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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
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1998 Catalina 250WK Take Five (at Anchorage Marina, Essington, on the Delaware River)
1991 15' Trophy (Lake Wallenpaupack)
1985 14' Phantom (Lake Wallenpaupack)