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When using the Marine VHF radio, there are specific phrases which are used to insure clear communications.

Despite what you may have heard on numerous TV shows, I am remembering "Dragnet" with Sgt. Joe Friday, the phrase "Over and Out" is never used.

"Over" means I have finished speaking and I expect a response from you.

"Out"  means the conversation is ended and no response is expected.

 

Bruce Stott
Bruce Stott
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