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Category Marine & Shipping
Course Name VHF & Communication Skills
Code MS17
Duration 5 days



VHF & Communication Skills

Course Outline
  • Sections of relevant regulations related to marine VHF radio communication
  • Different types of marine VHF radio equipment
  • Basic principles and procedures for marine VHF radio communication
  • Procedures for the monitoring of calling and working Frequencies
  • VHF radio calling, replying and relaying procedures
  • Silence periods when operating VHF radio equipment
  • Limitations on the performance of different types of marine VHF radio
  • Equipment
  • Methods of communicating vessel position
  • OH&S procedures and hazard control
  • Procedures for the transmitting and decoding of the phonetic alphabet, excluding the figure code
  • Operational checks

·         Checking of VHF radio performance

·         Testing fuses

·         Measuring capacity of batteries and the specific gravity of the electrolyte

·         Measuring on and off load voltage.

  • VHF radio equipment faults and defects
  • Access Search and rescue VHF radio Facilities
  • Procedures for deploying and operating EPIRBs and SARTs
  • Procedures for keeping records of VHF radio communication



Venue Fees ST EN Request
Jakarta 5000 U$ 7/1/2019 11/1/2019 Request
Cairo 2500 U$ 16/6/2019 20/6/2019 Request
Dubai 4250 U$ 1/9/2019 5/9/2019 Request