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Garmin has unveiled a handheld remote and announced it has acquired the assets of Nautamatic Marine Systems, the manufacturer of the TR-1 Gold and Gladiator marine autopilots. The company also promoted John Neyland to senior manager of marine marketing and OEM sales. The GRC 10 remote is designed specifically for use with the GDL 69A, a remote sensor that receives broadcast weather data and CD-quality audio entertainment from XM WX Satellite Weather and XM Radio. Information obtained from the GDL 69A is displayed on aviation products such as the G1000, GMX 200, GNS 530W and GNS 430W. The GRC 10 is aimed at making

By Janet Pinkerton Munch, munch, munch. That's the sound of Tweeter Home Entertainment Group devouring the nation's regional consumer electronics retailers. On June 1, Tweeter completed its purchase of SMK Marketing, which does business as Audio Video Systems with three locations (and a fourth on the way) in the Charlotte, N.C., market. Then today, June 4, Tweeter and Sound Advice reported they signed a merger agreement that is expected to be complete on or about Sept. 1, 2001. Jeffrey Stone, Tweeter's president and chief executive officers, contends that the addition of Sound Advice "firmly entrenches us as the nation's Number One speciality retailer. "With a store count expected

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