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I have a c120. How do i get lat longs position of another

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I have a c120. How do i get lat longs for a position of another boat with radar? It seems like using marpa would work but the details does not get lat longs.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Marine Electronics
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.
Hi there
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Position the cursor over the other boat's position, and with one push of the WPTS key you can save the cursor position as a waypoint.

The waypoint includes the latitude/longitude, bearing/distance, a 16-character name, and a 32-character comment.

Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi, just checking in on your question, do you need any further assistance?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This seems an inacurate way of getting the spot as it kinda jumps around.
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

This is the only method available on the C120 - you have to hold the cursor steady over the other boat.

Another way to get the other boat's position is they have a GPS on board and tell you their exact location.