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VHF Radio Examination

The RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (SRC) is the minimum qualification required to operate marine VHF radio equipment on a UK flagged vessel. This includes both fixed and handheld equipment with and without Digital Selective Calling (DSC).

The club offers members the examination after studying the course online which is expected to cover the following:

  • The basic radio operation
  • The correct frequencies (channels) to be used
  • Distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures
  • Making ship to shore telephone calls
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC) using simulators
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (GMDSS)
  • Search and Rescue (SART)

If successful your license will be issued by the RYA

Further details can be found on the RYA Website

Last updated 21:43 on 6 November 2023

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