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Originally Posted by zibadun View Post
yes the new model appears to multiplex dsc and ais. see also Best AIS receiver for the buck

would this have saved the duck boat though? I wonder why they didn't issue mayday after getting no response on ch 13 from tug
I never said it would have saved them - just that I did not want to become a similar tragedy. AIS can help if you sail in a region with a lot of commercial traffic in close confines.

FYI, I posted a "secret link" to the new GX2150 manual over on the thread you linked above:

Best AIS receiver for the buck

Rick S., Swarthmore, PA
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