VHF Marine Radio Procedures

In La Paz

The La Paz Port Captain has assigned VHF  channel 22a to Club Cruceros and the cruising  fleet as the local hailing channel.

After  contacting your party switch to another  channel for conversation. While out in the  islands or away from La Paz continue to switch  to another channel after hailing as the signal  travels.

Avoid conversations on these channels:

Duplex channels may be used  if the party being called has  duplex capabilities. 

To Hail Another Vessel

VHF Notes

Emergency Call (Mayday)

Urgency Call (Pan-Pan)