Marine Electronics

More Marine Electronics

  • How Do Ultrasonic Wind Sensors Work?
     Subscribers OnlyYou’re standing on the sailboat’s bow on a windy day, facing the helm and yelling “There is a rock...
  • 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...
  • Out, Out Brief Wiring Terminals!
     Subscribers OnlyEurostrips, Euroblocks, set-screw terminations—whatever you want to call them—they are here to stay. Many...
  • MMSIs for VHF Handhelds
    [IMGCAP(1)] In your Oct. 21, 2014 blog on calling mayday on an SSB, I wish you would have included what should be...
  • Conjuring Up Some SSB Magic
     Subscribers OnlyIn our first article on marine single sideband, or SSB, radios, we discussed the relevancy of SSB and the benefits of...
  • Installing the Icom M802
     Subscribers OnlyWhen it comes to installing an Icom M802 SSB system, there are a few rules of thumb that should be followed....
  • Making a Mayday Call on Marine SSB Radio
     Subscribers OnlyFor more than a decade, the Digital Selective Calling (DSC) distress call has been the digital-age equivalent of the...
  • PS Tests Farallon’s Pactor-4 Modem, SailMail
     Subscribers OnlyAs email access is a big draw for many potential (and current owners) of single-sideband systems, we decided this was...
  • Professional Versus DIY SSB System Installs
     Subscribers OnlyTerry Sparks, author of the book “A New Ham I Am, Made Simple For Cruisers,” has seen plenty of HF radio...
  • Ship’s Log Goes Digital
    Almost every sailor keeps some sort of logbook—from totally minimalist to absolutely exhaustive—and now,...

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