Garmin radar features, a hit and a miss?

Ben Ellison

Ben Ellison

Panbo editor, publisher & chief bottlewasher from 4/2005 until 8/2018, and now pleased to have Ben Stein as a very able publisher, webmaster, and editing colleague. Please don't regard him as an "expert"; he's getting quite old and thinks that "fadiddling fumble-putz" is a more accurate description.

4 Responses

  1. BWPirate says:

    You can also overlay nav aids on the standard radar display of the 720/740 series. In regards to the color conflict with warn depths and radar display colors …. the radar displays color is selectable.
    Tom

  2. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    Thanks, Tom, but are you sure that changing the radar colors on the regular display changes the overlay color? I thought I’d tried that once without success, but could very well be wrong.

  3. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    No new Panbo today, friends, as I’m on a bus to Newport. lots happening, though, and I’ll see some of it at the show.

  4. I think there would be a lot more interest in “Vision” if it were not so expensive. My current trip to the Maritimes would require 5 – yes FIVE $321 “Vision” cartridges plus a “Blind” err non-Vision card at $161 since there is no “Vision” coverage for eastern Newfoundland. So, for a two month trip I am going to drop $1766 for “Vision” rather than $161 for the actual marine charts I need. I think not.

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