easy-to-follow steps, supplemented with copious examples,
this book takes the reader from the basics of radar
to advanced techniques. The new radar user will welcome
this book, the experienced user will appreciate it.
Both will learn from it."
Editor, Waggoner Cruising Guide
and well-illustrated examples make this book a must
read for anyone who wants to use their marine radar
system effectively and safely. This book goes beyond
the instruction book shipped with most systems to
teach you how to use a radar system under real-life
conditions on the water."
Author of the renowned Exploring…series of cruising
Author Kevin Monahan, an experienced
captain and Canadian Coast Guard officer, presents the
complete picture on how to maximize the use of a marine
radar system for collision avoidance and navigation.
By using practical examples, extensively illustrated
with screen captures, the new comer to radar as well
as the experienced mariner will learn how to tune a
radar system, interpret the display under real-life
conditions, and take advantage of all of the built-in
features and functions to use radar effectively as a
real-time navigational tool. The 248 page book includes
step by step examples of an actual trip showing the
radar display with the corresponding chart to show how
to interpret the display in a variety of weather conditions.
Today’s next generation radar systems, which combine
the chart plotter display, are also covered in this
comprehensive explanation of marine radar systems as
well as tips and recommendations for the purchase and
installation of a new system.
Information of value to new and experienced radar users
Practical examples on how to interpret radar displays
Instructions to tune and operate the controls on your
Extensive illustrations with side by side radar screen
and their corresponding chart
Large format - 248 pages
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by Kevin Monahan
Author Kevin Monahan, an experienced captain and Canadian Coast Guard officer, presents this addendum to The Radar Book which features the following:
- HD radar and solid-state technology
- Working with radar overlay on your electronic charts
- Integrating AIS and MARPA for Collision Avoidance and Situational Awareness
- Understanding errors in radar overlay and MARPA
32 page Addendum to The Radar Book, clearly explains this rapidly changing technology, and the advantages and disadvantages of modern integrated radar and navigation systems. It tells you how to interpret the digital image to see other boats or land masses. Radar can be one of the most useful tools for safe navigation. This book tells you how to get the most out of your legacy radar system or a new, integrated digital system.
32 Page Pamphlet