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ipirb or plb? sat phn? 3000ml sail
by seabrookedan 11-25-2012

Planning a sail from s cal to hi. How do plbs differ from ipirbs? What good would a sat phn do? Spot messenger? If u had to pick 1 or 2 which would you pick? Out of the 4 choices i can only afford 1or2
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Re: ipirb or plb? sat phn? 3000ml sail

epirb is registered to the boat. PLB is registered to you. Either can activate a distress signal. Sat phone requires you to call for help. Spot does not connect to government agency, but to private company.
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