The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course.
This complete package with CD, and the new Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law!
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CPS MARITIME RADIO COURSE VHF/DSC
Do you have your Maritime Radio Operator Certificate?
Anyone operating a marine radio needs a Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) (ROC-M) It's the law! This Marine Radio Course prepares you to acquire it: you will learn emergency radio procedures, as well as everyday operating techniques. Topics also include the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling.
The course takes place in four two hour sessions including review and two part exam, written and oral. On successful completion, you will have earned your Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime).
If you already have your ROC(M) but lack the Digital Selective Calling (DSC) endorsement, you can choose to register for that aspect only.
Course Fee: $100.00. Deduct $35.00 if you have the current manual and CD. Second family member sharing manual and CD deduct $35.00 Exam only: $60.00
Course fee payable at start of course by cash, cheque payable to CPS Shediac. To register and pay online go to bottom of this page.
Dates: April 4 - 25, 2017, four Tuesday evenings, 7 - 9 PM.
Course Review and exam April 25
Class size: Minimum five - maximum 15 students
Location - Elmwood Drive Moncton Sobeys store
Early registration recommended.
Fees and class dates subject to change
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