DSC VHF Radio: What is it and what should I know?
By Dave Comer 2019-05-30
A DSC (Digital Selective Calling) marine VHF Radio, is an updated version of the old VHF Radio.
So… What’s new?
Think, ‘mobile phone’. Your DSC/VHF has a telephone number, memory, a ring tone when called and even has a GPS position. In its memory, it can store a directory of all your contact’s DSC numbers (known as MMSI, marine mobile service identity) and a selection of pre-programmed text messages.
Using the administration cha...