January 18, 2016

National Coast Watch Doing a Great Job

Since their formation in 1994, the UK’s National Coast Watch Institution (NCI) have been doing invaluable work around the UK coastline. With 50 stations, manned by over 2000 volunteers, the NCI are the marine watch keepers, alerting and coordinate MCA and RNLI rescue operations whilst also monitoring the general coastal […]
October 3, 2014
Getting Maximum VHF/AIS Reception

Getting Maximum VHF/AIS Reception

We are often asked about the best antenna to use with our AISNet Base Station Receiver, which is used by many customers to send AIS data to online AIS websites like Marine Traffic, Pinkfroot, AIS Live, Boat Beacon, Shipfinder, etc. We usually suggest a good quality, AIS tuned antenna, with […]
June 20, 2014

Best Marine Apps for Android (Update)

With the release of our own AISView app for Android devices, we have decided to update the list of Android Marine Apps. Also added to this list are a couple of interesting apps for sailing yachts; one from SeaWi Marine that will display AIS, Instrument and GPS data and the […]
March 18, 2014
AIS Receiver to an Android

Connecting an AIS Receiver to an Android Tablet with Boat Beacon

Today we finished a series of successful tests, connecting our AIS receivers to a Google Nexus 7 Android tablet. This was made possible by a new version of Boat Beacon the popular AIS App for Apple and Android devices, which should soon be available (as a free update) on the […]