Ready to test your knowledge with our VHF Review? Here you will find questions to help you prepare for your VHF exam. Name Email Restricted Operator's Certificates are valid for:one yearfive yearsten yearslifetimeUrgency calls may be transmitted to:All StationsA specific stationThe Canadian Coast GuardTo All Stations or to a specific stationWhen you hear a distress signal, you must cease to communicate but listen for information on that channel.TrueFalseWhen cancelling a Distress or Urgency call you should address the cancellation to:The Canadian Coast GuardAll Stationsthe station that was in distresseach individual station in your areaThe priority for radio communication is:Urgency, Distress, SafetySafety, Urgency, DistressSafety, Distress, UrgencyDistress, Urgency, SafetyInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (IC) is responsible for the maritime radio regulations.TrueFalseThe maximum power output authorized for a maritime VHF radio is:10 watts25 watts35 watts50 wattsThe purpose of the Radiotelephone Alarm, or warbling sound that lasts for 30 seconds is:Remind you to turn on your navigation lights.Alert the operator of a navigational hazard.Alert stations that a Distress message is to follow.It's just a funny noise the VHF makes from time to time.The procedural work "Acknowledge" means:Let me know if that is ok.Let me know you have received and understand my message.Tell me if you received my signal.Tell me if you will do as I asked.When not on a working channel, you should monitor Channel 71.TrueFalseIf your VHF does not interface with your GPS you should manually update your position every 6 hours.TrueFalseSea Area A1 is an area within range of at least one shore-based Coast Guard Station.TrueFalseMMSI stands for:Mobile Marine System IndicatorMaritime Mobile Satellite IndicatorMaritime Mobile Service IndentityMobile Maritime Satellite IdentifierIf you hear a MAYDAY transmission from a vessel in your area you should:Turn off your radio so you don't accidentally hit any buttons.Call 911 as a backup.Head towards the vessel in case you are able to help.Assume someone else will help.GMDSS stands for:Global Maritime Delineation Safety SystemGlobal Maritime Distress and Safety SystemGlobal Marine Dolphin Saving SocietyThe purpose of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon or EPIRB is to give the position of a vessel in distress.TrueFalseYou are the operator of vessel Windward and have just struck a log. You are taking on water rapidly and are 15 miles from a marina. You need immediate assistance. Which call do you make?PAN PAN, PAN PAN, PAN PANSECURITE, SECURITE, SECURITEMAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAYYou are receiving a message from another station when the message suddenly becomes unreadable. The last thing you heard them say was LIGHTHOUSE. What phrase should you use to have the message resent?All after LIGHTHOUSE is unreadable.REPEAT all after LIGHTHOUSE.SAY AGAIN all after LIGHTHOUSE.NEGATIVE after LIGHTHOUSE.Great work! Let us compile your answers to see how it went... Time is Up!