This short pre study course is an essential bit of preparation before attending the VHF classroom course. It will give you a brief foundation of knowledge so that you won’t get left behind or struggle on the day. It’s full of interesting info and will get you thinking and speaking like a sailor.
What you’ll learn
The phonetic alphabet
The form of routine calls
The form of safety calls
The form of an urgency call
The form and definition of a distress call
The different VHF channels and their usage
Absolutely no experience is required. We will start from the basics and gradually build up your knowledge. Everything is in the course.
The Phonetic Alphabet
Step 1 – Download the PDF from the sidebar titled “Lecture 1”
Step 2 – Listen to the audio file below
Step 3 – Learn the phonetic alphabet
Step 4 – Take the quiz. You need to score 80% to move on to the next section