The Lowrance, Simrad Yachting and B&G marine electronic brands announce a three-year OEM partnership with Fishing Holdings LLC, a premier manufacturer and marketer of fibreglass fishing boats.
Digital Yacht have expanded their range of AIS products with the world’s first, fully self contained, Smart AIS antenna. The SmarterTrack ANT200 incorporates a highly sensitive dual channel AIS receiver into a waterproof antenna housing no bigger than a traditional GPS antenna. Simply connect the power and interface connections to any compatible AIS plotter (such as those from Raymarine, Standard Horizon, Garmin, Furuno, Lowrance etc) and you’ll be presented with an overlay of AIS targets directly onto your plotter screen. All commercial ships over 300 GRT have a mandatory requirement to carry a Class A transponder – sending and receiving AIS data which includes position, identity and course information. Leisure users can also opt for a more simplified Class B transponder if they wish to transmit as well as receive their position information. The SmarterTrack ANT200 will decode both types of transmission