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CG warns of VHF outages, urges fishermen and mariners to carry backup rescue communications devices

  The U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska is warning mariners and fishermen in many coastal regions to use extra caution and to have a back-up system for calling for help in the event of an emergency. As KMXT’s Maggie Wall reports the problem stems in part from faulty power generators located in remote, inaccessible areas. Click on arrow to listen …

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