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VHF/DSC Marine Radio
About the Course
This one day course will show you how to operate a modern VHF (Very High Frequency) DSC (Digital Selective Calling) marine radio. Successful completion will qualifying you to operate both handheld and fixed VHF/DSC sets.
You will learn the correct voice procedure and which channels to use when making and receiving Routine, Securite, Pan Pan, Mayday Relay and Mayday voice messages.
Another important feature of the modern marine radio is the ability to send and receive DSC alerts, all this and more will be covered and practiced by you using our Standard Horizon radios.
Other Topics covered
GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)
AIS (Automatic Identification System)
ATIS (Automatic Transmitter Identification System)
What sets our radio courses apart:
- We operate a 1:1 student to radio ratio ie no sharing of equipment, this allows you maximum practice time
- Maximum class size 6
- We have recently added a new pair of the latest Standard Horizon radios to our existing range, featuring internal GPS and programmed with the new VHF channels introduced in January 2017. This offers a more realistic learning experience and guarantees to keep you at the forefront of the latest developments in marine radio communications.