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What kind of GPS do I need?

The Waterkaarten software for Windows works with virtually any GPS module (or antenna) that supports the NMEA protocol and is connected to the PC via a USB cable. Install the driver or the driver software that comes with the GPS module and is compatible with your version of Windows. We don’t recommend using a wireless GPS module.

To purchase an external GPS module for your tablet or PC, choose a model that can be connected with a USB cable. We recommend using an AIS receiver that also supports GPS. For GPS reception, we would recommend purchasing a GPS antenna with it.

There are also special versions with a longer USB cable, suitable for installation outside on the mast or railing.

In addition, the Windows software can use a GPS module that is connected to the on-board network via TCP.