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12-30-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Kerry

Not good!

Not good!
09-28-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Kerry

Just don't lull yourself into a false sense of...

Just don't lull yourself into a false sense of security with a 2105 expired PLB, which would be at least 10 years old and especially specialized replaced batteries. Doing things on the cheap side may...
09-25-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,113
Posted By Kerry

3/16" plate basically keeps the water out, it's...

3/16" plate basically keeps the water out, it's what is behind that 3/16" plate that counts in really determining if it is built cheap or not.
09-25-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,113
Posted By Kerry

What's a shrimp :) Yes the dingo got the blame...

What's a shrimp :) Yes the dingo got the blame and Yes as mentioned restricted the beam as a trade off to fit on the road. Should perform well on the road.
09-17-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,576
Posted By Kerry

Well regardless of all the guff said and in line...

Well regardless of all the guff said and in line with the actual title of the thread a VHF is not a PLB and that should have been the end of it!
08-26-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 57,064
Posted By Kerry

Obviously don't know anything re cats with fins...

Obviously don't know anything re cats with fins then, but hey you just keep on keeping on because what you don't know won't hurt you and in some respects you will never know either, yes attitude...
08-26-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 57,064
Posted By Kerry

I am sure you will get over it, fins on a Cat are...

I am sure you will get over it, fins on a Cat are simply way too dam dangerous but hey you guys go and prove that for yourselves, not much anybody puts to you lot actually sinks in, it must be an...
08-26-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 57,064
Posted By Kerry

Can't believe anybody is talking about putting...

Can't believe anybody is talking about putting fins on any outboard on this thing, but I suppose if the yanks haven't done it then it's never been done before.
08-23-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,730
Posted By Kerry

PLB should not be used in the same sentence as...

PLB should not be used in the same sentence as inReach, to suggest otherwise you would have to be a Garmin salesman and know absolutely nothing what you are talking about. Got me buggered totally why...
08-22-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,072
Posted By Kerry

The SpotX stuff would not have any legislative...

The SpotX stuff would not have any legislative standing where legislation is specific to requiring distress beacons, Legislation is also lacking in the US in regard the EPIRB v PLB argument as a PLB...
08-22-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Kerry

So you are comparing this to GPS derived heading...

So you are comparing this to GPS derived heading then? Comparing the compass heading with the COG, is the difference in to compass or in the COG?
08-22-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By Kerry

As always it is the data that has the value, the...

As always it is the data that has the value, the black box is just a black box and easily replaced, first rule is to manage the data.
08-22-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,192
Posted By Kerry

Probably need to watch who you are calling names...

Probably need to watch who you are calling names .... you got caught out with that one, didn't you :)
08-20-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,520
Posted By Kerry

Don't blame the dealer, if YOU did not have a...

Don't blame the dealer, if YOU did not have a data backup then the data wasn't that important to you.
08-20-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By Kerry

Simple, The smallest, lightest with the longest...

Simple, The smallest, lightest with the longest battery replacement and just remember a EPIRB/PLB is a distress device not a social media messaging service
07-31-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 140,417
Posted By Kerry

Single front windscreen starting to look more...

Single front windscreen starting to look more like a bricked water taxi, just doesn't do justice to the hull.
07-06-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Kerry

By the time of your next rig there may be...

By the time of your next rig there may be additional signals (L1C, L2C etc) which will remove some of the current accuracy error (not all) without any additional requirement for augmentation such as...
07-04-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Kerry

You will never achieve "spot on" with the unit...

You will never achieve "spot on" with the unit you are using, 8 feet is around the best you should expect.
07-04-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Kerry

If the unit has lost all power and almanac etc...

If the unit has lost all power and almanac etc then it could take a little while to re-acquire but if nothing after 15 minutes then it has other issues.
06-26-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By Kerry

Replacing the battery (if it was possible) would...

Replacing the battery (if it was possible) would not make a 20 year old EPIRB a perfectly good unit, not by a long shot. And until the model is actually known then most of the above advice re...
06-17-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Kerry

This is also where improper formatting CAN come...

This is also where improper formatting CAN come into things and cause confusion, 83 29.76 tends to state it is DMM? If it was 83 29.54 then based on the first it may also be the same format? or...
06-17-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Kerry

7608 signals (and running GPS only) are certainly...

7608 signals (and running GPS only) are certainly down and certainly indicate degradation of the signals as opposed to the GPS19. The Blue GPS19 Sats would be Glonass and even without these the GPS19...
06-16-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Kerry

That should read

That should read
06-16-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 318,069
Posted By Kerry

If you are referring to the alloy expanded type...

If you are referring to the alloy expanded type mesh over the catcher, it's basically to stand on. Cut off in the photo is a step incorporated into a stayed brace up from the trailer, One step, then...
06-16-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By Kerry

How much different? Can you provide a typical...

How much different? Can you provide a typical (not actual) example of the format/number etc
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