USCG issues Safety Alert 1-05 regarding GPS Receiver Position Offset

On 4 February 2005, the U.S. Coast Guard Office of Investigations and Analysis distributed Safety Alert 1-05 regarding GPS Receiver Position Offset. The manufacturer, Furuno U.S.A. Inc., has provided an additional paper entitled ‘GP90 and GP80 “Position Offset” Safety Issue’ describing the position offset problem and the availability of a software update.

Contact: Howard Snaith