We've had a good response to the VHF course we advertsied earlier and it is filling up. If we get a few more people we can run it on both days. If you are interested email john (email@example.com). Priority will be given to club members. Details below.
Maritime Radio Operator Certificate of Competence, VHF/SRC (Short Range Certificate)
The following course will be offered in the Nairn Sailing Club Clubhouse on either Sat 16th or Sun 17th of January depending on demand.
GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) became fully operational in 1999. This latest development in marine communications adds a new feature to the long established VHF radio with the introduction of Digital Selective Calling (DSC).
This one day course is designed for people wishing to obtain the Maritime Radio Operator Certificate of Competence - Short Range Certificate in order to legally operate the VHF equipment on their boat.
An RYA SRC Handbook will be sent for you to read and prepare in advance of the course.
Qual: Maritime Radio Operator Certificate of Competence - Short Range Certificate
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Course fee: £50 plus administration fee £25 (payable to the RYA on the day for the
radio licence - need to bring passport photo for licence)
If you are interested please reply back to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing which of the two days your are available. Places are limited so please reply promptly.