Raymarine Quantum CHIRP Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

The first recreational marine radar dome that uses CHIRP pulse-compression to deliver radar imaging effectively at both long and short ranges.

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Getting Comfortable with the Radar on Your Boat

By Mike Smith | Posted October 2015

Get comfortable with your radar, and it will help make you more comfortable at the helm in all conditions.

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Furuno 4-Kilowatt DRS4DL UHD Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

With a 4-kilowatt transceiver inside, the DRS4DL Radar from Furuno doubles the available power of the previous model in the same 19-inch radome.

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Solid-State Radar Technology

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2015

With the introduction of Simrad's open-array Halo radar, boaters get solid-state technology combined with a smart user interface.

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Navigation Electronics Safety and Cautions

By Capt. Daniel S.... | Posted May 2013

Relying on navigation electronics is a double-edged sword. Trust is necessary, along with constant doubt. Only together can these diametrically opposed conditions work to get us...

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Digital Processing Radar

By Tim Bartlett | Posted March 2013

Radar shows us what we cannot see, due to distance, fog, and darkness. But the way it does that is undergoing a major change, and we wanted to know more. Tim Bartlett learned all...

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Look-Ahead Speed on Garmin GPSMAP 7212 displays

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted November 2012

How To Double Down on Radar

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Radar Reflectors

By Ben Ellison | Posted January 2003

Sometimes one radar will pick up interference from another's pulse; but a radar's interference rejection (IR) filters remove that interference, and most operators use IR...

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