only.


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)


  • In-motion reception of local programming1 along with more than 300 channels of standard definition DIRECTV or high definition DISH Network satellite TV programming along with 50+ channels of satellite radio2
  • 5-inch high, patented dome3 available in high-gloss black automotive-grade finish
  • Compatible with virtually all standard factory-installed and aftermarket video systems
  • Sleek IP-enabled TracVision TV-Hub delivers easy setup and operation, and easy user interface for system information from any smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or computer
  • World-class warranty coverage and support
  • NEW! Includes satellite TV receiver for either DISH Network or DIRECTV U.S.4

1 TracVision A9 provides full in-motion reception of satellite TV signals on open roads with a clear view of the TV satellites in the southern sky throughout most of the continental U.S.
2 Access to local channels is subject to local availability and satellite accessibility.
3 Low-profile (flat) domes are ideally suited for in-motion operation and may experience rain fade from pooling water in some stationary applications. Dry conditions must exist for stationary operation.
4 DISH Network or DIRECTV U.S. receiver sent separately; requires pre-activation of service. See for details.

Featured Options

Multiple Installation Options
The TracVision A9 offers the convenience of multiple installation options, including the standard roof rack system and the roof mount system.

Exclusive Technology

Superior Performance & Technology
The ultra-low-profile TracVision A9 achieves its superior performance by using KVH’s patented hybrid phased-array antenna technology. Within the rugged housing lies a flat panel antenna capable of tracking DIRECTV and DISH Network’s satellites 22,500 miles above the equator, even while you’re cruising down the highway. Ultra-quiet, GPS-enhanced, and equipped with advanced tracking software, TracVision A9 ensures rapid satellite acquisition, a crystal-clear picture, and the outstanding reliability KVH is known for worldwide.

TracVision TV-Hub
The innovative TracVision TV-Hub integrates advanced functionality 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
  • Built-in SWM-compatible technology supports DIRECTV programming
  • Built-in DISH Pro output supports DISH Network service
  • 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

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.

White Papers & Case Studies

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