Better than a Cell Phone

Don't have DSC? It's time to get it. Since the installation of the new Rescue 21 emergency communication system last December, DSC will not only save your life, it also will simplify it.

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Uniden 625 $300; www.uniden.com

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ICOM M602 $570; www.icomamerica.com/marine

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Standard Horizon QuantumGX3500S $500; www.standardhorizon.com