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    Radar for Mariners

    ISBN-10: 0071398678
    ISBN-13: 9780071398671
    Author(s): David Burch
    Description: Although a GPS system can help pinpoint where a boat is on a map, it does nothing to warn of approaching vessels or some types of fixed objects. This book explains how to use radar to avoid these hazards, as well as how to navigate the coastline  More...
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    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Binding: Mixed Media
    Pages: 256
    Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
    Weight: 1.166
    Language: English

    Although a GPS system can help pinpoint where a boat is on a map, it does nothing to warn of approaching vessels or some types of fixed objects. This book explains how to use radar to avoid these hazards, as well as how to navigate the coastline using only the radar display.

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Working Knowledge of Radar
    How Radar Works Ranges, Bearings, and Buoys
    Head-Up Display Mode
    Marking and Reading the Screen by Hand
    Operation and 'Tuning' Warm-Up Standby
    Mode Picture-Quality Controls Measurement
    Controls Other Controls and Features Summary and General Adjustment Tips
    Interpreting the Radar Screen How Far Does the Radar See? Three Views of the World
    Radar for Position Navigation Radar versus GPS Radar and GPS: Using Radar Underway
    Radar Piloting
    Maintaining a Channel Position
    Rounding a Corner at Fixed Distance Off Using the Heading
    Line to Identify Landmarks Ahead
    Identifying an Entrance Channel
    Detecting Current Set Offset
    Tracking Anchoring with Radar
    Radar for Collision
    Avoidance Working with Moving Targets
    Relative Motion
    Evaluating Risk of Collision
    North-Up versus
    Head-Up in Traffic Observations
    Beyond the Basics
    Installation, Specifications, and Performance Installation Specifications Performance
    Special Controls and Features Special Controls Features
    False Echoes and Interference Side-Lobe
    Interference Radar-to-Radar
    Interference Ghost Targets from Reflections
    Abnormal Radar Ranges
    Rain and Squalls Bridges
    Advanced Navigation and Piloting
    Calibrations Fix from Multiple Ranges
    Range and Visual Bearings
    Optimizing Radar
    Fixes Parallel Indexing Making Landfall
    Radar Maneuvering Target Vessel Aspect
    Relative Motion Diagram E-Chart Programs for Vector Solutions
    Rules of Thumb Squall Tactics Sailboat
    Racing with Radar Course to Steer for Desired CPA
    Radar and the Navigation Rules
    Responsibility
    Look-Out
    Safe Speed
    Risk of Collision
    Action to Avoid Collision
    Conduct of Vessels in Restricted Visibility
    The Cockcroft-Lameijer Diagram
    Looking Ahead PC
    Radar Automated Identification System (AIS)
    Trends Performance Monitoring
    Appendix
    Glossary
    List of Abbreviations
    References
    Index

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