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Electronics

NMEA installer standards

By Tim Bartlett | Posted October 2011

The National Marine Electronics Association sets the standards for certifying electronics installers.

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Garmin GDL 40

By Tim Bartlett | Posted September 2011

For boaters who don’t go far from the coast, a Pay-As-You-Go Weather Receiver: Get a day’s worth of weather data on your plotter for $5...

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Getting The Weather

By Tim Bartlett | Posted September 2011

Passagemakers can find different sources for WX information as their voyage progresses and adjust their plans based on current data.

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Simrad NSS 12

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2011

Simrad lets you tinker with 99 percent of the unit’s functionality without touching knobs or buttons...

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Echopilot 2D & 3D

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011

The FLS 2D is one of two newly introduced products from Echopilot, a company that has been producing sonars for nearly 20 years.

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ENL WASSP

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011

A commercial-grade bottom profiler for the serious sportfisherman or diver. The WASSP rolls seven fishing tools into one...

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Touchscreen Technology

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011

Simple fingertip control and user-friendly operating systems combine to make powerful, intuitive electronics a reality.

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Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro

By PMY Staff | Posted July 2011

Inmarsat began offering text messaging and data transfer through its IsatPhone Pro—that blue phone with the foldout antenna...

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Comar AIS-2-2000

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

Comar Systems’ affordable AIS receivers. Comar AIS: This receive-only black box helps you stay safe in high-traffic areas.

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Simrad Broadband 3G

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

Simrad engineers have increased the peak transmitter power of the Broadband 3G from 100 milliwatts to 165 milliwatts...

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Spot Connect

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

The latest addition to the growing line-up of Spot’s pocket satcoms is called Spot Connect,it turns your smartphone into a satellite communicator...

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Rescue 21

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

It’s been a long time coming, but the U.S. Coast Guard’s new communication system is up and running.

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Gyrocompasses

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011

If a gyro starts spinning with its axle pointing toward a star that is rising over the eastern horizon, it will try to tilt upwards as the star rises...

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