SRC Radio Operators Course Syllabus

  1. Background information on the GMDSS system and its equipment and licensing requirements
  2. Radio rules and regulations
  3. Operation of marine VHF equipment includingb DSC functions
  4. The phonetic alphabet
  5. Basic radio language and protocols including pro words such as over, say again, out etc.
  6. Correct use of the various channels
  7. How to make calls to other stations
  8. How to send a Distress Alert and Distress Message (Mayday)
  9. How to send an urgency alert and a safety call
  10. Sit the short written exam upon succesful completion of which you will be issued with the " United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Certificate of Competence and Authority to Operate"
VHF Radio Course
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