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post #75 of Old 12-19-2012
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Re: Do I Need an EPIRB?

Are you aware that the GPS, AIS, and DSC features on the GX2150 rely on a GPS being connected via NMEA 0183?

The VHF does not work as a backup GPS because it has no GPS. It uses position data from another device (like your Garmin)

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