Marine Communication Systems

Marine Communication Systems


Marine Communication Systems Course Cover

Become a better boater by mastering your radio in the digital age. Learn voice communications and the use of digital selective calling (DSC), and get the skills you need for a day sail or offshore adventure. Learn from experienced instructors in an interactive classroom environment.

What's included?

  • Radio history, frequencies, and VHF communications
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • FCC rules and radio licenses
  • Radiotelephone operating procedures
  • Long-range radio communications
  • Radio maintenance
  • Other marine communication systems

This course is usually completed in seven two-hour sessions, followed by an exam.

 

 

Skills

Communication skills to help you boat with confidence

 

Time

8 weeks

Cost

Varies; members get a discount)