I’ve had several members, and others, ask why they should bother going through with radio training and even going as far as to become a licensed Amateur, or Ham, operator. The articles below describe a good reason why. Even though Hams wouldn’t have used the Maritime Mobile Service, you never know when you, as a licensed operator, may be in a similar situation and may be able to assist someone! Click the links to read the articles.
SailBlogs Article Look for the “Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!” article.