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Congratulations TS Argonaut

St Helens Marine Rescue congratulates TS Argonaut on the naming of its new vessel Argo 1. After a very chilly start to the day the weather turned on a perfect, sunny, calm winter’s morning. The assembled throng of cadet families

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VHF Marine Radio Certificate (MROVCP)

From the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC). In order to operate a VHF radio you are required to hold a Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency (MROVCP). This means you can communicate using your VHF radio. The Australian Maritime

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EPIRBS – Urgent Message from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Standard Communications Pty Ltd—GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) PRA number: 2014/14204 Date published: 10th July 2014 Product information Product description Radio beacon that when activated sends a radio signal via satellite or homing frequency to notify of

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Check your EPIRB and Flares

In recent times emergency services have had to endure false alarms in relation to a faulty EPIRB and errant flares being let off from the shore. Emergency services responded to incidences relating to a false EPIRB alarm and a reported

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Reporting your position

The rescue base at the St Helens Foreshore is manned 7 days a week between 0730 to 1910. Outside these hours a listening watch is maintained around the clock from stations at the homes of the Association’s members. Our callsign

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