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VHF Radio Operator / Communications

Every crew member needs to know how to operate a marine radio. This course covers general rules for the use and operation of VHF-SRC radios, what to do in the case of an emergency and an introduction to other marine communications equipment.

The course provides VHF Radio and SRC training for the entire spectrum of VHF radio communications for recreational and professional boating. Students will learn how on board radios and handheld radios, EPIRBs, SARTs, AIS and DSC-enabled radios, are used effectively in marine communications.

COURSE OUTLINE:

- introduction to VHF radio's;

- basic radio theory;

- line of sight;

- subsidiary equipment;

- common radio terms;

- regulations / licensing requirements;

- VHF radio equipment;

- radio procedures;

- transmitting and receiving;

- the phonetic alphabet;

- emergency radio communications;

- EPIRB and SART;

- hand held short range VHF radios.



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