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I HAVE A MARINE 741XS. I MOVED IT FROM ONE BOAT TO ANOTHER.

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i HAVE A MARINE 741XS. I MOVED IT FROM ONE BOAT TO ANOTHER. IT HAS AN EXTERNAL ANT. I AM NOW GETTING A MESSAGE THAT SAYS THE ANT. IS SHORTED. ANY IDEAS?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Marine Electronics
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,Did you move the ant as well, or fit a different ant?Test the ant for any continuity between the inner core and the outer shield.If it is shorted out, then the cable is damaged somewhere and it will need to be repaired.Note that water ingress into the cable can also cause it to short out.

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