Wash prep 2: Depth sounder

At home, the second stage of preparations for the Wash trip (last weekend was the first, transporting the flares to the boat).

A brief trip to our local electronics shop, to buy various bits to go with the Depth Sounder that I bought a couple of weeks ago at the Boat Show. Ended up with a free-standing box, and a cigar lighter plug. Tested it on the water butt, and I can now say that it has approx 1.1 metres of water in it. Also tested the shallow water alarm, which worked fine: as well as beeping, the red neon flashes  …

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It will work nicely in tandem with the portable fixed radio set…VHF

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