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For Sale Nautilus Lifeline - Discontinued version - VHF

Discussion in 'Classifieds: Miscellaneous Items' started by Xhris, May 20, 2018.

  1. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Lake Jackson, Texas
    Yeah, right! :D

    Only English that has such rule of double positive means negative.
  2. EireDiver606

    EireDiver606 Public Safety Diver

    Yeah fair point. I think im talking about a different model. I know for a fact that there was an older PLB that had a built in radio in it. In Ireland and other countries, you must have a licence to operate any VHF radio.
  3. EireDiver606

    EireDiver606 Public Safety Diver

  4. Xhris

    Xhris ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Pittsburgh, PA
    Somehow I wasn't getting alerts for this! Sorry I have sold them all...

    As far as the "License Needed" - are they going to come arrest me if I use it with out a license? Because if I am lost at sea and someone comes to arrest me for using a radio.. I am OK with this...

    "He was lost on a deserted island for 20 years before we found him... There was a perfectly good radio there, but he chose not to use it because he didn't have his license". :D.
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  5. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: U.S. East Coast
    In my experience, most of the use if the VHF radio on the first-gen NLL was NOT for emergencies, and for this you DO need a license.
  6. gr8jab

    gr8jab Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Oregon, USA
    Not as I read the FCC FAQ: Ship Radio Stations

    I think there was a bit of concern and hand wringing about individuals obtaining an MMSI without an actual craft, but I thought that was resolved.
  7. azstinger11

    azstinger11 ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: San Diego, CA
    For what it's worth I have two of the original VHF nautilus radios that I might be willing to part with.
  8. TrimixToo

    TrimixToo Regular of the Pub

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: New York State
    They just repaired mine.
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  9. Schwob

    Schwob Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Illinois
    Do you know what the damage / failure point was?
  10. TrimixToo

    TrimixToo Regular of the Pub

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: New York State
    Battery or charging circuit, I expect, but possibly unwarranted "power off" current drain.
    Schwob likes this.

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