VHF

Event 

Title:
VHF SRC Radio Oporator's Licence
When:
03 Feb 2014 - 03 Feb 2014 10.00 h - 17.00 h
Where:
Lancaster -
Category:
RYA VHF SRC Marine Radio

Description

This course will follow all of the key areas in the RYA syllabus, below.

A. Distress situations

1.Define a distress situation.

2.Initiate a DSC Distress Alert, with position and time input manually or automatically.

3.Send a Mayday call and message by voice.

4.Respond appropriately to a DSC Distress Alert and to a Mayday call and message, including relay of a distress message.

5.Know how to deploy an EPIRB and a SART.

 B. Urgency Situations

1.Define an urgency situation.

2.Initiate a DSC urgency alert.

3.Send a Pan Pan call and message by voice.

4.Respond appropriately to an urgency message.

C. Safety Situations

1.Identify a situation in which a safety message is appropriate.

2.Input a DSC safety alert.

3.Send a safety message by voice.

4.Receive Maritime Safety Information by NAVTEX.

 D. Routine Communication

1.Initiate a DCS routine alert.

2.Establish communication and exchange messages with other stations by voice on appropriate channels.

3.Test the radiotelephone by means of an appropriate test call.

4.Initiate a DSC self test.

5.Enter a DSC group and Individual MMSI.

6.Maintain an appropriate listening watch on DSC and voice channels.

7.Use the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Written test

Venue

Lancaster
Venue:
Lancaster

Description

The Adult College Lancaster

Adult College Lancaster

Keeping to the navigation theme, The Adult College lines the bank of Lancaster Canal leading out to join the Lune at Glasson.

The Adult College
Lancaster
White Cross Education Centre
Quarry Road
Lancaster
LA1 3SE