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How to use VHF marine radio—tips from Hook, Line and Sinker

How to use VHF marine radio—tips from Hook, Line and Sinker


Marine VHF Radio tips brought to you by
the Australian Communications and Media Authority Now if you do have a Marine VHF
Radio fitted to your boat. It is important, critically important Andrew
that you know how to use it correctly. That is exactly right Nick so if you are
new to the world of VHF Marine Radios or just want to update your knowledge base
there is plenty of resources out there and I think that you are up to speed. A great way to get you started
is to look at the ACMA video on how to use
your Marine Radio. Also get yourself a copy of the Marine
VHF Radio Operator’s handbook. It is inexpensive and available from
the Australian Maritime College. And this operator’s handbook is a really
useful reference to keep on board your boat. If you prefer a more hands on approach
to learning how to use your radio, contact your local Marine
volunteer or Coastguard organisations and they will be
happy to show you the ropes. More details are available from the
ACMA Marine VHF Radio Homepage. So if you are heading out on the water
make sure you have a VHF Marine Radio and that you know how to use it. For more Marine VHF Radio information
visit the ACMA website. acma.gov.au/vhfmarine

1 comment on “How to use VHF marine radio—tips from Hook, Line and Sinker

  1. There are plenty of good learning sites around Australia. Most Marine Rescue Groups conduct the regularly. Just Google VHF RADIO COURSE

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