% Const IMGS_DIR = "/cover/"
Dim objFSO, objFolderObject, objFileCollection, objFile
Dim intFileNumberToUse, intFileLooper
Set objFSO = Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set objFolderObject = objFSO.GetFolder(Server.MapPath(IMGS_DIR))
Set objFSO = Nothing
Set objFileCollection = objFolderObject.Files
Set objFolderObject = Nothing
intFileNumberToUse = Int(objFileCollection.Count * Rnd) + 1
intFileLooper = 1
For Each objFile in objFileCollection
If intFileLooper = intFileNumberToUse Then
Set objImageFileToUse = objFile
intFileLooper = intFileLooper + 1
Set objFileCollection = Nothing
strimagesrcText = IMGS_DIR & objImageFileToUse.Name
Set objImageFileToUse = Nothing
boats using coastal waters are required to carry USCG approved visual distress
signals. Boats UNDER 16', plus
all sailboats UNDER 26' with completely open construction and
without propulsion machinery, plus all manually
propelled boats must carry signals visible at NIGHT. All boats 16' OR MORE must
carry signals visible both DAY and NIGHT.
Print Mayday Form Alaska
Office of Boating Safety
Any of the Following
Accepted For Use
Red Flare|| |
Parachute Red Flare|| |
Rocket-Propelled Parachute Red Flare|| |
Pyrotechnic Red Flare|| |
Orange Smoke|| |
Orange Smoke|| |
Flag 3' x 3'|| |
Devices Must Be Coast Guard Approved
Other Important Signals|
short blast of the whistle should have a duration of about one second. A prolonged
blast of the whistle should have a duration of four to six seconds.
blast to mean "I am altering my course to starboard".
blasts to mean "I am altering my course to port".
blasts to mean "my engines are operating astern propulsion".
A power driven
vessel making way through the water except when fishing, under sail, towing or
being towed, shall in restricted visibility sound one prolonged blast at intervals
of not more than 2 minutes.
vessel at anchor in restricted visibility shall ring the bell rapidly for about
five seconds at intervals of not more than one minute.
vessel not under command, a vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver, a sailing
vessel, a vessel constrained by her draft, a vessel fishing, a vessel engaged
in towing or pushing shall sound at intervals of not more than 2 minutes, one
prolonged blasts followed by two short blasts.
5 short rapid blasts if you fail to understand the intentions of the other vessel.
a complete set of International and Inland Rules of the Road, please get Coast
Guard Navigation Rules COMDTINST M 16672.2A available
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