Halfway to Where Somebody's in Trouble: Cell phones proliferate, but radios are the go-to communication tool on islands
Article about the importance of VHF radios for communication on and around islands. Explains the benefits of radios vs cell phones for emergency calls, as well as rules and protocol for using the maritime radios.
Communication, Island Life, Clayton Philbrook, VHF Radio, Matinicus Island, Rachel Bishop, Very High Frequency Radio, Maritime Mobile Band, Captain Leslie Eadie III, Federal Communications Commission, FCC, Coast Guard, Herman Coombs, Fishing Communities, Frenchboro, Monique Coombs, Weather Report
Bouchard, Stephanie, "Halfway to Where Somebody's in Trouble: Cell phones proliferate, but radios are the go-to communication tool on islands" (2017). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 563.