Track Storms and Other Boats at the Same Time: HALO20+

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It’s another busy weekend on the water. Suddenly, the rumble of thunder catches your attention. Time to head back to the marina.

The problem is that all the other boats have come to the same conclusion. Now there’s a mad dash of dozens of boats all heading for port at the same time.

To get home safely, you’re going to need to keep your head on a swivel. Not just looking out for the other boats, but keeping an eye on that thunderstorm as well.

Speaking of the thunderstorm, how far away is it? Is it moving toward you or away from you? The answer could mean joining the mad rush, moving to a safer location, or staying put.

Fortunately, you have the new HALO20+ radar from Simrad and B&G. This compact radome was designed for smaller sportfishing and cruising vessels like yours. With it, you can tell what that storm is doing and keep an eye on the boats around you at the same time.

This article on gives an overview of the HALO20+ and HALO20 radomes.

Boaters can monitor two distance ranges at once in Dual Range mode allowing them to keep an eye on distant weather cells, while watching for collision hazards nearby.

HALO20+ radar automatically checks every target in range, so there’s no need to manually select individual targets, and no limit to the number of targets on screen at one time.

HALO20+ Features

  • Industry-first 60 RPM rotation delivers a 360 degree sweep every second.
  • Three detection ranges with the ability to monitor two separate ranges at once.
  • VelocityTrack Doppler technology tells you if that thunderstorm is mooving toword you or away.
  • MARPA target tracking for up to 10 targets.
  • Harbor, Offshore, and Weather modes for a clear view in all conditions.

The HALO20+ gives you big boat radar technology in a compact 20″ size perfect for smaller boats. It’s perfect for boaters who like to do a little offshore fishing or cruise the coast. It will help keep your crew safe in foul weather and crowded harbors.

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