The minimum requirement for all users of Marine VHF Radio.
Aim: To learn correct Marine VHF Radio operation.
Duration: 6 Hours.
Qualification: Maritime VHF Operator Certificate. Unit Standard 19491 v2 available.
1. Routine Operation
- Common features & functions
- Pro-words & phonetic alphabet
- Call signs & channel allocation
- Trip reports
- Weather information
3. Distress & Urgency
- "Mayday" & "Pan" calls
- EPIRB and SAR
For more information see http://www.boatingeducation.org.nz/courses/3/maritime-vhf-operator-certificate/