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Emergency Radio Procedures

Everyone on board should be able to use the radio
Switch on the radio, turn to Channel 16, Select High Power
Press the “Press-to-talk” switch on the microphone or handset
Speak slowly and clearly into the microphone. When you have
finished, say “Over”.
Then release the “Press-to-talk” switch and wit for a reply
In a DISTRESS situation (when a vessel or person
is in grave or imminent danger) call

In an urgency situation (when a vessel or person is in
serious difficulty or apprehension exists) call: