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"IDI-YACHT" BOOK UPDATES

The "Idi-Yacht" books are accurate the day they are published. However, just like the weather, things can and do change. This page will be dedicated to updating information within the books in between revised editions. If you spot any changes or have updates that need to be made in the books, please forward your information to Idiyachts@gmail.com Thanks in advance! Capt Marti

Marine SSB Radio For "Idi-Yachts" 2013 Third Edition

SSB Emergency Hailing Frequencies

p.34        2.812 no longer monitored 24/7 by USCG

West Coast Nets

p.58        Baja California Maritime Service Net Correction: meets at 1600 UTC. Weather at 1615

                Chubasco Net Correction: 7.192 is correct but 7.294 is no longer used. Time 1545 UTC. Warm up at 1530 UTC.

                Daylight Savings time times are 1445 UTC with 1430 UTC warm up.

p. 59        Baja Net--see Baja California Maritime Service Net details.

Special thanks to Tony de Witte for these updates! April 2015

Marine SSB Radio For "Idi-Yachts" 2005 Second Edition

HAM radio licensing requirements:

No USA FCC Morse Code requirement for General Class License--needed for HAM radio email privileges

NETS:    Changes in frequencies & new Nets revised as of July 2009

        Cruiseheimers        page 57. 6.227 MHz USB 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time Winter. Alternate Frequency: 8.152 MHz Summer

        NW Caribbean        page 58. 6.209 MHz USB 1400 UTC.  Alternate Frequencies: 6.212 or 6.516 MHz (previously 8.188 MHz Alt 6.230 MHz)

Coconut Telegraph--Eastern Caribbean Net    4060 USB 0800 AST Weather, News, Safety & Security (New Net)

        Amigo Net                 page 59. Time changed to 1400 UTC

        Picante Net               page 59. Time changed to 1330 UTC

        Sonrisa Net               page 66. Time changed to 1430 UTC

Rick's Mexican Wx 1445 Ham Frequency 3.968 MHz LSB (New Net)

        Chubasco Net           page 65. Time changed to 1545 UTC

        Baja Net                      page 65. Frequency change to 7.262 - 7.238 MHz LSB (HAM)

TYPOS:

page 40 & 41. Hailing and distress frequency should read 6.215 MHz not 6125

page 71. Appendix F should read Appendix D

page 115. Change copper strap from 0.13 inches to 0.013 inches

M802 User Channels:

Changed by Icom America a few years ago. Please refer to your radio manual or The Icom M802 Radio Manual for "Idi-Yachts" for updated information specific to your radio

 

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