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The Radar Book (2nd Ed)

Model # 10914422 | Mfg # NICOLE1

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Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance
Second Edition
By Kevin Monahan

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 radar system
  • Extensive illustrations with side by side radar screen displays

    and their corresponding chart
  • Large format
  • 248 pages

The Radar Book (2nd Ed)

Cartography Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
Edition 2016 Edition
Features Ports of Call
Waterways for the Atlantic ICW
Norfolk VA to Jacksonville FL

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