Can a marine battery operate in a car?

Answer You can use a marine battery in a car, although it is not recommended. Car batteries are starting batteries and are designed to start and run engines, whereas deep cycle or marine hybrid batteries ... Read More »

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Do i need a license to operate a marine VHF radio in Canada?

On One Hand: A License is Required.Under Canadian maritime law, a license called a Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime), or ROC(M) is legally required to operate a marine VHF radio. As this c... Read More »

Is a marine starting battery a deep cycle battery?

A marine starting battery is not a deep cycle battery. A starting battery produces several hundred amps of current to start an engine but discharges only a few percent of its capacity. A deep cycle... Read More »

What channels does law enforcement operate on, on the marine radio freqs?

Yes, spectrum in the US is commoditized, with all pieces of it reserved for certain uses. This includes certain portions of the VHF marine band that are reserved for USCG use. You can see the fre... Read More »

What license is required to operate a VHF marine radio on a recreational boat in the United States?

According to the Telecommunications Act of 1996, a permit or license is not required to operate a Very High Frequency (VHF) radio while in the United States. When traveling in foreign waters or in ... Read More »