Monday, October 19, 2020
Maritime News

Marine Safety Alert: Performing a VHF Marine Radio Check

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Auxiliary & Boating Safety (CG-BSX) has issued a new Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB 20-20) from related to performing a VHF Marine Radio Check. The...

October 19, 2020
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Friday, August 17, 2018
ship bridge at night
Maritime News

U.S. Coast Guard Warns of LED Lighting Interfering with VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the maritime community regarding the potential interference of VHF-FM radio and AIS reception from LED lighting.  The Coast Guard said it has received reports...

August 17, 2018
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Friday, June 29, 2012
Press Releases

Launched – Thrane’s New Dual Channel AIS

Thrane & Thrane has expanded its established workboat and fishing vessel VHF radio portfolio with the launch of the new SAILOR 6217 VHF DSC Class D AIS Receiver. The new...

June 29, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Blog

The Filipino Monkey Strikes Again (and again and again…)

13 January 2008 – So I’m watching CNN and I do a double take after the reporter (in a completely straight face) says “The harassing radio communications that ignited the...

January 5, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2007
Uncategorized

Search Is Over For Tall Ship Alvei

After one long day of a full-press search for the tall ship Alvei, New Zealand Coast Guard’s P-3 aircraft crew was able to find the overdue ship. The reason for...

December 6, 2007
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Thursday, October 25, 2007
Uncategorized

Lost in Translation – French Humor

Tim’s Times has a conversation that put a big smile on our faces and reminded me of my favorite TV commercial. Here’s the story: You have to imagine a heavy...

October 25, 2007
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