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Re: Do I Need an EPIRB?

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The DSC VHS will send to a coastal station and to all boats in range a Mayday signal with the identification of your boat and the GPS position. The main difference with an Epirb is that while this one works for satellite transmission and has an unlimited range the DSC range is limited to the range of your boat VHS and eventually to the possibility of relay Mayday.
Only if you are on the boat and the boat is not sunk or dimasted so the antainnae is intact, and only if there is dc power available.

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