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Old 25 April 2015, 07:15   #11
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Radio link... You can have links going just 1 way or both. A one way link would pass GPS location to the radio so that when you hit the red button your position is broadcast.

A two way link (needs a radio capable) will take a position report from the radio and pass it to the plotter to show it. E.g. a position poll from a mate or a DSC distress alert...
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Old 04 May 2015, 07:21   #12
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We like Lowrance for the side-imaging option you get. The charts that work on Lowrance are quite extensive now.
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Old 06 May 2015, 13:48   #13
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After the weekend on a few different dive boats I like the look and ease of the lowrance 5 found this on the bay... http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...d=161272176989 is this a good price?
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Old 09 May 2015, 16:58   #14
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Old 10 May 2015, 18:05   #15
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I purchased the exact one from that dealer for 349 last December I cannot fault it, bear in mind you have to pay extra for the charts though. I bought navionics and downloaded some software for my pc so I can upload/download my routes waypoints ect....
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Nice one newto I'll add to basket right now
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Ive been using Lowrance products for many years and find them extremely handy for both diving and fishing.

With diving and using side scan I can find rocks, caves and even identify some of the bigger fish species like grey nurse sharks. Combining my older hds units with point one I can drop back on the anchor and pin point exactly which side of the boat and how far I have to swim to reach that cave or shark etc.

The newer units have the electronic compass built in these days I believe. If the money allows you can always add on other bits as you go such as side scan etc.

As for navionics charts you could find spots online for free then punch in the gps marks into your own gps sounder to save a few quid. FREE navionics for anywhere in the world Navionics

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