For all those looking to gain a VHF Radio operators licence for the operation of fixed and hand held marine band radios the course provides the required certification for your licence application. Suitable for: Requiring VHF Radio Operators Licence All users of water craft - including yachts, sailing dinghys, powerboats, motor boats, jetskis,...
Suitable for: Yachtsmen. Operating outside sea area A1 (VHF range).
Use of marine radios including GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System). Routine, distress, urgency and safety procedures. We use linked Standard Horizon GX1500e and Icom 421 training radios for hands on experience, plus Icom handheld radios. The Lightmaster computer simulation software available on request. Suitable for: Anyone wishing...
Course fee - EU £490 - non-EU £490. 5 day course. Dates available -. 01/03/2010
Students are required to learn the Phonetic alphabet and will need an understanding of the operation and restrictions applicable to VHF Radio use. The course covers operational procedures for use of VHF Digital Selective Calling equipment used on non-commercial vessels - particularly Distress, Urgency and Safety Alerting.
Suitable for: Persons with no knowledge
To learn about using a VHF radio including GMDSS. Suitable for: Any one you goes to sea
Suitable for: Blue-water yachtsmen fitting long range communications. Commercial Vessels less than 300 G.R.T. who operate outside of Sea Area A1. MCA Code of Practice Category 0 and 1 vessels. (Vessels must have qualified radio operator). Commercial Yachtmasters (Limited) - LRC is an acceptable qualification
The course is designed to enable students to obtain the operators certificate of competency for using VHF marine band radio. During this 6 week course students will be assessed by a written and practical test using VHF and computer simulation. The examination is included within the course fee. Throughout the six weeks students will cover: 1)...
Course fee - EU £1500 - non-EU £2700. 12 week course - dates available -. 19/04/2010
This one day course includes both instruction and examination. Meeting the additional requirements to upgrade the basic terrestrial LRC to include the Inmarsat - C satellite communication systems, this course as a pre-requisite requires candidates to hold the basic LRC. Familiarity with laptops/PC's would be advantageous.
The holder of this certificate is authorised to operate a VHF DSC and VHF- only radio telephone station established in a ship under a licence issued by the Secretary of State. Course content includes: Digital Selective Calling. Distress Procedures. Urgency Messages. Safety Messages. VHF Functions. Pro-words and Phonetics. Routine Operations and...
This one day course teaches the basics of VHF radio operation, the correct frequencies (channels) to be used, distress, urgency, safety and routine procedures.
The course/exam leads to the new Short Range Certificate (SRC) and covers the new Global Maritime Distress and Safety System. Suitable for: Everyone! A VHF is an essential item of safety kit and thus taking a VHF course to ensure that you know how to use it is key.
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