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post #38 of Old 03-10-2012
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Re: Laptop as a Chart Plotter

I have a "A" Series Raymarine Chartplotter in the cockpit with Raymarine Instrumentation and the Raymarine Class B AIS. I would like to also setup a Navigation Computer at the Nav Station with possibly MaxSea Nav software. How do I connect the computer to the NMEA 0183 network? Or am I better off just connecting the laptop to an independent handheld GPS?
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