Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (SRC)

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Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (SRC)

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The Marine Communications course (Very High Frequency – Short Range Certificate) is designed to ensure a thorough understanding of maritime radio communication at sea. It is intended for all marine environments and follows International standards.

The course provides VHF Radio and SRC training for the entire spectrum of VHF radio communications for recreational and professional boating. Students will learn how on board radios and handheld radios, EPIRBs, SARTs, AIS and DSC-enabled radios, are used effectively in marine communications.

Category: Product ID: 16861

Description

The Marine Communications course (Very High Frequency – Short Range Certificate) is designed to ensure a thorough understanding of maritime radio communication at sea. It is intended for all marine environments and follows International standards.

The course provides VHF Radio and SRC training for the entire spectrum of VHF radio communications for recreational and professional boating. Students will learn how on board radios and handheld radios, EPIRBs, SARTs, AIS and DSC-enabled radios, are used effectively in marine communications.

To proceed:

Complete this VHF/SRC E-Learning course, all quizzes within the course and the final theory examination.
When you have successfully completed all of the steps noted above, you will be able to print the VHF/SRC Course completion certificate and we will send you credit card style VHF Short Range Certificate by airmail.
Course outlineIntroduction to VHF radio’s
Basic radio theory
Line of sight
Subsidiary equipment
Common radio terms
Regulations / Licensing requirements
VHF radio equipment
Radio procedures
Transmitting and receiving
The phonetic alphabet
Emergency radio communications
EPIRB and SART
Hand held short range VHF radio’s
The practical examination will require a thorough working knowledge of:

 

How to operate a VHF/SRC radio
The phonetic alphabet
Urgency & Safety messaging and channels
How to communicate a pan pan, securite and mayday
How to reduce squelch
The purpose of the DSC distress button
Difference between simplex and duplex
MMSI number
VHF power outputs
How to call a specific station using DSC
International distress signals