Becker Avionics Launches Dedicated Website for Polycon Wireless Headset Communication System

The Polycon system fully integrates the external operating crew into the aircraft intercom system and provides increased situational awareness and constant un-interrupted communication between crew members which is critical to mission execution.


HeliExpo2011, Orlando, FL, March 7, 2011 – Becker Avionics today unveiled www.beckerusa.com/polycon, its new product portal for the professional wireless headset communication system, PolyconTM, designed and produced by Axnes Aviation. The dedicated product website is specially designed to provide aviation professionals with easy access to product information on the PolyconTM wireless communication system.

Brett Gardner, Director of Sales and Marketing stated, "We gained a lot of positive feedback from our customers about our product website for the digital audio intercom system, DVCS6100, which made it a natural choice to apply the same concept to the PolyconTM system.” He continued, “The new website features the PolyconTM system and is a convenient way to receive detailed information, product specs, pictures, as well as downloadable user manuals.”

About Polycon Wireless Intercom System

Polycon communication system was developed by professionals, for professionals and its superior performance and unique patented features are unmatched by competitors. The Polycon system was also developed in close cooperation with professional Search and Rescue (SAR) teams. The system fully integrates the external operating crew into the aircraft intercom system and provides increased situational awareness and constant un-interrupted communication between crew members which is critical to mission execution. The Polycon system has become standard equipment in SAR helicopters from major European helicopter manufacturers and other aircraft OEMs.

Features include:

• Wireless Intercom Extension

• Waterproof design

• Rugged construction

• Long Range

• Effective Noise Canceling technology

• Hands Free Operation

• No Loss Voice Activation

• Casualty Communication

• Multiple Aircraft Certifications

• Small Physical Size

The System provides semi duplex communication, based on 16 optional channels (Standard 409 – 419 MHz, UHF). Additionally, the system provides two operational modes, PTT operation or No Interrupt Voice X-mission (NIVOX) activation and allows for TX output power adjustment up to 0.5 W.

The mobile transceiver is waterproof to 10 feet, or up to 24 hours in a submersion vest.

With its integral microphone built into the mobile transceiver, helmet removal is not required to speak to casualty/patient.

The unique patented antenna (isotropic radiation non directional) provides outstanding performance and a typical range with external antenna of up to 10 – 15 NM, or line of sight.

The Aircraft Mounted Base Station is qualified to RTCA DO-160D, with installations flying on the most popular SAR Helicopters, such as EC135, EC145, AS332L2 / EC225, S-76, S-92, and AW139.

The Polycon system is also used in other applications, such as:

• Mechanics working with running engines

• ”Pre-Flight ground checks”

• On/Offloading of personnel

• Ground personnel when using sling loads

• Interoperations with ships, boats, and ground personnel

• Interoperations with ground rescue teams

• Mechanics on the ground when conducting short test flights

• Loadmasters on larger helicopters and aircraft

About Becker Avionics

Becker Avionics is a privately held high-tech company that develops, manufactures and distributes the latest communications, navigation, surveillance and search & rescue equipment for airborne and ground applications.

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