March 27, 2014

ISAF Offshore Special Regs now mandate an AIS Splitter

An important change to AIS installations has now come in to effect for Mono and Multi-Hull Category 0, 1 and 2 offshore racing yachts. The new 2014-2015 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Offshore Special Regulations (click here to download), that became effective as of 1st January 2014, include an important note […]
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 […]