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Monthly Archive: October 2006

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FLIR at FLIBS, and thank you BMW

That’s your thermal image, bigger here, of the Electronics Tent at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS)…all hot faces and legs. When you watch it live, it’s the ears in particular that pop out, the lack...

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Simrad GB60, more than meets the eye

Hey, (brag, brag), who got to be the only unSimrad guy at the dealer/installer GB60 preview (and more here) at Simrad’s Dania Beach office today? I not only learned a LOT about the system, but it was illuminating to hear...

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SevenStar Class B AIS transponder, a new face

  Well, I attended most of the 3.5 hour GMDSS Task Force meeting at NMEA—with USCG, FCC, and other relevant parties present—but I still don’t know exactly when Class B AIS will actually be on the market, especially here...

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NK2 at NMEA, happy stuff

Look how NMEA 2000 can make a guy grin. That’s Kevin Binnie, Systems Product Manager at Xantrex Technology, showing how his MS2000 Inverter/Charger can gateway to NK2 and hence display its operating status to...

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Simrad doesn’t do NMEA 2000, NOT!

“Such is the upsurge in demand for systems integration that any embedded system needs to communicate with both PCs and other equipment via open protocols such as the standard NMEA 0183 and/or the updated...