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Marine Communications Systems (USPS Course)

Marine Communication
Hosted by the
Westchester Sail and Power

Marine Communication Systems (MCS) is an in-depth, nine
chapter review of communications systems available to the
recreational boater. Radio history and spectrum definitions are
presented along with definitions of radio circuits that the student
should learn, to choose the best communications method for their
Take this course to learn about VHF, Digital Selective Calling
(DSC), Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon--EPiRB,
Automatic identification System--AIS, Single Side Band--SSB,
Satellite Phone, and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety
System GMDSS system and other communications systems. The
focal point of the course is what these systems do, how they work,
where they work, and how they form an overlapping web of
coverage to help you stay safe. As the Coast Guard puts it - the
aim is to take the "Search" out of "Search-and-Rescue."

Date: Monday September 23, 2013
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: New Rochelle Marina (2nd floor classroom)
22 Pelham Road, New Rochelle NY
Note: Class meets on Mondays for 9 two-hour SESSIONS

For information and RSVP call:

Andy at:[masked]
E-mail: [masked]

USPS Members $75
Non USPS members $125

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  • lucy

    Will not be able to attend. Shoulder Injury

    September 23, 2013

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