VHF Operator

IYT VHF Radio Operators Certificate

Everyone taking command of a vessel whether in charter or as an owner needs to know how to communicate with the shore and other vessels by using a VHF radio. The IYT VHF radio operators certificate is a comprehensive course covering radio communications and safety equipment used on sailing and power vessels.




Duration 1 Day

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Course Details

This one day IYT shore based course covers the following:

  • Introduction to VHF radio’s
  • Basic maritime radio theory
  • Line of sight
  • Subsidiary equipment
  • Common radio terms
  • Regulations / Licensing requirements
  • VHF radio equipment
  • Radio procedures
  • Transmitting and receiving
  • The phonetic alphabet
  • Emergency radio communications
  • EPIRB and SART
  • Handheld short range VHF maritime radios