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#11501111 - 03/25/16 03:35 PM Just bought an Icom handheld VHF radio. What should I know before using?
Scanlansam Offline
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Registered: 03/05/13
Posts: 66
Loc: Missouri City Texas
Aside from Ch. 16 which I know is for emergenies, are there any channels I should know about? Do they have a fishing channel or something just to talk to people with? And finally would I be allowed to talk on any of those channels, or do I need some kind of license?

A little background info:
I'll be using it on my kayak mostly in Galveston and Corpus Christi Bay.

Thanks!
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#11501112 - 03/25/16 03:36 PM Re: Just bought an Icom handheld VHF radio. What should I know before using? [Re: Scanlansam]
Huckleberry Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
Posts: 17193
Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
a CB?

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#11501143 - 03/25/16 03:55 PM Re: Just bought an Icom handheld VHF radio. What should I know before using? [Re: Scanlansam]
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Registered: 07/31/12
Posts: 6880
Loc: North Texas - God's Country
My information is dated but you probably need a license to key up a VHF radio.
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#11501165 - 03/25/16 04:05 PM Re: Just bought an Icom handheld VHF radio. What should I know before using? [Re: Scanlansam]
capt grumpy Offline
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Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 943
Loc: west tx
Go to 2coolfishing forum they have a thread on it, no lic required for water to water lic required for base station. I believe that is correct.

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