NSBC BoatBeat Blog: VHF Radio with Digital Selective Calling (DSC)

The VHF radio with DSC is the most common emergency marine communications device, and with good reason: It’s simple to operate, communications go both ways, and when a boater hits the panic button, the U.S. Coast Guard will automatically know who the boater is.

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Photos: Sound Producing Devices

Photos showing sound producing devices in use on a boat

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Why You Should Always Use Your Engine Cutoff Device

Simple and mechanical, it’s practically foolproof—if you’re wearing it.

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