Capt RD

Capt RD

  • Commented on Simrad RS35 & Lowrance Link-8: DSC VHF + AISrx + N2K = YES!
    Aaron, Jim is absolutely correct. You want an AIS transmitter if you want other vessels to see your location and see your vessel name. Your VHF radio only receives the positions of others. It doesn't transmit your location except when...
  • Commented on Simrad RS35 & Lowrance Link-8: DSC VHF + AISrx + N2K = YES!
    Update about Lowrance Link-8. In early November I was notified that there was now a fix for it. Others reported this months earlier, but now I can confirm too. They told me to box up my radio and send it...
  • Commented on Simrad RS35 & Lowrance Link-8: DSC VHF + AISrx + N2K = YES!
    I'm sorry - I should've been more clear. The update is for the Lowrance Link-8. You're right - the update has been available for the RS35 for several months. Smooth Sailing...
  • Commented on Simrad RS35 & Lowrance Link-8: DSC VHF + AISrx + N2K = YES!
    I checked again on 18 Oct 2013 to see if there was an update for the N2K problem and Navico told me there is now. You have to call them and get a RMA and the right paperwork to send...
  • Posted Lowrance Link-8 VHF AIS and NMEA 2000 to Panbo Forum
    After living with my new Lowrance Link-8 and my Garmin GPSmap 740s for a few weeks now, I've noticed some odd behavior on the Link-8 radio. After configuring the radio, entering my MMSI, and setting other settings as desired, the...
  • Posted Lowrance Link-8 VHF AIS and NMEA 2000 to Panbo Forum
    After living with my new Lowrance Link-8 and my Garmin GPSmap 740s for a few weeks now, I've noticed some odd behavior on the Link-8 radio. After configuring the radio, entering my MMSI, and setting other settings as desired, the...
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