August 23, 2018

VSWR Explained

AIS Transponders are generally very reliable pieces of kit that can work for many years, transmitting your position and receiving the positions of AIS equipped vessels within VHF range of your boat. There are basically three things that an AIS Transponder needs in order to work correctly and an easy […]
October 31, 2017
Different coax cable sizes

Different Coax Cable Sizes

There are always lots of coax cables on boats. Used to efficiently transfer high frequency signals such as VHF, GPS, 3G, SSB, etc. they have a big impact on how well your equipment works and poor connections, physical damage and corrosion are common problems. This week we helped a customer […]
September 26, 2013

Quick Fit; RF Connectors

When you are feeding cables through a boat, it is often necessary to remove bulky connectors to fit the cable through tight spaces, or you may need to extend the cable and fitting proper mating connectors is ideal. Soldering connectors can be fiddly and crimping requires a specialist tool that […]