Maritime Radio

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!

See course table of contents.

Maritime Radio
80 Harbour Front Drive
Hamilton, ON L8L 0B1

Course Date

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 9:00pm


Tuition may be paid by cheque or cash on the first eventing.  You must contact Roger Pimm, Education Officer, at 905-308-0060 or at if this is your option to ensure we have texts for all.

You may also register on line at the CPS/ECP web site.