Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio


Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio

Using VHF and VHF/DSC Marine Radio course book cover CD and marketing material

Know how to use your VHF marine radio. You’ll need it in an emergency and for important ship-to-ship communications.

Experienced instructors teach you how to use VHF radio like a pro, including the digital selective calling (DSC) rescue feature.  You'll also get tips on purchasing and installing VHF to get the most out of your investment. A handy waterproof McGraw-Hill Captain's QuickGuide Using VHF is optionally available with essential information that you should have aboard. This QuickGuide explains to anyone on your crew how to use the radio, a real benefit if you’re unable to help in an emergency.

What's included?

  • How VHF radios work and their controls
  • Using the correct channels
  • Using correct procedures and terminology
  • Advanced methods of communication
  • How digital selective calling (DSC) equipped radios work and their controls
  • Practice DSC calls using the included DSC simulator on CD


This seminar is also available online here.