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Re: Safety & Rescue Thesis
Originally Posted by seanatdawn
1. Do you use a VHF radio on your vessel?
Yes, sometimes SSB as well
2. What size and type is your vessel?
30-50 feet sloop
3. How far would you normally journey out?
usually coastal, frequently as much as 50 miles offshore. Have done 4 offshore passages.
4. Do you know the 3 main benefits of VHF over mobile Phones?
eherlihy has a good list; I would add
- Wx channels
- often waterproof
- do not need phone numbers
- GMDSS equipped
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