Originally Posted by GordMay
I don’t mean to be a smart aleck; but it sounds like you need an electrical
upgrade (batteries and/or radio).
A fixed VHF
will draw much less than 1.5Amps/Hour average (1.5A @ Max Rx, but 0.05A on standby); which is a lot less than your "standard” anchor
light draws (overnight).
I do need an electrical
upgrade and it is one thing on my list of planned things to do once I have the money
. But, at the moment, I don't. The anchor
light is yet another problem. But that is another thread.