Marine radios are essential and important safety equipment on board your vessel and is a way to communicate with other boats or marine rescue groups, and receive navigational warnings and weather updates.
These courses teach you how to confidently and competently operate and use correct radio protocols and procedures when using a marine radio. To make you familiar with all situations you may encounter on the radio and make sure you are aware of radio rules and etiquette. The course content includes making calls, receiving calls, relaying calls, various call signs & distress messages.
Skippers and crew should know -
> How to operate all marine radios on board your boat
> The distress and safety frequencies
> How to properly format and transmit distress and safety messages.
The Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) is designed for those who are only carrying and/or operating a Very High Frequency (VHF) short range radio.
Cost: $240 Members, $275 Non Members
The dates below are for both Short Range and Long Range courses.
|JANUARY 2019: Mon 21st & Weds 23rd||7pm to 9:30pm both evenings|
|FEBRUARY 2019: Mon 18th & Weds 20th||7pm to 9:30pm both evenings|
|MARCH: Mon 11th & Weds 13th||7pm to 9:30pm both evenings|
|APRIL: Mon 15 & Weds 17th||7pm to 9:30pm both evenings|
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