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
7471 River Road
Richmond, BC V2B 0X0

Course Date

Thursday, May 24, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm


Note: The VHF course requires 2 weeks of home study before the evening session! The time on May 24th wil be a review, to answer any questions, and for the examination.
Contact the Instructor, Byron Buie, at or 604-271-7938 at least 2 weeks before the course starts so that you can get the course materials and study suggestions.