Garmin GMR 18HD Trouble

Old 08-05-2013, 06:28 AM
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Default Garmin GMR 18HD Trouble

Yesterday I could not get any returns to display unless I turned the gain way up to 95% or so. Even then it would barely return on a hard target like a well head or channel marker, only a very weak return from the banks of South Pass.
I checked the sea clutter, noise returns and turned them off, as well as toggled all other settings to see if they made a difference, also tried various range settings. Nothing helped.
No error codes, but when I checked the logs for the radar it had several "radar signal lost" and "abnormal power down" messages from yesterday.
Any ideas on what this might be?
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:35 AM
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I would guess bad radar.
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