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Old 07-31-2017, 03:00 PM   #10
City: North Charleston, SC
Country: USA
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Originally Posted by wwestman View Post
FCC requires units sold in the USA to be programmed before being delivered to the end user. This is supposedly in place because we are too stupid to do it ourselves, however the information they (the seller) inputs is what WE give them. Go figure.
Many of us apparently are that stupid. Many boaters have not set up their DSC information so when the CG gets an emergency signal, it doesn't tell them anything.
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