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Simrad - Winners To Innovate
Everything points to Simrad having a good 2004
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AP50 (Autopilot Commercial)

RA80 'black box' radar
  Receiving four awards from the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) at the organisation's 2003 conference held in Sannibel, Florida, marks the 19th consecutive year that Simrad, marine
electronics specialists have won awards from the NMEA. This takes the total number of NMEA awards received by Simrad's autopilot range up to thirty five - making it the most awarded range of autopilots from any manufacturer.

NMEA 2003 award-winning products;
AP20 Series (Autopilot Recreational)
AP50 (Autopilot Commercial) (Pic. Above)
RC25 (Compass Electronic)
RGC50 (Compass Gyro)

Petter Jørgensen, Vice President of products and Marketing Simrad AS, commented; "The NMEA awards are based on technology so we're extremely proud to continue our track record by receiving four more awards for our autopilots in 2003."

Building on its success, Simrad will unveil a range of products that utilise its new SimNet data sharing & control network at Schroders London Boat Show 2004 (Stand No: S2115) Visitors to the show will be among the first members of the public to see the highlight of Simrad's latest product range, the 34 Series. This 7" series
of multi-role navigation products consists of combined echosounders, radar and chartplotters. The new unit also allows you to easily activate radar overlay making it a compact but very powerful option.

Also taking public attention will be a new autopilot range, the first showing to the public of Simrad's RA80 'black box' radar, and the upgraded Wheel Pilot system. This years London boat show will be the first time that the new systems will be shown to the public. For more information on Simrad's entire range of products, visit the
Simrad stand at Schroders London Boat Show 2004, or the Simrad website at