Wow, wanted to get out this weekend and forecast changing and not for the better but not a 100% washout. OK, just getting started on getting all the gear I might need but can I get a recommendation on a little weather radio, preferably Amazon-supported (I have "Prime" and can have it in time for the weekend if i act fast).
Otherwise where I'm staying I can watch the TV new forecast and hope for the best.
Free Standing Boat Racks
Rescue / Throw Bags
Gedi Convertible Helmet
Sport Cases (Electronics)
Full Size Sail Rig
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Posted by: slushpaddler on Aug-28-13 11:03 AM (EST)
Agree that a Marine VHF|
Posted by: Ayornamut on Aug-28-13 11:38 AM (EST)
is the way to go rather than just a weather radio.
Posted by: tiger1964 on Aug-28-13 12:45 PM (EST)
Ordered. Hopefully I can power-through how to use it once arrived, such as selecting frequencies, etc. OK, a little more than I anticipated but I guess anything beats becoming a "news item".
Posted by: tiger1964 on Aug-30-13 8:26 AM (EST)
Showed up yesterday, and I charged it, have not started reading the owner's manual. My only complaint so far is it feel like I need to break out the impact wrench to get it un-clicked form the charging station.
Bottom of Your Chart|
Posted by: Kudzu on Aug-30-13 8:36 AM (EST)
Ones that say "WX".
Posted by: suiram on Aug-30-13 8:54 AM (EST)
Here is the link - http://www.icomamerica.com/en/downloads/DownloadDocument.aspx?Document=465
The ICOMs can be set to scan|
Posted by: Ayornamut on Aug-30-13 10:47 AM (EST)
Ones that say "WX".|
Posted by: tiger1964 on Aug-30-13 1:18 PM (EST)
"Ones that say "WX"."
CH 67 is commercial|
Posted by: eel on Aug-30-13 3:29 PM (EST)
Technically Channel 67 is for commercial traffic as opposed to non-commercial/recreational traffic. Just to be OCD about stuff.
Joke's on me|
Posted by: tiger1964 on Sep-10-13 3:28 PM (EST)
Well, we got back from a week on Virginia's Lake Anna, learning the kayak. The weather that had high storm chance % for four days turned out to be drizzle the first night and then beautifully clear the rest of the week.
Posted by: RavenWing on Sep-10-13 4:32 PM (EST)
next time you go out, try tethering it to your pfd (in a pocket on a D ring) or somewhere on your person (arm or back shoulder. If you're ever in the water and separated from your boat it comes in handy.