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DIY GSM Cell Phone bilge alarm… cheap option!

A cell phone bilge alarm is a great safety feature to have on board, but how can you create one affordably?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a DIY GSM cell phone bilge alarm. Don’t worry if you’re not up for the job there are a multitude of devices out there, and we’ve gone and listed them for you as well

Its true that all sea-going vessels and boats alike should have a bilge pump connected to an automatic float switch,  but what about an alarm? If like the majority of us, your engine makes a lot of noise and racket, then you will knowhow hard it is to hear your bilge pump amidst the drones of an engine.

Firstly, to tackle this problem you will need a bilge alarm. This can be purchased for no more than £10 if you’re looking in the right places; but what happens if nobody is around to hear it? After all,  “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”   Well no … but it could have at least sent me a text, the inconsiderate …… !

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  1. Great video but what equipment was used and sold by who ? I would like to build this but there is no info as to purchasing parts and how to set it up .

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