|the channel 14 newsletter|
As marvelous a technology as cell phones are they have yet to become dependable for communication out here in Cross Sound and on the Fairweather fishing grounds. The VHF radio is still the primary means of communication from boat to boat and boat to harbor. Many of the locals use Channel 14 for talking about weather and fishing conditions, cooperating in the often complex logistics of the hook-and-line lifestyle, and for good old fashioned gossip when fishing is slow (chatter tends to drop off sharply when the bite is on!).
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