RYA SRC (VHF)
THIS IS ESSENTIAL
classroom or online
The VHF operators license course is essential for anyone that has a VHF radio onboard. Not only does it keep you legal, but correct use of voice messages and modern DSC text messages can save lives. Using real radios on the course or exam brings it all to life!
To obtain an operators license and develop the necessary skills to operate a VHF radio including Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
1 day course
classroom or online
+ classroom exam
Student to instructor max ratio
6 : 1
Minimum age = 12
Learn the phonetic alphabet!
What To Bring
You will be assigned homework if attending the classroom course. This is to learn the phonetic alphabet.
This course is brain heavy. Take wee snacks with you to ease the brain overload.
A good attitude to learn!
A packed lunch or money to eat out
We have a fridge-freezer, kettle, microwave, small cooker, cutlery, plates, coffee/tea/sugar/milk for you to use.
Use of VHF radio
Use of Kitchen
Experienced, enthusiastic and approachable instructors
Certificate upon successful course completion
Have the ability and confidence to operate any VHF DSC radio and other modern electronic search and rescue equipment covered in the course
The VHF radio operators license can be used to support your application for a commercial endorsement on any RYA commercially endorsed certificate of competence.
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