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post #11 of 16 Old 09-06-2011
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One datapoint to add... Our nearly new handheld shows very poor range, perhaps only a mile. You may want to check your handheld's range.


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That's a typical reaction to a scene like that. Not necessarily idiots, just panicking due to an absence of uniforms. Uniforms make everyone happy.

Getting the coast guard out there (coast guards have uniforms!) with the equipment to move the old guy while protecting his neck is the right thing to do, as long as the old guy is breathing. Old people are easy to break.

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Your thread title is 100% correct.
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As someone with a George Costanza wallet in my back pocket, I am deeply offended by this thread!
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Originally Posted by DRFerron View Post
That wasn't a cuss word! I typed "s c r i p t"!
Pervert! You kiss your mother with that mouth??

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very few around here really use vhfs. so bad to the point that this time of year i will need to contact the bridge tender just for a radio check.
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