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Where Is Sidney BC And How Do I Get There?

Where is Sidney, B.C.? Sidney is located on Vancouver Island approximately 45 minutes north of Victoria which is the capital city of B.C.  How do I arrive at Sidney, B.C.? The Victoria International Airport as well as the BC Ferry … Continue reading

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Calling on VHF Radio

The calling examples used are sample call signs only. Before transmitting, listen for a period long enough to ensure that harmful interference to transmissions already in progress is not likely to occur. If such interference seems likely, wait until the … Continue reading

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Expressing Numbers and Time on VHF Marine Radio

Numbers Expressed in Words 0 – ZERO 1 – ONE 2 – TWO 3 – THREE 4 – FOUR 5 – FIVE 6 – SIX 7 – SEVEN 8 – EIGHT 9 – NINE . – DECIMAL ?,000 – THOUSAND … Continue reading

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