Marine Radio Course and Exam

Full Title

RYA Marine Radio Short Range (SRC) Certificate Course

Where?          East Down Yacht Club

When?           16th Feb 2019 Saturday

Cost?              £ EDYC members (else £75)  There is an additional exam fee of £60, payable directly to the RYA.  The course fee includes the RYA VHF Handbook, handouts and learning materials.

Course subjects include:

  • routine operation of marine VHF radio including Digital Selective Calling
  • the correct VHF channels (frequencies) to be used for each type of communication
  • distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures
  • ship to shore communication
  • practical use of Marine VHF DSC radios
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • Search and Rescue Transponders (SART)

If you are interested please contact the club by email to

or contact the club in the normal ways, to David Maxwell

This interest list will be used to circulate further details and arrangements,

with the plan to have fees collected 14 days before the course date ie Sat 2nd Feb 2019.

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