HTC 7501 Better than a laptop on board ?

HTC have started to ship the HTC Advantage X7501.I think you could easily use this small but very capable device as a substitute for a…

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2.4 GHz 8.5 dBi Omnidirectional Wireless LAN Marine Antenna

If your are looking to increase the signal reception on your laptop while in the marina you may want to check out the antenna from…

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Protecting electrical contacts

An American friend swears by spraying this stuff from Boeshield on just about everything… he says it is far more robust than WD40 and was…

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AIS Class A – What is SOTDMA?

The operation of AIS depends on the Self Organizing Time Division Multiple Access (SOTDMA) data communication technology, which was developed in the 1980’s. It allows…

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VHF – Low or High Power on Transmit?

VHF radios that conform to the ETU spec have two power settings 1 or 25 watts for fixed sets and 1 or 5/6 watts for…

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