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The following combinations of signals are examples of VDSs that could be carried on board to satisfy USCG requirements.

Distress signals: handheld red flares (3)

Three handheld red flares (day and night)

Distress signals: handheld red flare and meteors

One handheld red flare and two red meteors (day and night)

Distress signals: floating and handheld orange smoke and electric light

One handheld orange smoke signal (day), two floating orange smoke signals (day), and one electric light (night only)

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