Boat Electronics Research Paper

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Boat electronics have become part of the basic equipment on a vessel. Today, a boat without a marine radio and GPS seems as rudimentary as a household without a computer. Every mariner should also consider a VHF radio to be as vital as any single piece of marine electronics, even more important than a GPS. A marine VHF radio can be used for distress calls, to communicate with the coast guard and fellow boaters, and to stay up to date on important weather information and navigational hazard warnings. One other piece of gear that is not really a piece of electronics, but should be consider essential aboard a boat, is a compass. You should have a compass installed within easy view of the helmsman on any boat that operates more than a few hundred

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