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|11-25-2009 04:08 AM|
You might check out the SR161 from Milltech Marine, outputs rs-232 serial data, about 190$us. That way you are not tying up a processor, a radio, etc, and it is only 60$us more.
(Edit - I tried to put a link to the page but Sailnet messed the link up)
|11-25-2009 02:25 AM|
Originally Posted by marigrace View Post
|11-20-2009 06:05 PM|
Originally Posted by barnakiel View Post
|11-17-2009 06:39 PM|
|MJBrown||Just paid $435 for an ICOM5000 receiver only from Defender. I believe it was a boat show special.|
|11-09-2009 05:18 PM|
If you have a laptop then their black box unit, if not then the one with screen. I think in the US Sitex sold them, but NASA is still in the UK.
|11-09-2009 04:37 PM|
Originally Posted by wookie View Post
|11-07-2009 08:44 AM|
West Marine recently lowered the price on their Clas B unit. Send and recieve box...$499. I think its the best price for a Class B unit. You can use discount codes and free shipping and west rewards to get it down another 10-20%.
West Marine: AIS-1000 Class B “Send and Receive” AIS Transponder Product Display
|11-07-2009 07:41 AM|
|mintcakekeith||I bought a NASA ais unit and find it ideal for my needs. it does not output to computer etc which is a shame but being oldfashioned I prefer stand alone units.|
|08-25-2009 10:25 AM|
fyi: AIS is NOT better than a radar, it is different.
Fishermen and other yachts might not have a transponder.
And ships with an AIS are not obliged to switch it on.
AIS is only supplementairy info and a nice add-on.
|08-21-2009 04:04 AM|
|wookie||I wish to install AIS on my ketch i intend to have a dedicated ariel on the Mizzen mast what type is recomended?|
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