is a network of amateur radio operators that searches for people lost
The mission of BoatWatch is to maintain a worldwide network of
resources to aid mariners
that are missing or overdue; have a boat stolen; or to whom urgent
messages need to be relayed.
All boaters with high frequency SSB radios aboard should know that the
20 meter amateur frequency of 14.300 MHz
is active for about eighteen hours a day and is always available for