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Old 08-12-2011, 16:39   #1
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Open Source CPN , Mexico - Pacific Coast

Can anyone recommend a good source for charts i can use w/ Opensource CPN. I'm looking for Pac. coast Mexico and Sea of Cortez and Central America.

I'm new to this, but after loading some NOAA charts and plugging in a $35 GPS puck, I'm sold.

Also, a good AIS to interface ? I was considering Miltech Marine black box for around $150 .

Insights of experienced users appreciated !

btw, I am using a Mac Book Pro
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Old 08-12-2011, 17:38   #2
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Re: Open Source CPN , Mexico - Pacific Coast

Opencpn has a project to convert NGA charts to KAP/BSB. Go to
NGA Charts Upload Files at (English)
You will need to register to download charts.
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