An look at EPIRB, VHF/DSC, GMDSS, satellite phones, SSB, ham, and NAVTEX. 4 pages with photos.
New DSC-VHF subscription service covering US coastal and inland waters will those with a DSC radio to make direct-dial phone calls, including data communications. Many VHF manufacturers now produce these units
A look at VHF, cellular, SSB, Globalstar, AMSC and Immarsat, with costs
Overview of the latest satellite radio, vessel tracking, EPIRB, VHF, GPS, chartplotter, nav software and radar equipment. 5 pages with vendor list.
Tour of the various methods of cruiser internet access, including landlines access methods, cellular, SSB, HAM, and satellite.