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Re: Simrad RS35 review (VHF + AIS)
The NOAA automatic switching was terrible yesterday, the radio switched into weather radio about 8 or 9 times (I lost count) in a 6 hour sail. This could be a safety issue in areas like Dodd's Narrows where one needs to monitor 16 to make safe passage.
Navico/Simrad emailed me yesterday to say that there is a new software update that fixes the NMEA 2000 issue. They haven't mentioned the others.
There is a thread on this radio in the comments found here:
Panbo: The Marine Electronics Hub: Simrad RS35 & Lowrance Link-8: DSC VHF + AISrx + N2K = YES!
Based on other users I appear to be having a better than average experience.
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