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
1042 Millidge Ave
Saint John, NB E2K 2P6

Course Date

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:00pm


This is the standard required radio course.   Part 1 will be taught Tuesday from 7-10 pm.  Part two is Wednesday, same time.   It will cover the Digital Selective Calling portion.   Our new radio simulator will be available to try out what you have been learning.   Anyone ever want to push the Red Emergency button on your radio?   Here is your chance.    Part 3 is Thursday and will consist of Review and Exam.   60 multiple choice plus an oral portion.  We should be finished by 21:00