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post #17 of Old 11-02-2015
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Re: Spot, DeLorme Trackers?

We used our Delorme, for short messages, all the way across the Pacific...Panama to New Zeland.

However, the weather gribs from the Sat phone were far more valuable and the crew of a sinking boat, 1,000nm off-shore, owe their rescue to a SSB! They were 300 nm miles from us and a boat that was initially 200nm from the sinking boat rescued the crew staying in SSB contact for the 2 days it took to get to the sinking boat.

Phil & Nell who are looking for crew back to the Caribbean from New Zealand via South Africa!

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