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NMEA to present technical sessions at Metstrade

The National Marine Electronics Association will host three technical education sessions at the Metstrade show, which takes place Nov. 13-15 in Amsterdam. The seminars include a daylong NMEA 2000 installer class, as session on the NMEA OneNet ethernet standard and and one covering transducer technology.

“NMEA has organized and presented technical sessions and installer training courses at Mets for several years, always drawing strong attendance and participation from the international community,” said Mark Reedenauer, NMEA president and executive director, in a statement.

The installer training session is scheduled for Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is targeted at beginners and technicians who want clarity on NMEA 2000 networks.

The One-Net Ethernet standard session is scheduled for Nov. 13 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., and Steve Spitzer, NMEA director of standards, will conduct the training. NMEA is about to release the OneNet standard, which is based on Internet Protocol version 6 and ethernet IE 802.3.

The transducer session run from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 14, with Guillaume Martino, general manager of Airmar EMEA, covering mounting configurations and options for a variety of boats.

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