AIS envy is a terrible thing!

I'll want one before the 2018 A2B!

Joel

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Steve Thomas via CnC-List <
cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote:

>
> I was trying to figure why they would have provided 2 antenna connections
> in the first place. My conclusion was that for a vessel that is required to
> have a transponder on all of the time, a single antenna VHF/AIS combo unit
> might not satisfy the requirement since it would not be able to receive or
> transmit AIS data while voice transmissions were in progress. It would be a
> small gap, but maybe enough to run afoul of the regulations.
>
> Steve Thomas
> C&C27 MKIII
> Port Stanley, ON
>
> ---- Pete Shelquist via CnC-List <cnc-list@cnc-list.com <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> FWIW, my separate Garmin AIS and radio use one antenna.  The AIS has a
> built in splitter.  This is nothing new.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com <javascript:;>] On
> Behalf Of Steve Thomas via CnC-List
> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:55 AM
> To: cnc-list@cnc-list.com <javascript:;>
> Cc: Steve Thomas <sthom...@bellnet.ca <javascript:;>>
> Subject: Re: Stus-List AIS VHF
>
> I can't see any reason not to use a single antenna on vessels that are
> voluntarily equipped with AIS. Time will tell if the recreational market is
> big enough for someone to make a suitable rig. It ought to be, in my
> opinion.
>
> Steve Thomas
> C&C27 MKIII
> Port Stanley, ON
>
> ---- "Della Barba wrote:
> ☹
> That is 99% of the reason I wanted the combined unit. I wanted to use the
> masthead antenna for both.
> Dang!
> Joe
> Coquina
>
> From: CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com <javascript:;>] On
> Behalf Of Frederick G Street via CnC-List
> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 09:49
> To: cnc-list@cnc-list.com <javascript:;>
> Cc: Frederick G Street <f...@postaudio.net <javascript:;>>
> Subject: Re: Stus-List AIS VHF
>
> Hi, Mike — no, I highly doubt there will be any kind of upgrade path to
> allow the GX2200 to transmit.  That takes a bunch more electronics, and
> also a lot of FCC certification.  If you look at the new VHF/AIS
> transceiver, it’s actually got TWO antenna connections on the back; one for
> VHF and one for AIS.  That would be tough to add to the GX2200…   :^)
>
> — Fred
>
> Fred Street -- Minneapolis
> S/V Oceanis (1979 C&C Landfall 38) -- Bayfield, WI
>
>
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