Latest Very high frequency Stories

2009-07-16 05:00:00

CHICAGO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Marine, a division of Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR), and Sea Tow Services International Inc. today announced a long-term agreement to promote reliable communications for boaters. Effective immediately Cobra Marine VHF radios will serve as the official VHF radio of Sea Tow. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081106/AQTH502LOGO) "We're proud Sea Tow has chosen to partner with us," said Tony Mirabelli, Cobra's senior...

2009-06-18 05:35:54

Although last Friday's transition from analog to digital television went fairly smooth, some viewers are nevertheless having problems receiving the stations they want. Even some tech-savvy viewers, such as Wally Grotophorst of Hamilton, VA, are having issues with the transition, according to the Associated Press. After getting a digital antenna for his digital TV last year, he lost the Washington-based ABC and CBS stations last Friday, despite being able to receive both stations digitally...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'