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Offline trister1

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« on: March 30, 2011, 11:24:58 PM »
Do you think marine radar, like a Garmin unit, could be used for weather radar? They use 9410 MHz, I think that's X band.

Offline Downlinerz2

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Re: radar
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2011, 11:46:58 PM »
   I have serious doubts that it could be used for such a purpose. It probably would not have much range, or resolution to say the least.  I have been wrong before and who knows what a smart and handy person can do with a little tinkering, and probably a lot of money!  Oh and welcome to the forum!
   Mark

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Re: radar
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2011, 07:33:21 AM »
It is illegal to operate marine radar equipment on anything that is on land that is type accepted for marine use.

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Re: radar
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2011, 10:06:56 AM »
 :grin: just put your boat in the back yard.  ;)
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