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Re: Seminar at Vancouver Boat Show
That personal AIS has some possibilities. Having been in 12-15 foot seas, I have serious concerns about trying to find someone in those conditions. If it happened at night it would be even more frightening. The MOB button in the plotter will get you back to where you pushed the button, the personal AIS would track the COB.
I wonder how long it takes to get a fix? And what is the accuracy of that? As VHF is line-of-sight, what is the range?
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