This course covers general rules for the use and operation of VHF Radios; every crew member needs to know how to operate a marine radio. It covers what to do in the case of an emergency and an introduction to other marine communications equipment.
Radio operator qualifications from a recognised issuing authority will be accepted in lieu of the IYTWorldwide qualification.
The certificate covers the correct and safe use of a VHF radio, SARTs and EPIRBs and an introduction to the use of other marine communications equipment including how to monitorMF and HF Marine radios.
It is the level of competence that all crew needs to be able to operate a VHF radio correctly and in particular to operate in the event of an emergency when life and loss of property may be at stake.
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The following are the main subjects to be taught during this course. After completion, the student should be competent at an acceptable level.
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