Handheld Electronics

More Handheld Electronics

  • Functions and Features
     Subscribers OnlyAfter charging the test units for 24 hours, testers ran each radio through a series of bench tests—including...
  • DeLorme Satcom Solution
    We recently had a chance to ocean test the new DeLorme inReach Explorer on a passage from Sarasota, Fla., to the Dry...
  • Gadgets Powered by the Sun
    Testers recently took a look at two portable solar-powered chargers for small electronics—one of them is new to...
  • The SPOT Sat Phone
    SOS buttons and two-way texting are handy, but nothing beats being able to actually speak with someone in the event...
  • Bad Elf GPS Pro Boosts iPad Nav Apps
     Subscribers OnlyLooking to add GPS functions to WiFi Apple devices or increase the GPS accuracy of a Bluetooth device? U.S. company...
  • Nautilus Lifeline VHF
    During our recent test of man-overboard electronics (PS, May 2013)—alarms, beacons, and self-rescue...
  • Quatix Superwatch
    There is no shortage of sailing watches on the market, and we’ve reviewed our fair share. So when Garmin...
  • Mailport: August 2013
    On strolling through Port Townsend (Wash.) Boat Haven, while I was having some work done on my boat, I saw this boat...
  • Marine Handheld VHFs Test
     Subscribers OnlyTesters evaluated handheld VHF radios from three leading marine electronics makers. From Icom, we tested the M92D and...
  • Mailport: July 2013
    A few issues ago, you had a short article on deck hardware (blocks, traveler, cars, etc.) that included Garhauer, and...

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