Yes, but those devices go from an RS-232 DEVICE TO USB HOST, which is not what is required in this situation—which is USB DEVICE to RS-232 HOST.
Also, I'd point out that those devices require a DEVICE DRIVER to be recognized by the computer properly.... something which isn't an option with either the VHF or the GPS.
Originally Posted by ottos
I don't have any experience with NMEA, but I do know for a fact (and use professionally) a USB - serial data converter which is not much more than a cable. Some electronics are built into one of the molded connectors. That said, YMMV
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