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Old 08-05-2017, 07:50   #1
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VHF AIS Radio Recommendation

Hello. I'm looking to purchase a vhf radio nema2000 with ais for my boat. I"m looking at a Garmin 210, a Standard Horizon GX2100 and a Icom M506-21. My GPS is a Garmin 740S. Can someone recommend one of these or let me know of another I should consider. Thanks
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:06   #2
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Re: VHF AIS Radio Recommendation

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I [plan] to purchase a [VHF with NMEA 2000] ...looking at ...a Standard Horizon GX2100...
The Standard Horizon GX2100 radio does not meet your criteria. It does not have a NMEA-2000 interface.

Also, I don't see the GX2100 listed on the manufacturer's website. It is probably an obsolete model.
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Old 08-05-2017, 17:16   #3
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Re: VHF AIS Radio Recommendation

I have a lowrance Link 8 VHF AIS. I have it interfaced via nmea 2000 to my lowrance chartplotter. works fine.
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