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Old 01-12-2011
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Originally Posted by RhythmDoctor View Post
This gets to the part I'm not as sure about - I'll need to try it out. It depends on whether Seatalk echos or passes through NMEA sentences that it receives.
not as a general rule, and very unlikely to pass AIS.

The other thing that I know will stir up a lot of controversy here is I plan to buy a RAM mount to put my Netbook in the cockpit.
not from me nothing wrong with using a laptop as long as you take reasonable care and understand any potential limitations. though for obvious reasons my opinion on software selection would differ.

I got my netbook splashed a few times, thanks to wakes of passing powerboats. It's still doing ok.
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