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Offline daperrin

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VHF Radio - Do You Have One With You?
« on: February 10, 2022, 10:49 PM »
I have noticed that many kayakers don't have a marine radio with them. Seems like a big risk to me. Some people say they have their cell phone in place of it.

Anyone know how far out you can go before you loose cell signals?

I don't think a cell phone is a much of a replacement. I mean if you fall in and get hurt or whatever, you can't easily pull out your cell phone (which is probably wet now) and dial up the coast guard.


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Re: VHF Radio - Do You Have One With You?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2022, 11:51 PM »
You would be surprised how far they reach.  It is a must have in my opinion



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Re: VHF Radio - Do You Have One With You?
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2022, 10:15 PM »
Mandatory- period.
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