Thanks for your responses; been off air a while; if you want to see something really not funny
try searching something like "windows 10 where has my wifi
Back to subject: yes it seems I would need two actisenses or one plus a multiplexer for the two 0183 outputs. Starts to add up.
(log, sounder and repeater) are currently connected by Navbus; just connect all the blue wires together, all the orange together and off you go. The depth
and log also have 0183 outputs and the repeater has 3 x 0183 inputs.
I get the feeling I'm going to go without the repeater until something I really need fails and I have to go 2000.