Friday, December 9, 2016
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO
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gCaptain LIVE E17 – Unboxing The Iridium inReach Text Messenger

In today’s edition of gCaptain LIVE our Founder, John Konrad will show you how to send and receive text messages at sea with the Iridium powered Delorme inReach SE.   Also Mentioned in this episode: ACR...

December 9, 2016
Total Views: 20

Friday, March 2, 2012
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Man Overboard – Are AIS SARTS the Best MOB Devices?

Fire, sinking, and even collisions can turn an ordinary day at sea into a flutter of activity and worry, but nothing provokes the immediate and raw emotions as the two...

March 2, 2012
Total Views: 570

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
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EasyRescue AIS SART – The Must Have Safety Device Of The Future

gCaptain has long been a proponent of Personal Locator Beacons (PLB), the handheld sized versions of EPIRB’s and we have even gone as far as saying “gCaptain believes that one...

October 5, 2010
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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Personal Locator Beacons – EPIRBS For Your Lifejacket

gCaptain has long been a fan of the idea behind SPOT’s personal locator devices but gCaptain readers have pointed out a major concern, a SPOT it is not a PLB...

September 15, 2010
Total Views: 234

Friday, June 26, 2009
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McMurdo Fast-Find 210 – Change In The Way You Think About EPIRBS

A few months ago we received a press release from McMurdo on a revolutionary product, the Fast-Find 210 PLB, a portable version of an EPIRB, The revolutionary part was not...

June 26, 2009
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Friday, December 26, 2008
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Digital Television Can’t Save Your Life…A 406 MHz EPIRB, PLB or ELT Can!

Most of you probably already know that starting in February 2009, over-the-air television broadcasts will be going digital in the United States. This means that if you want to continue...

December 26, 2008
Total Views: 5

Saturday, December 20, 2008
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EPIRB, GPIRB, ELT, PLB… What’s The Difference?

In the following video we discus the various types of Position Indicating Radio Beacons. We explore the diffrences between an EPIRB, GPIRB, ELT and the increasingly less expensive PLB’s ....

December 20, 2008
Total Views: 68

Thursday, November 22, 2007
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Holiday Gift Guide | Spot Globalstar Messenger – Emergency Locater

Panbo, the marine electronics blog, brings us today’s gCaptain Holiday Gift Suggestion. The unit is the SPOT Satellite Messenger & Emergency Locater and it’s fairly amazing. First a note. This...

November 22, 2007
Total Views: 7