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Distress frequencies and calls

In a boating emergency, you must know how to call for help or recognize when another boat is calling for help. You should be familiar with standard radio procedures that are used by vessels, including distress frequencies and calls. The different marine radio transceiver has a different frequency:  ...

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Basic knowledge of VHF marine radio

Very High Frequency (VHF) Marine Radio allows instant communication between your boat and other boats, marinas, bridges, and the United States Coast Guard (USCG). It is the primary means of communication on coastal waters and has many characteristics which make it preferable to a cell phone, CB Radio, or other means of communication. Most VHF Marine Radios also have instant access to NOAA weather forecasts, 24 hours a day.  ...

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Importance of VHF marine radio

Nowadays, people pay more and more attention to communication efficiency. We can see two way radios in many industries, such as hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, etc. of course, we also use two way radio on board. This also shows the importance of two way radios in these occasions. Today, let's talk about the importance of marine VHF radio.  ...

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How to make a distress call by VHF marine radio

Make sure your radio is on. On the radio, press the 16/9-Tri button to switch to Channel 16 (156.8 MHz). (If the corner of the display does not show 16, press the 16/9-Tri button again until it does.) Press the push to talk button and say: “MAYDAY -- MAYDAY -- MAYDAY.”  ...

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Why should personal kayak use VHF marine radio

Why should a kayaker purchase a VHF marine radio? As a kayaker, safety should be the paramount consideration for us., so that is why we always carry marine radios. Kayakers or other sailors use VHF mariner radios for a number of reasons. They use them to let everyone know where them are, what they are doing, at what time they are going to be on the water and what time they are going to be back. They use radio in case of brrakdowns or to call for assistance when they see a stranded vessel.  ...

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Retevis Marine NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is a United States science agency that operates in the US Department of Commerce. The agency works on projects concerning the oceans, main waterways, and the atmosphere. Some of the services provided by NOAA are weather forecasts, severe weather warnings, and climate monitoring.  ...

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A little story about Retevis marine

This is a story shared by a friend. If you have encountered something similar, you can share it.  ...

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Learn about the VHF marine radio in advance

What do you do when you are trapped fishing on the island? What happens when your ship suddenly runs out of oil? At this time, if you don't bring any communication equipment, you can only listen to fate. If you bring it, Congratulations, you can get help. Of course, if you use a mobile phone at this time, pray that it has a signal, otherwise it can only be a toy. If you have a marine VHF radio in your hand, you can be happy.  ...

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Several reasons for the damage of marine radio

There will be different degrees of loss during the use of marine VHF radio. Some small problems will not cause the use of marine VHF radio, but some large losses will damage the use of VHF radio. Let's learn some aspects that are easy to cause damage to marine VHF radio.  ...

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Several points that should be paid attention to when buying marine VHF radio

Marine VHF radio is one of the necessary communication equipment for ships. Because its cost performance and effect are much better than mobile phones, Marine VHF radio has become the most widely used communication equipment in ship communication. There are many brands of VHF marine radio. How should we choose and buy them?  ...

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