Requesting a Vessel's Position

Position data received from stations that respond to position request calls is sent over the NMEA® network. You can track the vessels on your Garmin® chartplotter.

  1. Select DSC > POS. REQUEST.
  2. Select an option:
    • To enter the MMSI number manually, select MANUAL, enter the MMSI number, and select ACCEPT.

    • To select an entry from the directory, select DIRECTORY, and select an entry.

  3. Select CALL.

    The radio transmits the call on channel 70 and returns to the previous channel. WAITING FOR ACKNOWLEDGE appears on the screen.

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September 2023