KVH TracVision proper installation is a must

Marine Electronics / May 3, 2016

There aren’t many marine electronic installers that are in the KVH certified support network, and not all “satellite TV technicians” might understand proper KVH TracVision installation procedures and troubleshooting strategies for a range of KVH TracVision. Our background at J-TEK Marine is in avionics and meeting strict FAA regulations, something the majority of marine electricians have […]




Create Your Own Maps With Garmin Quickdraw Contours

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Marine Electronics / February 28, 2016

If you haven’t jumped on the Garmin bandwagon yet, the time is now. Garmin is changing the game once again with yet another invaluable tool to help you spend less time searching and more time catching – Quickdraw Contours.




12 ESSENTIALS NO ANGLER SHOULD EVER BE WITHOUT

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Marine Electronics / February 24, 2016

There are certain indispensable items that every angler should always bring along, even when fishing on someone else’s boat. You can’t count on your buddies, or charter boat crews for that matter, to always have everything. So here’s a list of essentials that help make the most of your day on the water and easily […]




Boating safety with ERPIRB & PLBs

Marine Electronics / February 15, 2016

What if Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen  had been equipped with an EPIRB  or PLBs ? Would that have made a difference in the search and rescue? The odds are likely, that it would have. Neglecting boating safety is no joke and can be tragic.




Using Drift Socks and Sea Anchors to Control Drift

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Marine Electronics / February 10, 2016

A drift sock comes into play on inshore waters as well as offshore. (An autopilot also makes a nice addition for fishing…just sayin’) When wind or current push your boat through the strike zone too quickly to effectively present baits, it’s time to take action. Depending on the situation, deploying a sea anchor or using the […]




Battle of the Beast: Giant Wels Catfish

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Marine Electronics / February 8, 2016

Fishing for the monstrous European wels catfish comes with a warning from my guide: