While we all rely on our cell phones for nearly everything these days, a VHF marine radio remains the most dependable communication device while boating. VHF's reliable power source and high transmitter power make it an ideal communication tool for all boaters, as it enables collective safety, collaboration, and assistance for everyone on the water.
Digital Selective Calling (DSC) has drastically increased the importance of the VHF radio. Now standard on devices made within the past 15 years, DSC allows boaters to quickly and easily relay essential information
--- name of the vessel, its location, and the nature of the emergency
--- to all vessels within the signal range radius.
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