Dangers of accidental distress calls

UPDATE: The graphic representation of Rescue 21 locations at the bottom of this post has been updated. Written by Charles Rowe, Coast Guard Sector New York One of the Coast Guard’s oldest and most honored missions is the rescue of […]


Take the SEARCH out of SAR

Did you know that your VHF marine radio is likely equipped with a technology called DSC, or digital selective calling, that can help rescuers take the “search” out of search and rescue? Ever wonder how that red “distress” button on […]