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Navigation & Communication

Years of sailing and cruising experience assembled the navigation and communication systems aboard Empty Pocket. Garmin products, Simrad, Tack Tick, and SSB are just some of the electronics and instrumentation you’ll find aboard.

Navigation & Communication

NAVIGATION:
Garmin 576S Plotter/Sounder with weather and AIS network

– includes BLUE navigation software

Transducer with speed/temp

Simrad Tillerpilot 50

Simrad Tillerpilot 30 (spare)

Simrad TIllerpilot remote control

TackTick wireless wind instrument

ACR 806 GPS EPIRB with NMEA (manual deployment)

Ritchie Competition navigation compass

NOTE: All navigation and communication equipment are connected via NMEA 0183 or NMEA 2000

Garmin Sirius/XM receiver (weather and music)

HAND-HELD ELECTRONICS AND GEAR:
Garmin 76SC plotter

Standard Horizon HX471 VHF/FRS radios (twin set)

Canon 18x50 Image-stabilizing binoculars

Night-vision monocular

Wind Instrument

Streamlight lithium spotlight (rechargeable)

COMMUNICATION:
Icom 706MKIIG HAM/MARINE transceiver

Icom AT140 antenna tuner with noise suppression filter

Sta-Lok Insulated backstay

Pactor P4 Dragon DR-7800 Bluetooth HF radio modem for ship email and GRIB

Icom 506 VHF with Command Mic

Icom AIS receiver

Wirie WiFi and 3G data/phone modem