Ben Ellison

KVH TracVision HD7, new top dog?
Of course the big news about KVH's new TracVision HD7 is that it can receive all three of DirecTV's main satellites at once, which means that using ...
Baron Quicklink, XM WxWorx weather goes global
XM Satellite Weather actually has nothing to do with this new product, but I mention it in the title because Baron Services is both the meteorological expertise ...
Birth days, dog days
So this card is how the dear wife honors my 63 years on earth?  And it gets worse...Like how excited I got because my daughter's beloved new dog ...
SPOT HUG, multifunction marine messenger
I previewed this on my Ft. Lauderdale Twitter feed (did that thing work for anyone?), and I remain enthusiastic.  HUG stands for Hybrid Universal Guardian, which is ...
Airmar H2183 Improves Situational Awareness Feature on Raymarine
Check out all the vector arrows around Dan Corcoran's Raymarine E-80 boat icon, as he steers Breeze Pleeze through Huntington Harbor as a storm closes in. Red is for heading, green for COG, ...
Iridium SBD, interesting possibilities!
One of the most interesting meetings I had in Fort Lauderdale was with Patrick Shay, who fairly recently took the reins of Iridium's data division (after ...
Gigando touch screen remote, from Palladium
You may never feel comfortable about slapping a bowl of chips and a couple of beers on this coffee table, but it surely would impress the folks visiting ...
Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show…tweet, tweet
This was an experiment in mini blogging the big show, but I intend to keep using Twitter to cover small events in marine electronics. Follow me!
VOJ satellite broadband testing #2, the install +
Visions of Johanna is now on the coast of Ecuador, the vast Pacific beckoning.  As discussed recently, Gram Schweikert has set the sloop up to test and ...
Airmar CS4500 Part II (Reliable True Wind)
In Part I of this series, Dan Corcoran, and many commenters, got into not just the value of accurate boat speed, but the true meaning of True ...