Footer Text: Lorem ipsum dolor VHF/DSC RADIO COURSE VBggGMDSS VHF/DSC RADIO COURSE After the training there will be a practical assessment on the use of the DSC Radio and a written assessment which has to be conducted by an external Assessor rather than the Instructor. Courses will start at 08.30 and finish by 19.30 to allow time for assessments depending on numbers. When you book the course you will be issued with a pack including the RYA Handbook and details on what areas MUST be learnt before the start of the course. It is important therefore that you book at least ONE week before the start date From 2nd January 2014 the duration of this course will increase to 10 hours in accordance with CEPT Regulations Course topics include: the basics of radio operation the correct frequencies (channels) to be used distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB) Search and Rescue (SART) The course will be taught using radio simulators and training radios  For some pre-course reading material go to ‘Links’ Additional study notes will be sent when you book Cost: £90.00  plus  a £60 RYA Certificate Fee Maximum number of students per course 4 Dates: 2015 -  TBA Sailing Days Contact us on 07778 474347 or 01243 543906 e-mail : DIO CO