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by Tim Bartlett

PMY Electronics Editor:
Based out of the U.K., Tim has a lifetime of experience running and writing about boats. For more than ten years, he served as the technical editor of Motor Boat and Yachting—the UK’s leading powerboat magazine. Since leaving that position in 1997, he has penned articles for various boating publications, including Power & Motoryacht’s sister magazine, SAIL Magazine. Read more here...

Getting The Weather

By Tim Bartlett | Posted September 2011 | Add a Comment

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

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Echopilot 2D & 3D

By Tim Bartlett | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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

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Comar AIS-2-2000

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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 | Add a Comment

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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GPS Compasses

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2011 | Add a Comment

Swinging-card compasses have developed quite a bit over the past 500 years but they do not “always point truly”...

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