What is the Coast Guard VHF channel?
VHF channel 16
The Coast Guard announces storm warnings and other urgent marine information broadcasts on VHF channel 16 before making the broadcasts on VHF channel 22A and 2670 kHz respectively. Storm warnings and forecasts are also made by NOAA Weather Radio.
What is the VHF calling channel?
However, channel 16 on your VHF radio is probably the most important. Channel 16 is designated as the national distress, safety and calling frequency. All vessels should monitor this channel while underway.
How do I speak to a VHF radio?
How do I use it?
- Call the vessel, marina or restaurant on Channel 9 in the following manner.
- Name of station being called, spoken three times.
- The words “THIS IS”, spoken once.
- Name of your vessel spoken once.
- The word “OVER”.
- Then you wait for the station being called to answer.
Why choose a B&G sailing VHF radio?
Whether you’re looking for a fixed mount system at the chart table or a flexible handheld offering whilst on the rail, B&G offer a choice of sailing VHF radios. For a fully integrated navigation and safety system, add AIS to your marine electronics system.
Why choose B&G VHF and AIS products?
Stay connected with B&G’s range of VHF and AIS products. A VHF radio is a must have communication device for safety at sea and one of the most important items onboard your boat. Whether you’re looking for a fixed mount system at the chart table or a flexible handheld offering whilst on the rail, B&G offer a choice of sailing VHF radios.
How does the B&G H60 wireless handset work?
The H60 wireless handset is designed for use with B&G’s new V60 VHF radio. It features inductive charging, so there are no contacts to corrode, and can take full control of the VHF from anywhere on board.
What makes the V20s the perfect VHF system?
The V20S is perfect as a standalone VHF system in the cockpit or at the navigation station. The sleek low-profile design, clear bright display, and easy button access are combined with key features including all international channels.