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Re: Opinions and thoughts on purchase
I am never out of cell phone range, so a good waterproof phone case is another option for me. This is something that might not have been true a few short years ago. Block Island Sound, Long Island Sound and Narragansett Bay are completely covered.
I don't know about the great lakes, but in the Northeast, South of Maine unless you are going offshore you will probably get a signal.
I moved my boat from Annapolis, MD to Bock Island, RI and to my knowledge, never lost signal.
This is not to belittle a tether and a hand held, but something to keep in mind for coastal cruisers and day sailors.
'88 C&C 30 MKII