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Old 06-12-2009, 12:45   #1
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Broadband Radar for PNW

I am considering buying a 32-34 ft. trawler for boating exclusively in the Pacific Northwest. I like what I have read about the new Simrad broadband radar. My only concern is its limited range. From what I have learned you get good returns out to about six miles. It seems to me that that would be enough for PNW cruising especially since I will be using it with a good chartplotter. Thus it would be used mainly for avoidance of other vessals Any thoughts?
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Old 06-12-2009, 13:24   #2
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If that's the range, it ought to be a good fit for PNW.
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