has anyone heard if this gadget is any good? I am thinking about Navtex
since we are currently sailing the Med.
Below is the infor
mation on the unit. thanks a million
Joe Boyle SV ZIA ---- zialater.com
a little box the size of a cigarrette pack with a USB cable.
messages will be read by PC
No software installation
necessary, simple to use, like a USB stick.
490kHz (national language)
Digital receiver for
490kHz and 518kHz
on both frequencies
Internal ferrite rod antenna
, no antenna installation
is used like a USB-stick
Dimensions only 90x57x23 mm
Internal batteries for
approx. 3 days cont. operation without PC
The batteries will be charged via PC
Non volatile data memory for
Automatical message administration
A charger for
12/24V or 230V is optionally available
from the costal radio
A connection between WIB2 and PC
will be established via USB. The WIB2 will be recognized as USB memory device. (data memory)
messages are stored on this data medium in HTML code.
The data will be shown an th PC monitor
via a webbrowser.
installtion is necessary.