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post #22 of Old 11-25-2012
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Re: Do I Need an EPIRB?

Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
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.

Get the EPIRB
Sure, a radio without DSC is much better than one with the system

And by the way can you explain why the antenna has to be intact for a transmission? The Antenna is for the reception not for the emission


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