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VHF Radio Operator Course

Many clients have been obtaining their VHF Operator’s Certificate. One question often asked is “When is a VHF Operator’s Certificate required?” Here is the answer: Anyone operating a fixed or portable marine radio aboard a boat is required by law … Continue reading

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the word phrase that means the conversation is ended and no response is expected

When using the Marine VHF radio, there are specific phrases which are used to insure clear communications. Despite what you may have heard on numerous TV shows, I am remembering “Dragnet” with Sgt. Joe Friday, the phrase “Over and Out” … Continue reading

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Phonetic Alphabet for VHF radio

The words of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) phonetic alphabet should be learned thoroughly. Whenever isolated letters or groups of letters are pronounced separately, or when communication is difficult, the alphabet can be easily used. When it is necessary to … Continue reading

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VHF Marine Radio Operator

Procedures The efficient use of VHF radio depends to a large extent on the operator’s method of speaking. As the distinctive sounds of consonants are apt to become blurred in the transmission of speech, words of similar length containing the … Continue reading

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