Raytheon Holds SatCom Engineering Seminar
Raytheon Marine Company held a Maritime SatCom Training Seminar at its New York office at Staten Island's Pouch Terminal recently to provide Raytheon technicians with a comprehensive review of installation and service procedures for Satellite Communications equipment.
Raytheon recently announced its agreement to serve as exclusive sales agent in the United States, Mexico, and Scandinavian countries for Satellite Communications equipment manufactured by Japan Radio Company (JRC).
The SatCom equipment complements the full line of high seas products provided by Raytheon Marine Company, including Bright Display radars, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA), SatNav, Loran-C Doppler Speed Logs, and Vessel Tracking Systems, as well as many other commercial and workboat products.
The New York engineering session was part of Raytheon's ongoing educational program to provide highly proficient technicians for service and installation of all its products worldwide.
Earl Gustafson, communications engineer, of Raytheon Marine Company headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire, conducted the seminar, and JRC's Tad Hayashi, U.S.A. representative, also particiated. Attendees from Raytheon's regional service centers were: William Dilworth, Houston: Robert Holley, Tampa- Miami ; Larry Kinney, Seattle; James Medlock, Manchester; Tom McDougal, Torrance; William Rhoads, Manchester; Genaro Rivera Jr., New York; Aldo Simcic, New York; and John White, New Orleans. Jack Street, Seattle, and Michael Mitchell, New York, sales engineering, were also present. Two new Inmarsat-approved JRC SatCom models, JUE 15A Mark II and JUE 15A Mark III, now being offered, represent the finest Satellite Communications equipment available today. The units provide speedy, dependable and private communications through the Inmarsat Satellite System by voice, teletype, printer, facsimile or high-speed data from or to ships on the high seas worldwide.
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