VHF Radio Versus Cell Phone

Why you need a marine radio.

As this rescue account from the Coast Guard News indicates, a VHF radio is superior to a cell phone, especially when boaters need emergency assistance.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Ga., rescued a man and woman Sunday morning after the boaters became disoriented and ran their vessel aground, stranding them on their boat in the Wright River near Elba Island, Ga.

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