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post #10 of Old 01-14-2012
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Originally Posted by smallboatlover View Post
Ive heard about needing a liscence but i only know one person out of all the boaters i know that actually have the liscense. What the point of the liscense. i plan on getting one just to have one. sorry didn't mean to hijack
SBL, no license required for VHF. You need a Restrictd Radio Operators license from the FCC to transmit on an SSB marine radio, which has no test. You just send the fee and you get it in the mail, good for life. The OP is studying for a Ham license, which is only necessary for amateur radio stations and not absolutely necessary for boating. Some want to use amateur radio bands for the boat.


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