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Old 25-05-2015, 05:21   #1
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Ray Marine RC435 "no fix"

I picked up a used Ray Marine RC 435 chart plotter on craigslist. It included the antenna and my local chip. When I turn it on the screen is good but it does not get a fix. I leftit on overnight and it picks up multiple satellites but has a spare notation and no signal strength from them. I looked on the Ray Marine website and you can test the antenna but my ohmmeter does not go high enough. Needs to go to 8 MOhms. Anybody have any suggestions?
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Old 25-05-2015, 06:07   #2
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Re: Ray Marine RC435 "no fix"

Sorry, cannot help with the testing, but the good news is that replacement antenna's are available at a reasonable price (not the original Raymarine antenna)
Raymarine RC435 Replacement GPS Antenna TNC Connector - 10M Cable | eBay
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