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Old 06-19-2014, 05:34 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Bay Pelican View Post

Because we are in the Eastern Caribbean the cell phone based alarms are not feasible. Also because the unit will be way below deck I will want to use an external antenna, with nightly use I am also planning on a wired power source.

I think the smartphone/tablet apps only need GPS input, not a cellular signal.

Set the app while you're at the bow directly over the anchor, then you can work out how big a circle you want around that point before the alarm goes off.

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