Tag Archives: GPS

BoatUS asks FCC to reconsider approval of Ligado L-Band Wireless Plan

L-Band wireless

A coalition of groups whose users rely on the Global Positioning System (GPS) wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change its mind about an April 20 decision to permit Ligado Networks to begin construction of a land-based industrial 5G (fifth generation) “L-Band” wireless network. The group is concerned that once operable, the network will negatively impact the reliability of the nation’s ...

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Ritchie Navigation compass shows the way

GPS receivers and other digital technologies transformed marine navigation, but they're no substitute for a compass, especially when there's no power. The HF-743 Helmsman Flush Mount CombiDial has all the superior build quality and features Ritchie Navigation is renowned for, and does something no GPS can: display an actual heading. The HF-743 Helmsman has a 3-3/4" CombiDamp dial with a ...

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GoFree now available on Simrad displays

TULSA, Okla – Simrad, a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems, announced today the availability of the newly launched GoFree wireless, cloud-enabled features on its full line of NSS evo2 and NSO evo2 multifunction displays. GoFree cloud-enabled technology gives users the capability to receive automatic software update notifications and be ...

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