April 14, 2015
No GPS on Transponder due to loose FME connector

No GPS on Transponder due to loose FME connector

Our AIT2000 and AIT3000 Class B transponders are supplied with a GPS antenna that has a 10m cable terminated in an FME connector (right hand connector in the above image). These connectors are very slim, not much larger than the coax cable and are much easier to route through the […]
November 11, 2014

GPS150 DualNav Sensor – Six Great Applications Afloat

It’s been just over a year since the GPS150 Dualnav positioning sensor was launched and we’ve seen a multitude of different applications.  The GPS150 is a sophisticated combination GPS and GLONASS positioning sensor which is field programmable for a variety of different modes and data outputs.  You can get more […]
June 25, 2014
GPS & GLONASS

GPS & GLONASS Positioning – A Digital Yacht White Paper

This new whitepaper looks at the development of satellite based positioning systems and discusses the capabilities of our new DualNav technology. The GPS150 sensor from Digital Yacht utilises DualNav GPS and GLONASS satellite positioning for sub 1m accuracy and super fast 10Hz updates.  The result is improved navigational accuracy and […]
April 14, 2014
Mounting a VHF, AIS, GPS or Wi-Fi Antenna

Mounting a VHF, AIS, GPS or Wi-Fi Antenna

With so many different antennas on boats these days (VHF, GPS, AIS, TV, Wi-Fi, NavTex, etc.), knowing the best way to mount and install them can be quite bewildering. The good news is that many marine antenna manufacturers have standardised on the 1″ x 14 TPI thread mount (one inch […]
March 19, 2014

Digital Yacht launch GPS150 USB DualNav GPS/GLONASS sensor for PCs and MACs

PC and MAC users of electronic chart and navigation programs can now benefit from DualNav technology thanks to the GPS150 plug 'n' play USB high definition GPS and GLONASS positioning sensor
March 14, 2014
Replacing a defective GPS antenna

Replacing a defective GPS antenna

  Unfortunately, for boat owners the “Joys of Spring” are often tempered with discoveries of equipment failure as you power up your electronics for the first time, after a winter layup. It is usually the sensors and aerials that suffer the most, as they are permanently located outside in a […]
February 27, 2014
Providing GPS data to Standard Horizon

Providing GPS data to Standard Horizon Radios

  Following on from yesterday’s post about connecting our GPS150 and AIT2000 to Icom radios to enable the DSC function, I have now completed a Tech Note on how to do the connections on Standard Horizon radios. For customers thinking about buying a new VHF/DSC radio, the latest Explorer model […]
February 26, 2014
Providing GPS data to Icom

Providing GPS data to Icom Radios

A recent post on Panbo, the popular marine electronics website, raised an interesting issue of the number of VHF DSC radios in the United States that have not been properly configured for DSC. This really got us thinking, because two of our products; the new GPS150 DualNav Positioning Sensor and […]