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Specialist Courses in Marine Radio Communication

GMDSS - LONG RANGE CERTIFICATE

This course is designed for seafarers who sail out of range of VHF coastal stations (approx 50nm) and require the security of effective world-wide communications (valid for vessels up to 300 grt).

The Long Range Certificate is a GMDSS qualification which will qualify the operator for use of both MF/HF (SSB) and VHF equipment. There are no nationality requirements. The qualification is internationally recognised.

WHO NEEDS THE LRC?
- Blue-water yachtsmen fitting long range communications.
- Commercial Vessels less than 200 G.R.T. 
- Commercial Yachtmasters (Limited) - LRC is an acceptable qualification 

THE BASIC LRC COURSE COVERS THE PRACTICAL OPERATION AND PROCEDURES OF:
- MF/HF Single Sideband Radio (SSB)
- VHF Radio communications
- VHF/MF/HF Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
- NAVTEX
- EPIRBs (radio beacons) & SARTS

THE examination has 3 elements:
- Radio procedures ( short written paper)
-  Voice exercise- Simulated Distress Communications.
- Practical Equipment Operation, demonstrating use of the equipment

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
- Two passport photographs and your passport or discharge book
- Fluency in the phonetic alphabet.
- Fluency in English

RECOMMENDED READING
'GMDSS - A User's Handbook' by Denise BrehautThis publication will supplement any course notes and will be a very valuable reference during, and after the course. 

costs 

- 460 plus
- Exam Fee: 140
 

DATES/venue

are currently on hold


Book your own accommodation early
 Northcourt Manor or  Westcourt Manor. 


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