No. The settings only affect the NMEA ports. The USB port on the WatchMate 850 is a virtual COM port and always runs at 38,400 baud. All AIS and GPS data received by the WatchMate 850 is sent to this port.
Articles in this section
- Using marinetraffic.com to test if you are transmitting
- Can I use the equipment with a chart plotter?
- How will a transponder integrate with NMEA information?
- Can I connect AIS equipment to my computer?
- What is AIS?
- What kinds of vessels will be visible to me?
- How often is AIS information received?
- Should I use a splitter or a dedicated VHF antenna?
- Can I use my existing VHF antenna?
- How often is my AIS information sent from a transponder?