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by RickVicik
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500
Replies: 54
Views: 49777

Re: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500

I was finally able to install the firmware update on my friend's GX6000. It did not fix the problem. The Standard-Horizon support person we were dealing with agreed the best approach was to let my friend return the GX6000 radio for a replacement radio.

--Rick
by RickVicik
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500
Replies: 54
Views: 49777

Re: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500

He likes the radio but has trouble with the wireless mike losing the signal when at the upper helm. He thought he could get away with mounting the wireless antenna in the lower helm and avoid running a cable up there since the distance is only a few feet and the structure is fiberglass and wood. He ...
by RickVicik
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500
Replies: 54
Views: 49777

Re: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500

Thanks for the suggestion. Ben at Panbo.com confirmed that it is a problem and there is a firmware fix for it on the Standard Horizon website.
---rick
by RickVicik
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500
Replies: 54
Views: 49777

Re: Standard-Horizon GX6000, GX6500

Has anyone tried to display AIS target information from a GX6000 on a chartplotter via NMEA2000? A friend of mine bought one about two months ago and couldn't get AIS target information via NMEA-2000 to work. Another friend put a sniffer on the NMEA-2000 bus and discovered that the longitude in the ...