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It wasn’t as bad as it might appear, though: the old 121.5MHz distress beacons hadn’t been doing much—other than adding to the tally of
Conventional “old-fashioned” high-frequency radios are quite capable of communicating worldwide, just as they did throughout most of the 20th century. But they suffer from two main problems.
The first is that radio communication over distances of more than a few hundred miles can be achieved only by reflecting radio waves off electrically charged
Q: What do you recommend for keeping barnacles from growing on my prop, strut and shaft? For years, I've used metal
“What are you going to do with it?” I asked.
“Race it, eventually. Here’s what needs to be done,” he said and pulled out a two-page list of repairs and upgrades he wanted to make on the boat.
Hole in one
To repair a minor ding or hairline crack, first use a Dremel tool to smooth the gelcoat