Phil

Phil

  • Commented on Unsafe AIS oversight
    Ben, Good to hear Navico is able to replicate this issue. Now to wait for a s/w update. Regarding Navico's comment stating "This is standard practise". Only for Navico & Allteck. Most (or all) other AIS units set COG=0 when...
  • Commented on Unsafe AIS oversight
    In message 18 (Class B position report) the actual value sent is 360. But, 360 is defined to be "Undefined (Default)". Values between 0 and 359 are "Defined" values. The receiver, or rather the display of the received message, can...
  • Commented on Echopilot 3D experiences - anyone?
    I've owned an Echopilot 3D since circa 2012. Initially everything worked fine, then after making the jump for Costa Rica to French Polynesia in 2013 the unit began to not operate properly. I sent it back to England 3-4 times...
  • Posted Unsafe AIS oversight to Panbo Forum
    I've found a specific combination of Class B AIS transceiver and vessel speeds which do not show a vessel's icon on some MFDs. The AIS unit I discovered the issue with is a B&G NAIS500. I'm sure all Navico units...
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