A reliable classic with revolutionary features

Designed and developed on the long tradition of SAILOR VHFs, Thrane & Thrane is proud to introduce the new SAILOR RT5022 VHF DSC. The new SAILOR RT5022 is a serious and reliable choice for the professional seaman, fulfilling and even exceeding GMDSS requirements.
Replay incoming calls
As the first VHF ever, the SAILOR RT5022 can store and replay incoming calls. The bridge being a busy and sometimes noisy place, this facility increases the safety at sea as a missed message just can be heard again.
Two displays, separate menus
The display and menus have been separated into two with the main VHF functions shown in a 7-segment display and the DSC functions and settings shown in a graphic LCD display. The graphic display can reset to sleep mode when not used. In this way the night vision is not disturbed. The 7-segment display is clearly readable at a distance and from even very wide angles. Both displays have text and indicators lit in red, which does not disturb the night vision.
The SAILOR RT5022 includes:
  • A very powerful transmitter
  • A very sensitive and accurate receiver
  • A built-in loudspeaker
  • The new SAILOR HS5001 Handset is standard. This new handset is designed to fit perfectly in your hand, has a high sound quality.




  • Replay function (last 90 seconds of receiving)
  • 7-segment display for primary functions
  • Graphical display with sleep mode for secondary functions
  • All text and indicators in displays are red for improved night vision
  • Display with Marine AR anti reflection filter
  • Efficient dimming of displays
  • Powerful built-in 5W loudspeaker
  • Ergonomic handset
  • Easy to use, intuitive menus
  • Alarm muting button
  • Large tactile buttons
  • Tactile knobs for volume and squelch
  • Squelch settings for individual channels
  • Built-in DSC Class A
  • 25 to 1 watt switch button
  • Dual watch
  • Scanning
  • Flexible installations with bracket and flush mount
  • Address book: 200 addresses for vessels and coast stations
  • Up to two Semi-intelligent Control Units can be connected


  • Channels All Int., US and BI channels.
  • Up to 30 private channels in 3 separate banks designated F,P or L. Each bank contains 10 private channels.
  • Channel spacing 25 KHz / 12,5 KHz
  • Operation modes Simplex /Semi-duplex
  • Modulation G3EJN for Telephony G2B for DSC.
  • Frequency stability Better than ± 3 ppm
  • Aerial connectors Standard 50Ω female SO239
  • Temperature range -15°C to +55°C
  • Supply voltage 12V to 24V DC nominal
  • Supply voltage range (10,8V to 31,2V DC)
  • Receiver:
    • Frequency range 149.30 – 163.75 MHz
    • Sensitivity for 20 dB Better than -121 dBm or 0,20 μV p.d.
    • SINAD CCITT weighted
    • AF rated Power Internal L.S. 5W
    • Output for External L.S. 5W (8 Ω)
    • Distortion Less than 5%
    • S/N ratio Better than 43dB
    • Spurious emission Less than 0,25 mw
    • Spurious response rejection Better than 74 dB
    • Inter-modulation response Better than 73 dB
    • Co- channel rejection Better than –10 dB
    • Adjacent channel selectivity Better than 74 dB
    • Blocking level Better than 99 dBμV
  • Transmitter:
    • Frequency range 149.30 – 163.75 MHz
    • RF output power High: 25W +0 dB / –0,5 dB
    • Low: 0,85W +0,5 dB / –1 dB
    • Adjacent channel power Better than 75 dB
    • Conducted spurious emission Better than 0,1 μW
    • Distortion Better than 5%
    • S/N ratio Better than 46 dB
  • DSC facilities:
    • DSC operation According to Rec. ITU-R M.541-9 and Rec. ITU-R M.689-2
    • DSC protocol According to Rec. ITU-R M.493-11 Class A
    • Navigator interface According to IEC 61162-1 GLL, RMC, ZDA, GGA, VTG, GNS
    • Symbol error rate Better than 1*10-2 @ -121 dBm or 0,20 μV p.d.
    • Modulation 1700 Hz ± 400 Hz 1200 baud
    • Frequency error Better than ± 1 Hz
    • Residual modulation Better than –26 dB
  • Dimensions
  • Transceiver dimensions
  • Height: 100 mm (3.94") Width: 200 mm (7.87") Depth: 210 mm (8.27") (H and W same as RT4822 and SKANTI VHF 1000)
  • Transceiver weight 3.6 Kg (7.9 lbs)