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Various devices from Victron and Tycon that can help power sensitive electronics and power over ethernet (PoE) devices.
Mar 21, 2021
13 min read
Many folks are asking about whether Starlink is a viable alternative for internet connectivity on the boat. I'll cover what I know and link to some other useful bits of info.
Feb 27, 2021
16 min read
One of the biggest challenges with staying connected on the water is finding an appropriate cellular data plan. Before you embark on buying a new router, cabling, or anything else, start here - finding a plan can be challenging, and no amount of hardware will fix that.
Feb 21, 2021
13 min read
Accessing your boat remotely is a common desire. Most people can access their home remotely, so it seems like it should be just as easy for your boat. But there are some limitations with the types of connectivity that most boaters have that make it a bit more challenging.
Feb 6, 2021
25 min read
With the advent of streamlined Raspberry Pi + NMEA 2000 hardware, building a dedicated Signal K server has never been easier. This article walks you through the steps.
Jan 23, 2021
30 min read
In the last couple of months, I've made some improvements to my fresh water system in a number of areas. It started with the toilet, and progressed into filtering, pumping, and the shower itself.
Jan 15, 2021
18 min read
The Teltonika RUTX11 is a single category 6 LTE router with a ton of features, extra services and connectivity, and all for an inexpensive price.
Dec 24, 2020
23 min read
T-Mobile is offering a decent hotspot / router plan again for $50/month that includes 100GB of data, roaming, and more!
Dec 19, 2020
16 min read
The Vesper Cortex is an AIS Class B+ SOTDMA transponder combined with VHF radio and remote monitoring. It shows amazing promise after the first few months of use.
Dec 14, 2020
43 min read
Keep your NMEA 2000 network running smoothly with a universal terminator that has an LED showing bus voltage, and can be used easily at either end of the bus.
Dec 3, 2020
6 min read
The Poynting OMNI-496 is an excellent dual band WiFi antenna built for the marine world.
Oct 20, 2020
9 min read
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