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Old 09-14-2019, 07:48 PM   #3
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If you mean AM radios, they've been illegal for about 40+ years when SSB replaced them. People that need long range radios usually use SSB or Ham radios. Although most have a satellite phone and hope they don't need a long range radio. For line of sight, most use a marine VHF and small local boats sometimes use CB.
If you're coastal cruising, the USCG can receive and talk to you on VHF much further than line of sight.
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