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An Introduction to Communication Types at Sea

One of the most important aspects of serious boating is understanding the different methods of communication technologies commonly used when on the water. For larger ships and any that take passengers, certain equipment is required by law. However, even for recreational boats under 65 feet, chances are that most of them will benefit from a…

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How To Choose the Best Marine VHF Radio

Not too many years ago, it wasn’t hard to choose a Marine Radio for your boat; there just weren’t many options. The story is quite different today because there are a lot of decisions to make. Marine VHF radio equipment is used on many boats, from large ships to personal boats. VHF stands for very…

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Choosing a Handheld VHF Marine Radio Right for You

Communication is essential wherever you are but especially if out on open water. Many people look into the handheld VHF marine radio. These radios come in a variety of different choices making the decision difficult even once you’ve narrowed your options to the handheld variety. This list can provide the knowledge you need to make…

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Most popular Marine Electronics

When it comes to boating, there are a lot of facets that you have to understand. One of these facets is marine electronics. Different types of electronics and a marine antenna can keep your vessel safer or make your time more convenient. Here is what you should know about electronics.

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Marine Electronics – Valuable and Essential

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While marine antennas are not required for all classes of watercraft, it’s a good idea to equip your boat with one, even if you don’t plan on going far from shore. The law dictates commercial boats and certain classes of private vessel carry them for safety and sea lane traffic control reasons, and those reasons…

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Which CB is Right for You?

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If you’re in the market for a CB radio there are some things you will want to consider before making the purchase, especially if you are new to using a CB or personal radio service. Citizens Band Radio Service (or CB) is a personal radio device that consumers and some businesses use for short-range communication.…

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Using Your Marine Radio

Marine VHF (very high frequency) radios serve as key communication devices on nearly all ships that sail the open ocean. Marine antennas can be used to send a distress call to rescue services as well as to communicate with harbors, marinas, other boats and more.

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