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Mayday Calls

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The right way to use this vital distress signal

by Chris Caswell

Use the word "Mayday" only when you and your boat are threatened with "grave and imminent danger." A distress call consists of the word Mayday repeated three times, the name of your boat, and the call sign: "Mayday, Mayday, Mayday, this is Intrepid, WYV699."    more...

 



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HOW CAN THIS ARTICAL BE COPYRIGHTED? iT COMES RIGHT OUT OF THE uSpS AND COST GUARD MANUELS. N8KJD@ARRL.NET3/2/2006 2:33:36 PM
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