Category Archives for VHF Radio

Are You VHF Ready?

It sure pays to know what it is you are doing before you dive into it. Here are some things that you should consider: Your VHF marine radio must be waterproof. Only VHF radios designed for the sea will

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Using Your VHF Radio To Call A Ship

You can use channel 16 to call a ship or shore station, but if you will be doing this, you must be very brief. We advise this same procedure should be used over channel 9, if channel 9 is what you use

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Distress Calls On The VHF Radio

If you should hear a distress message from a vessel and you receive no response, you should answer. If you are sure that the distressed vessel is not within your vicinity, then you should wait a short

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Boater Calling Channel (VHF Channel 9)

The Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) have created VHF-FM channel 9 as a supplementary calling channel for noncommercial vessels (for recreational boaters) at the request of the coast guards. A

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VHF Radios For Boaters

Before you get out there to get anything else, you should make sure that you have the best VHF marine radio. A VHF marine radio is the single most important radio system that you should ensure to buy.

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How To Cut Concrete

Easy Ways to Cut Through Concrete Many of us have a love-hate relationship with concrete. We love it when we need a permanent, heavy-duty, weather resistant surface; and we hate I when we have to repair,

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Best Handheld VHF Radio For Kayak

The VHF (Very High Frequency) radio, which is also known as the two-way marine radio, is the most essential communication device to have with you while kayaking. Kayaking, can be very isolating and you

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The Importance Of VHF Radio When Kayaking

The exciting sport Sea Kayaking is now remarkably popular over recent years. Canoeists and kayakers are venturing further and further out to sea. If you should be contemplating carrying this out, then

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Do You Need A VHF Radio?

Some sea kayakers would say “never go afloat without one” but that might just be excessive. I agree that you will require one in the event that you lead groups of inexperienced or young sea

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Using a VHF radio

Marine VHF radios don’t allow an individual to tune them like a typical radio does. They are preset to provide push-button access to several channels. A great handheld radio could have Channel 16

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