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
1 Maitland Street
Kingston, ON K7L 2V3

Course Date

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 9:00pm


Between April 14 and June 15 you can Self Study and write the Marine Radio Exam.

To study on your own, the Maritime Radio Student Notes Manual can be ordered at Shop, Course Material product number K11500. If you prefer an e-book to download, order product number k10516e. 

When ready to challenge the Exam in Kingston, for details and to arrange a date, time and location in Kingston please contact us

For information or to write the exam contact Peter French:   [email protected]