May 16, 2014

NMEA Meeting in Gosport

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) as the name suggests is a trade association of nearly 600 companies involved in marine electronics. The NMEA organisation are responsible for a whole series of important specifications and training initiatives that have significantly improved the marine electronics industry. Probably best known for their […]
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 […]
October 11, 2013

AIT2000 + GX2000E a Great Combination

Our AIT2000 Class B AIS Transponder is most commonly installed with an AIS compatible Chart Plotter, so that the AIS targets can be displayed on the electronic chart. However, on sail boats it is often desirable to turn off the chart plotter on longer legs to reduce power consumption, but […]