2: Electronic Charts continued
By Capt. Bill Pike — March 2001
dramatic breakthrough heretofore reserved for professional navigators
aboard commercial vessels, entails the overlaying of radar targetry on
the comparatively small plotter screens of yachts. Nobeltec again is a
player here, with the Si-Tex Radar PC, a 2-kW radar sensor/GPS/personal-computer
combo it developed with Si-Tex. While the power and range of the unit
is fairly low, Nobeltec says it will put gutsier, open-array, primary-type radars on the market soon.
OceanGrafix (877) 56CHART. Fax: (651) 726-5639.
Pinpoint Systems (631) 288-0264. Fax: (631) 288-0294. www.pinpointsys.com.
Raytheon Marine Company (800) 539-5539. Fax: (603) 864-4756. www.raymarine.com.
Si-Tex (727) 576-5995. Fax: (727) 576-5547. www.si-tex.com.
This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.