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.
This is a 2-day course held on consecutive Saturdays, beginning at 9:00 am and ending at approximately 3:00 p.m. each day.
Please bring your lunch !
Day one you will receive your course material and learn the basic concepts of marine radio usage including the phonetic alphabet and distress calling.
Day two consists of a quick review, DSC and then the writen and oral testing.
Course Location will be at the Educational Officers home - 1903 Pratt's Marina Rd.
For more information please contact the Educational Officer at