This course is intended for those who wish to be familiar with the working of the VHF radio and to obtain a Short Range VHF Radio Cert (SRC).
Jan course is postponed due to level 5 lockdown. If restrictions ease, we will give priority to those booked on this course first.
Next course should be: Zoom class on Sat Jan 30th 14:00-16:15 plus attendance 2 evenings on Feb 1st +8th 19:30-21:45.
Next option is Zoom class on Mon evening Feb 15th plus attendance on Friday Feb 19th 09:30-17:30.
|Length of Course||1 evening on Zoom plus 1 full day attendance 09:30-17:30 OR 1 evening on Zoom plus 2 evenings attendance 19:30-21:45.|
|Objective||You will be licenced to operate a marine VHF, DSC systems, EPRIB and other marine communication systems. You will be entitled to be the named license for a Ships Radio Licence for your boat.|
|Location||Cobh Community Centre|
|Equipment Included||Course notes. All radio, communications and electrical equipement required for the course.|
|What to bring||Notebook and pen, highlighter.|
All aspects of radiotelophony voice and DSC alerting and marine radio procedures and techniques used in Distress, Urgency, Safety and Routine situations.
Using the VHF radio for routine calls to friends. Staying in contact with the Coastguard. Understanding and operating the DSC Radio, the EPIRB, the SART and NAVTEX.
|Pre Course Advice||Do have a look through the notes and answer the question paper in advance!!|