Coast Guard Rescue 21

Coast Guard Rescue 21 revolutionizes how the Coast Guard uses command, control, and communications for all missions within the coastal zone. The system: incorporates direction-finding equipment to improve locating mariners in distress improves interoperability amongst federal, state, and local agencies enhances clarity of distress calls allows simultaneous channel

Coast Guard Rescue 21
Coast Guard Rescue 21

monitoring upgrades playback and recording feature of distress calls reduces coverage gaps for coastal communications and along navigable rivers and waterways supports Digital Selective Calling DSC for registered users that have a MMSI number provides portable towers for restoration of communications during emergencies or natural disasters Remember connect your VHF to a GPS have both turned on and register for your MMSI number and have it programmed into the VHF.

The Rescue 21 VHF/DSC communication system is designed to provide reliable communication with a 1 watt radio, 1 meter above the water, at a distance of up to 20 nautical miles from shore.

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