TracPhone F77

In today’s world, up-to-the-minute information is critical to vessel safety, operation, and business. Fleet managers and ship captains require reliable communications as well as cost-effective data applications including real-time access to e-mail, Internet services, corporate intranets, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). The KVH TracPhone F77 marine satellite communications system makes this possible, enabling a truly mobile “office at sea”. With true global coverage, TracPhone F77 delivers fast Internet/Intranet connections, video conferencing, and voice/fax service. Plus, you enjoy added flexibility thanks to the TracPhone F77’s compatibility with shipboard PABX systems as well as onboard networks (when connected to an IP router). Now up-to-date weather reports or maritime chart and navigational updates are available virtually anywhere you travel!

In addition, the Inmarsat Fleet F77 service is designed to meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) latest distress and safety specifications within the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).




  • Meets GMDSS standards for international regulatory compliance
  • Relies on powerful Fleet service from Inmarsat
  • Two powerful options for high-speed Internet access: ISDN (per-minute charge) for high-bandwidth voice, video conferencing, and large file transmission; and MPDS (per-megabit charge) for a high-capacity, always-online connection.
  • Pole-to-Pole Global Mobile Packet Data Service (MPDS) allows “always on” Internet connections
  • Inmarsat Airtime Services provided by KVH offer exclusive airtime benefits and a single point of contact for both hardware and airtime questions
  • Global high-quality, secure voice and fax connections, e-mail, and video conferencing
  • Rugged, reliable design for outstanding performance, even offshore and in challenging sea conditions
  • Inmarsat Fleet Activation Process Checklist – Use this handy activation process checklist to ensure you submit all necessary forms for activating your system
  • World-class warranty coverage and support

Featured Options

  • KVH CommBox™
    KVH’s versatile CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager offers an array of fully integrated data and network management tools that enhance your maritime communications connections. Capabilities such as least-cost routing allows you to easily switch between communications devices, while patented data compression technology increases the speed of your Internet browsing by reducing the amount of data being sent and received.
  • Complementary Systems
    Looking for a matching satellite TV system for a stylish dual-dome installation? The TracPhone F77 comes in a 39″ (99 cm) high dome that’s a perfect match for theTracVision M9.


Service Provider

Airtime Services
KVH offers great
rates with special
benefits & services!
more info 


Inmarsat Fleet

Service Coverage Area



Maximum Download Speed1

64 Kbps (Global)
128 Kbps (Spotbeam)


Maximum Upload Speed1

64 Kbps (Global)
128 Kbps (Spotbeam)

Billing Method


Typical Cost per MB (see rate sheet)

$32.00 USD

Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)

$1.89 USD

Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

33″ x 35″/57 lbs
(84 cm x 89 cm/26 kg)

Alternate Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

35″ x 39″/77 lbs
(89 cm x 99 cm/35 kg)

Matching TracVision Unit

Standard – not available
Alternate – M9

Antenna Operating Temperature

-13°F to +131°F
(-25°C to +55°C)

Antenna Survival Temperature

-40°F to +176°F
(-40°C to +80°C)

Antenna Unit Power

22-31 VAC


Inmarsat approved; Compliant to FCC, title 47 part 25, section 25.216; Compliant to RTTE, CE Marked


1 Year Parts; 1 Year Labor3,4