During which we will analyze the following topics: simplex-duplex communication; the SOLAS convention; call sign; MMSI; help call Mayday, Pan-Pan, Securite, universal communication; digital help call DISTRESS, URGENCY, SAFETY; VHF channels; GMDSS system; radar; echo sounder; GPS; EPIRB; SART; A.I.S.
Setting up the DSC handheld and fixed radios
Elaboration of procedures for calling for help MAYDAY, MAYDAY RELAY, MAYDAY MOB, Pan Pan, Pan Pan Medico, DISTRESS, etc.
Consolidation of knowledge of the marine alphabet
Discussion of real and predicted situations when calling for help
Digital help call DISTRESS, URGENCY, SAFETY
The radio course is a great opportunity to get an official ISSA SRC/VHF-DSC certificate, highly valued all over the world.
In the brochure “RADIO COMMUNICATION. RADIO COMMUNICATION” contains and describes the dialogues that you can conduct on the radio in various situations: calling for help, entering the marina, leaving the port, communication between ships, assistance with mooring, locking and many other situations that you encounter at sea. The main voice and digital communication procedures MAYDAY, PAN PAN, SECURITE and DISTRESS, URGENCY, SAFETY are described.
The brochure contains a marine alphabet and a description of radios (stationary and manual), as well as an English-Ukrainian-Russian dictionary of terms used in radio communications.
Many charter companies when renting a yacht, in addition to the skipper’s license, require the presentation of an SRC VHF-DSC radio operator certificate for their territorial waters. And in some countries this document is the most important and necessary to charter a vessel.
Yes, in the UK, you will not even be asked for a skipper’s license, but a DSC SRC / VHF radio operator certificate. After completing the course and passing the exam, each participant receives a DSC SRC / VHF radio operator certificate from the international public organization ISSA.
The DSC SRC-VHF radio operator certificate is as important as a skipper’s license! And if you intend to charter a yacht on your own, then a radio operator license is indispensable for your package of documents.
The course consists of two parts: theory and practice. Course duration 1 day, 4-5 hours.
You can listen to the theory online, but you need to come to practice in person. Practice is working with walkie-talkies and working out various situations that can happen at sea.
Many charter companies when renting a yacht, in addition to the skipper's license, require the presentation of an SRC VHF-DSC radio operator certificate for their territorial waters. And in some countries this document is the most important and necessary to charter a vessel. This document can be held by any member of the team, not necessarily the skipper.
No, this certificate does not expire. Issued by the largest European yachting association ISSA and recognized by most chart companies in the world.