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Communications for Cruisers: From the Dock to the Ocean

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Location: Craneway Seminar Pavilion

Cost: Free

Speaker: Richard Anderson

A discussion of the “patchwork quilt” concept of using different digital communication technologies to keep in touch while cruising. The focus will be on the options available (including new products) and the way that cruisers actually use overlapping technologies: Cellular voice and broadband, Wireless Fidelity (WiFi), Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP), VHF FM radio, HF SSB radio, Automatic Information System (AIS), Digital Selective Calling (DSC), Geo and Leo satellite phones, satellite personal trackers, and broadband satellite terminals when offshore. You will learn how to adapt these technologies to a your needs and budget as well how you can economically move your business aboard. 1 hour.

Seminar Speaker

Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson and his family have cruised from Seattle to the southeast Alaskan glaciers to Mexico’s Sea of Cortez on their Jeanneau 45, s/v Mobert, with every kind of communications equipment on boat. He is also the owner of SeaTech Systems, a supplier of SSB, Satellite, WiFi, and Cellular solutions for cruisers who want to….

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