Did you know that it is illegal to operate a marine VHF radio without a license?
OBJECTIVE: To learn how to communicate and handle emergency situations on a VHF marine radio. This short course will cover all aspects of radio operation including the new Digital Selective Calling (DSC) function.
A) Home Study – Materials are mailed out to you. You study at your own pace. When you are ready contact Sail Nelson to book a time/date to write your exam.
B) Challenge – You are looking just to write the exam. No course materials will be sent to you. Simply contact Sail Nelson to book a time/date to write your exam.
FEES: $125.00 (Home Study) $85.00 (Challenge)
CERTIFICATIONS AWARDED: Once you have successfully completed the VHF Marine Radio exam, you will be awarded your VHF Marine Radio License with DSC. There is no expiry date for this license.
VHF Home Study
Download the phonetic alphabet.