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Re: Medical Evacuation on Maui Return

Originally Posted by jackdale View Post
I was actually hoping that another vessel would be monitoring 2182. As it was the closet vessel, Navarino, was 320 miles away.
Jack, FYI:
I sent the following e-mail to the Honolulu Sector Coast Guard through their web site (note the answer seams to come from AMVER Team- not sure why):

Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:49 PM
Subject: Coast Guard Web Mail:
Category: AMVER

Subject: Coast Guard Web Mail:

Referrer: USCG Fourteenth District, Honolulu HI


Please tell me what Marine SSB frequencies you monitor 24 hours a day? This would be the freq I should use in case of a marine emergency.

***Below is reply From Coast Guard sent via e-mail:***

Good morning,
Amver does not use Marine SSB frequencies to monitor marine emergencies. Sorry we cannot help. Please refer to our website though for more information on AMVER.

Amver Web: - Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System - Home
Best regards,
~The Amver Team

So the question is how would you send out a Pan Pan or a Mayday call?
Seems one is forced to have a Sat phone now days.
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