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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-09-2008
Replies: 33
Views: 6,207
Posted By fer@fer
Watch Plumperīs suggestion on different models of...

Watch Plumperīs suggestion on different models of HF receivers.
Not all of them are capable of receiving on SSB. As he said, Sony 2010 has a small switch wich turns on and of SSB capabilities. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2005
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By fer@fer
Truecharge 40+ fuse replacement

You have to disassemble the case cover, and will find the fuse inside, in the board circuit.

This process will void the guarantee, if any.

Regards

Fernando
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   04-22-2005
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By fer@fer
mast cleaner

Is the mast painted? In that case I use kerosene.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-03-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 3,561
Posted By fer@fer
Raytheon Radar XX.

Just to let you know the outcome.

1. Yes Wayne, finally I got Raymarine''s reply. They just advise to check the fuse located at the rear inline screw fuse cap. SHould this was ok, next step would...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 3,561
Posted By fer@fer
Raytheon Radar XX.

Thank you Wayne,

I had your same experience in the previous questions I have asked them. I'' ve used both the web support as well as the email addres, which happen to be the same.

I dont blame...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-21-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 3,561
Posted By fer@fer
Raytheon Radar XX.

Gerhard & Jack,

Thank you for your inputs on thos matter.

So far we have not received any reply from Raymarine.

Rodolfo, after a short night at Isla del Diablo, decided to continue to sail...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-18-2005
Replies: 16
Views: 2,361
Posted By fer@fer
On board television

Bruceo,
i am in the search of the same.
Jack''s comments on the PAL-1, PAL-2, SECAM and NTSC is also applicable to the tv tuner as well.

I am looking into a car type radio dvd tv tuner, probably...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-12-2005
Replies: 6
Views: 3,561
Posted By fer@fer
Raytheon Radar XX.

A friend of mine, currently sailing "Ulyses" at 100 miles
from the coast in a passage from Natal (Brazil) to French Guyana,
experienced the reset of his Raytheon 20XX Radar in the following ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-03-2005
Replies: 11
Views: 2,730
Posted By fer@fer
High capacity alternators

Hi Wayne.

As you see, you don''t even finish to think your question, but Jack answer is almost already posted. Ha ha ha!!

Ok. I have gone through that.
1. Is not the same putting a 150 A...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-19-2004
Replies: 2
  HELP!
Views: 869
Posted By fer@fer
HELP!

Dear Celestial,

1. Does your friend already know how to use a sextant?

2. If the answer is yes, you better ask him wether he would like a US$ 500 or plus metal sextant, or a US$ 150/200 plastic...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2004
Replies: 21
Views: 2,277
Posted By fer@fer
GPS & Computer

HO HO, Hello Mr. Cap''t Rich. HO HO

BTW, has anybody ever considered a standard desktop computer, with a flat screen. I have just bought a MSI desk computer, big as a shoe box, with a laptop...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-24-2004
Replies: 19
Views: 19,644
Posted By fer@fer
Ketch/Yawl Handling

Hi Jeff.

If you are still awake, and really want to read the 5 chapter discussion on scetch, you can just copy the first sentence of the mentioned post, which reads
Quote
As was found during...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-21-2004
Replies: 19
Views: 19,644
Posted By fer@fer
Ketch/Yawl Handling

Let me guess:

1. Scetch rig: it is not a schooner, nor a ketch. Is a mix of both. Two masts, same high.

2. We are talking about models here.

3. COmplete story at...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-27-2004
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By fer@fer
courtesy flags

"..when first introduced, the Euro was trading at about $0.90 to a US dollar, and that it now trades at over $1.20 to a US dollar..."

Actually when first introduced, back in december 12, 1998,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-25-2004
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By fer@fer
courtesy flags

Hello JAck, Thank your for the inputs

"...If you want to have some fun, just watch the EU member states'' dealings with the proposed EU Constitution over the next 18 months.."


I do still...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By fer@fer
Battery Voltages vs Capacity

Yes you do. But the key is knowing which problem exactly. And after knowing that, you will have the correct answer.

As Jack expalined, conections are usually the main source of problems. Check...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2004
Replies: 8
Views: 3,881
Posted By fer@fer
Headsail Bag

Pay a look to sailrite.com website.

This direct link may help

http://www.sailrite.com/PDF/ForedeckBags.pdf

Regards. Fernando
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-23-2004
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By fer@fer
courtesy flags

Hi Jack

I understand that you are in UK right now.

Is the Euro Community flag an all the way courtesy flag i Euopean countries? Or you should raise the state flag?

Regards

Fernando
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-24-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 6,477
Posted By fer@fer
splicing wire

Sasha_V

In case replacing wire to rope halyards by spectra or any other exotic fiber, he will also need to pay attention to the rope diamenter of stoppers if any, as well as drum and self tailing...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-24-2004
Replies: 11
Views: 6,477
Posted By fer@fer
splicing wire

Calamity Jane,

sorry, I''m in a hurry,

just check page 8 of this pdf

http://www.marlowropes.com/yachting/downloads/splicing_document.pdf

Regards
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-23-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 6,865
Posted By fer@fer
SOSpenders autoinflate in rain?

LuckyinLA.

The guy behind you in the shop is right.

Just watch that thing during the rain, and after it.

As far as I am informed, there are two Automatic inflation mechanisms.

The one...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-15-2004
Replies: 10
Views: 4,724
Posted By fer@fer
Overhead compass?

I think this kind of compass will work for your purpose.

www.silva.se/marine/prod_com/rac_73r.htm

Regards Fernando
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-09-2004
Replies: 1
Views: 3,042
Posted By fer@fer
Internet through a SSB

What is your need, email, wfax?, are you licenced?

You may start reading this
http://www.airmail2000.com/pprimer.htm

Regards
Fernando
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   06-28-2004
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By fer@fer
Binocs with compasses?

Hi mmccoy,

Let me reference an old post by Jack,
QUote

Date: Jul. 23 2002 2:51 PM
Author: WHOOSH
Bullseye, hidden in your question is the often-advised but not always followed advice...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   06-11-2004
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By fer@fer
Help with email dicussions

Hi SailorMitch,

Do you know wether the archives of the lists are available online?

TKS

Fernando
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