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Re: remote VHF radio mic installation at helm?
I'd like to install a remote mic (e.g. ICOM CommandMic) at my helm and I'm looking for recommendations how where to pull the wire - the binnacle tubes are already crowded with cables as is, so I think I'm going to have to find an alternate path. If anyone has done this, I'd really like to hear how it was done!
I had plenty of room in mine, but I also upgraded to a NMEA 2000 system, which allows one to daisy chain the instruments in the pod. So if you still have a NMEA 0183 system, maybe this is the excuse to upgrade?
Then you only need one cable to feed the instruments.
On the other hand, they have wireless remote mics, maybe that would be an alternative?