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BARRIE POWER & SAIL SQUADRON

Georgian Trent District - A unit of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

VHF Radio Operator Courses:

To operate a VHF radio in Canada you must hold a Restricted Marine Radio Operators Certificate (ROC-M)

It is the law!

Maritime Radio Course

Course Description

This complete package with CD, and the new Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law! The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures, and everyday operating techniques.

Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio.


Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course.

Digital Selective Calling

 - Maritime Radio Course update

This seminar is for holders of Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) issued before January 1st 2005.

Learn about the new Digital communication channels on new Maritime radios and their use in an emergency situation. Digital Selective Calling could save your life in an emergency situation.


($100/$140 for 2 family members) 19 and 26 October 2016; 14 and 21 February 2017