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IMEA set to improve maritime safety and education

The International Marine Electronics Alliance (IMEA), which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation affiliated with the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA), is actively seeking board members, donors, and partners to further their mission of marine electronics safety and education. IMEA collaborates with other nonprofit associations and government agencies worldwide to advance relevant education, scientific knowledge, and testing of marine electronics.   ...

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NMEA to launch new technician certification

On Feb. 1, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will launch a new technician certification-National Marine Electronics Technician, or NMET. The designation is similar to Certified Marine Electronics Technician (CMET) but without the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements.   NMEA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Spyros explained that the purpose of the NMET program is to provide a "stepping stone" ...

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NMEA and RTCM announce 2019 combined conference and expo

Following the success of last year's combined National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) Marine Electronics Conference and Expo in West Palm Beach, Fla., the two groups are planning to do it again on Sept. 16-20, 2019, at the Renaissance Hotel in Portsmouth/ Norfolk, Va.   The 2019 NMEA/RTCM Marine Electronics Conference and Expo ...

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NMEA and RTCM announce combined conference and expo

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM) will hold their annual international convention together at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Sept. 25-28. Registration will open on Wednesday, May 9, at 2 p.m. Eastern time. The combined NMEA/RTCM Conference & Expo is the largest industry trade ...

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NMEA, ABYC announce 2018 combined training schedule

The National Marine Electronics Association and the American Boat and Yacht Council have announced the 2018 Combined Electronics & Electrical Installer Training Schedule. This is the third year the associations have teamed up to offer these valuable courses to the marine industry. Students who successfully complete the four-day course earn three certifications: ABYC Electrical, Basic NMEA Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), ...

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NMEA names 2017 product award winners

The marine electronics industry honored several manufacturers with product awards at the annual National Marine Electronics Association International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, held on the West Coast this year at the Hilton Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., Sept. 26-28. Top products were named for both the NMEA Product of Excellence Awards and the NMEA Technology Award. Hundreds of marine electronics ...

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NMEA launches social media campaign

The National Marine Electronics Association has launched a program that uses social media to put boaters in touch with NMEA member companies that utilize social media. The goal is to improve boaters' knowledge of onboard electronics in order to enhance their safety and experience on the water by providing them with access to information and advice from NMEA members through ...

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2017 NMEA conference returns to Pacific Northwest

Beginning its three-day run on September 26, at the Bellevue Hilton on Seattle's east side and Lake Washington, the 2017 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo will focus on education and training, a new products expo, demonstration boats, product awards, as well as networking and social events. The NMEA Conference & Expo is the largest trade event in North ...

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NMEA puts out call for NMEA 2000 lighting working group

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the formation of a new NMEA 2000 Working Group whose purpose will be to develop lighting control and status PGNs into the NMEA 2000 Standard. This set of messages will allow the control of brightness and color, along with more dynamic functions, including fade rates, flash frequencies and the communication of lighting scenes. ...

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NMEA adds four to board of directors

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the appointment of four additional members to its board of directors. During their three-year terms they will be responsible for helping to create and drive NMEA strategies, programs and efforts in all areas. Additionally, Mike Spyros of Electronics Unlimited took the reins as NMEA chairman on January 1 after serving as vice chairman ...

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