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Old 27-12-2013, 20:29   #1
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Recommend a NMEA 2000 GPS antenna

So I'm ordering the final pieces for my basic NMEA 2000 electronics package and I need a GPS antenna. I've heard good things about Garmin, specifically their customer service, but they don't appear to make any stand-alone antennas anymore. I found this: Amazon.com: Garmin GPS17x NMEA2000: Electronics but that's the only thing and it's not listed on Garmin's website.

Can anyone recommend a good N2K GPS antenna for me? It will be mounted on a rail at the stern of the boat if that matters.
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I've used the Garmin unit. It's a good unit.


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Re: Recommend a NMEA 2000 GPS antenna

Our Maretron has been flawless. Navico also makes one sold under Simrad, Lowrance and B&G titles. As does Raymarine and Furuno and Airmar. Frankly, I think they all work about the same - choose on number of satellites and ability to receive Glonass.

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Re: Recommend a NMEA 2000 GPS antenna

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Our Maretron has been flawless. Navico also makes one sold under Simrad, Lowrance and B&G titles. As does Raymarine and Furuno and Airmar. Frankly, I think they all work about the same - choose on number of satellites and ability to receive Glonass.

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