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Re: MMSI into Icom IC-M504

Originally Posted by windward54 View Post
Bill has it correct, and you would find language about this on the application form for the radio license...
It seems to me that the license application is a strange place to put a rule that applies exclusively to people who have no plans of licensing their radio.

Originally Posted by windward54 View Post
...However, as always, in an emergency, all bets are off and it is ok...
Hmmm, I would think that if you're in an emergency, then maybe you waited too long to make contact. Shouldn't the goal be to avoid emergencies by prudently making contact?

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