© david jerrard 2016


Course duration:

one evening and one full day


Course content:

Rules and regulations

communication procedure

practical radio adjustment and working

Battery maintenance

practical voice communications

phonetic alphabet, procedure words

Distress working

Urgency and Safety working

Routine communications

EPIRBs

SARTs

NAVTEX

DSC Distress Alerts

DSC Urgency, Safety and Routine calls

Practical DSC operation.


Exams:

Written examination: 50 minutes

Oral examination: 12-15 minutes for each candidate.

Examiner: MRAU appointed external examiner


Cost:

Sea~Craft course fee           €104

Examiner's fee:                       €35

Dept. of Transport fee             €50

                                Total     €189


RADIO OPERATOR’S SHORT RANGE CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY

VHF RADIO

                                                   No SRC………


AUTHORITY TO OPERATE GRANTED BY THE MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT, TOURISM AND SPORT


The holder of this certificate is hereby authorised to perform the duties appropriate to the holder of a Radio Operator’s Short Range Certificate of Competency on a ship in which a radio station has been established under a licence issued by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.


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For the Minister for Transport, Tourism  and Sport

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Date

The authority shall remain valid until further notice.


the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport may at any time suspend this Authority to Operate with a view to revocation thereof, if it appears to the Minister that there are sufficient grounds to do so.


Signature of Holder………………………………………

VHF course dates VHF FAQS