Saturday, September 12, 2009

Public Service: How to Use A Boat's Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Radio To Alert Coast Guard Of A Boating Emergency

When activated, the DSC system continuously alerts the Coast Guard and other boats in the area of an emergency situation on your boat, the boats GPS coordinates and the boats characteristics.

The short Coast Guard Auxiliary video explains Digital Selective Calling, or DSC, Marine Radios, as well as the safety benefits of combining the new technology with the Coast Guard Rescue 21 system.

Video produced by Florida State College at Jacksonville.

How to Use Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Radios from US Coast Guard Auxiliary on Vimeo.

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