Originally Posted by free
What's the answer then, a second antenna in the wheelhouse?
Well, seeing as they're not close - I'd dial the squelsh down a touch to remove the non-local chit chat (not a precise science mind)
The DSC stuff will probably come through anyway.
Personally, I'd just turn the volume down a touch.
As divers seems to account for a large proportion of emergencies (and I am one too
) I try to keep a listen out. In fairness, there's not much happening on the VHF here though...