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Old 14-12-2013, 18:51   #1
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Radar with Furuno esque watchman mode

Does anyone know of any other radar manufacturers that offer something similar to the watchman mode that Furuno offers?
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Does anyone know of any other radar manufacturers that offer something similar to the watchman mode that Furuno offers?
Most modern radars implement a timed sweep of a guard zone yes.

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Most modern radars implement a timed sweep of a guard zone yes. Dave
So a small raymarine unit can be programmed to scan only once every ten mins and go back to sleep if no targets were detected in the guard zone?
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So a small raymarine unit can be programmed to scan only once every ten mins and go back to sleep if no targets were detected in the guard zone?
Yes , for example the C series MFD, Allows you to set the wakeup interval and number of scans, you can set the guard zone up independently. It's called " timed transmit "

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