Garmin GDL 40


Garmin’s GDL 40 cellular weather receiver brings a variety of on-demand graphical weather and radar data directly to compatible NMEA 2000 Garmin plotters.

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It communicates with nearby cellular networks to receive weather data from Digital Cyclone, Garmin’s own weather provider, which offers coverage of the United States, Canada or Europe. MSRP is $299.99 (including the first-year activation fee). Annual usage fee is $9.99; day passes are $4.99. Garmin International Inc., Olathe, Kan., (913) 397-8200.

This article originally appeared in the Augsut 2011 issue.