Re: Marine radio question

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Posted by Max Bottomtime on June 24, 2006 at 11:14:05:

In Reply to: Marine radio question posted by Dark Diver on June 24, 2006 at 10:37:50:

VHF operates via line of sight. Your antenna has to be high enough to have a clear shot at the ocean. Also, the signal doesn't travel far without a powerful transmitter. You can sometimes hear one side of a conversation from another boat nearby but not the other party.

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