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Jason Philbrook
Jason Philbrook
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RE: Is there a customizable NMEA 2000 display that can display AIS data

Something like a vesper xb6000 has a green light that stays lit if all functions are normal (transmitting and receiving OK, antenna swr normal) You ...

1 year ago
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RE: Early Starlink review on theverge

Theverge is owned by vox which is owned by Comcast, so I'd expect some trash talk about this from a cable company. Really, a clear view of the s...

1 year ago
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RE: Marine Electronics Certification

NMEA organization has certification classes onlines and in different places. Once you get the basics of boat wiring down, your IT networking skills ...

1 year ago
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RE: Transducer - NMEA 2000

A transducer that connects to nmea2000 is something like this: Your B744V is designed to connect to a fishfinder.

1 year ago
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RE: The trouble with Garmin

Some of the newer Garmin you can update with an app on your cell phone. You could try that before dumping it. Really any of the really advanced integr...

2 years ago
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RE: Electronics refit

Wayne, where are you located?

2 years ago
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RE: Ongoing Saga of the Christina B

Consider it good that basic navigation and function of the boat is separate from your Internet. Perhaps an extra tablet for remote monitoring or navi...

2 years ago
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RE: DIY Satellite Compass???

Something like a precision9 compass uses magnetic compass to determine heading which is prone to interference in normal ways that GPS compass are not ...

2 years ago
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RE: In transition from old to new electronics

@kram55 I would expect a closed dome to be more reliable than open array. Everything is well protected from corrosion and less wear and tear from a li...

3 years ago
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RE: Laptops for Marine Environment

@ben-ellison That sort of DC-DC converter is good. Nuc is good. Fanless is better; sometimes fans suck in condensation when the boat is damp... Dried ...

3 years ago
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RE: Are a lot of products still being made with only NMEA 0183 only?

I think the future is contemporary ethernet. Top manufacturers are making radars and MFDs with this, and it's easy to add computers and black boxes. N...

3 years ago
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RE: Wifi Project

Sounds like the wifi-1 unit is not for gaining Internet access, but for providing private wifi connectivity to your instruments. Ubiquiti, Mikrotik, e...

3 years ago
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RE: Bought Boat - Need Upgrade - Suggestions?

For VHF, pick something with built in GPS receiver; don't have to wire it to a GPS source which is usually needlessly complex and time consuming. GPS ...

3 years ago
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RE: Garmin G2/G3 chart naming glitch

Doug, if you can drop it off at Navroc.com in Rockland, with the power cable, we can potentially test another antenna or position source with it. Garm...

3 years ago
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