Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Francisco Bay area
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Rep Power: 5
I thought it was compulsory if you have a VHF, to be monitoring 16?
Yes, I keep mine on all the time. Have a handheld in the cockpit and the fixed down below, both on. The fixed has better reception, but the handheld is easier to hear...
I haven't known anyone who does not.
Bristol 31.1, San Francisco Bay