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vhf radio course

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vhf radio course

S174DT

2024-06-30

09:00:00-17:00:00

£80

billclay@blueyonder.co.uk

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VHF Radio for boaters DSC/SRC Sheffield.
Yachtsmen, and Cruisers, require the VHF Radio license by law, but just as important the training to use the equipment correctly.
European charter companies require that a member of a bareboat hire crew holds the license.

Next course>> Sunday 30June. Sheffield; 09-17.00; course cost £80. 
Club courses, dates and venue, by arrangement.
Click ‘Contact’ above (or call/message 07771 652123).

Course and exam complete in the day using the real equipment you have trained on. Online courses require a trip to an examination centre, maybe distant, and familiarization with real equipment which is not the same as the virtual kit that you have trained with online.
Boaters, both owners and also occasional charterers, need to be able to use the VHF radio for general communication and especially for issues of safety. The modern VHF DSC system is invaluable.
The course objectives are to train you to be able to use different radios in both normal and emergency situations; to communicate clearly and correctly bearing in mind you may be speaking to a foreign radio operator; to understand the benefits of the GMDSS (global maritime distress and safety system) and associated equipment, EPIRB, AIS, NAVTEX; to Send or Relay Mayday alarm; and of course to attain your RYA/MCA radio licence.