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Old 11-25-2012
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Re: Do I Need an EPIRB?

Originally Posted by CarbonSink62 View Post very well might make the difference between a good story and no more stories at all.
Look up the average response time to a SARSAT ident.

Cold water immersion is a much bigger risk off the coast of Maine.

If you're only trying to send a note to Mom to let her know you are okay, but aren't trying to survive abandoning ship, a $150 SPOT is the way to go.

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