I ended up NOT getting this. Seemed pricey for networking on a 33' Tartan. There are several AIS
transponders out there that take NMEA 0183
in, combine with the devices NMEA 2000 location and AIS
target data and output it via WiFi or NMEA 0183.
The other option for boat
your size is send the NEMA 0183 and NMEA 2000 to a i5 laptop
or small NUK and then send it back out as NMEA 0183. The odd bit of data is always the Raymarine
info. Since my only Ray data is depth
log, I would replace the depth transducer
with a NEMA 2000 depth/speed/temp unit and bring the data into the NMEA 2000 data stream.
Whew! Remember when the biggest data issue was when the piece of wool on the shroud
got wet and wouldn't fly????