Maritime Radio

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Course Details, and Pricing

Maritime Radio
Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime)

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details 1 day course or 3-4 evenings once per week

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It's the law!

ABBOTSFORD

Additional Information

This is a one day course. The exam will follow immediately after the material is reviewed. Class will start at 10am and depending on the number of students, the day will likely wrap up around 4pm. Students must learn their phonetic alphabet and read the course material before attending the class. Course material will be available for pick-up two weeks prior to the course date if a printed book is ordered. Students ordering an eBook should expect to receive their book about a week following enrollment. Required minimum enrollment is 3 students. Registration deadline is March 16th, 2020. After that date contact Gary Gomes ((778) 246-6320 to confirm availability of course material.

Start Date: Apr 18th, 2020

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Room #: TBD

Address: Abbotsford (Location TBD)
TBD
ABBOTSFORD, BC

Contact: Gary Gomes
778-246-6320
education.valleysquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20

AJAX

Additional Information

This is a four week course and classes will run every Thursday evening from November 21, 2019 until December 12, 2019 and go from 7:00 pm until 9:45 pm. Pricing includes instruction, the test, the exam and your ROC(M) upon successful completion of the course. Also includes practice on a marine radio in class.

Start Date: Nov 21st, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 123

Address: Ajax High School
105 Bayly Street E
AJAX, ON

Contact: Dennis Boileau
905-427-2292
ajaxpowersquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00

AJAX

Additional Information

Course runs on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from April 21 until April 30, 2020.

Start Date: Apr 21st, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 123

Address: Ajax High School
105 Bayly Street E
AJAX, ON

Contact: Dennis Boileau
905-427-2292
d.boileau@sympatico.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$112.00
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$110.40

HAMILTON

Additional Information

This course is a legal requirement of Industry Canada for anyone operating a VHF marine radio. The Restricted Operator's Certificate (Marine) is good for life. Course runs for three consecutive Thursday nights starting April 16, 2020. Price includes materials, instruction and exam. Please register online or with rogerpimm70@gmail.com before April 9th. I must order materials for you. Printed book recommended.

Start Date: Apr 16th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Downstairs

Address: April/Hamilton/Macassa Bay Yacht Club
80 Harbour Front Drive
HAMILTON, ON

Contact: Roger Pimm
905-308-0060
rogerpimm70@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00

ORANGEVILLE

Additional Information

This is a two evening course starting on Thursday May 28th, completion on Thurday June 4th.Successful students will receive a temporary certificate upon completion of course.

Start Date: May 28th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Conference

Address: Archbolds Custom Shoppe
31 Commerce Rd.
ORANGEVILLE, ON

Contact: Rosemary Archbold
519-938-6320
rosemaryarchbold@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00
Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20

ORANGEVILLE

Additional Information

This is a Two night course starting on Thursday April 16 and concluding on Thursday April 23rd. Sucessful students will receive a temporary certificate.

Start Date: Apr 16th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Conference

Address: Archbolds Custom Shoppe
31Commerce Rd.
ORANGEVILLE, ON

Contact: Rosemary Archbold
519-938-6320
rosemaryarchbold@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20
Non-Member Price
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00

BARRIE

Additional Information

Class meets Thursday for 3 consecutive weeks, ending December 12, 2019

Start Date: Nov 28th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBA

Address: Barrie Eastview Secondary School (TBC)
421 Grove Street East
BARRIE, ON

Contact: Hans Etzel
705-722-0060
training@barriecps.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
Non-Member Price
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00

BARRIE

Additional Information

For registration and pricing contact Hans Etzel at 705-722-0060 or

Start Date: Mar 25th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 157

Address: Barrie Eastview Secondary School
421 Grove St East
BARRIE, ON

Contact: Hans Etzel
705-722-0060
training@barriecps.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$108.00(10%) Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 15th, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$97.20(10%)
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$103.84(12%) Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 15th, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$93.46(12%)

BARRIE

Additional Information

A 1-day program with test at the end of the day

Start Date: Nov 23rd, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: N/A

Address: Barrie Eastview Secondary School
421 Grove Street East
BARRIE, ON

Contact: Hans Etzel
705-722-0060
training@barriecps.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$180.00
Member Price
$162.00
Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20

LANGLEY

Additional Information

This course will take place on Thursday between 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm. The course starts on February 13 and ends with an exam on February 27. If you have any questions please call Joy Ruffeski 604 533-2831 or Len Murphy 604 312-0609 lenmurphylps@gmail.com

Start Date: Feb 13th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 216

Address: Brookswood Senior Secondary
20902 37a Ave
LANGLEY, BC

Contact: Len Murphy
604-312-0609
lenmurphylps@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20

BURLINGTON

Additional Information

This course runs over 2 evening 6:30 - 9:00 both evenings. The exam is included and is written on the second evening. Member pricing is discounted 20% to $112 for the hardcopy or $110.40 for the e-book. We can also collect payment by Interac e-Transfer. You can contact us for details on that process. If you are a couple and wish to share a book, contact us for specific pricing for the "second family member". We recommend picking up the textbook and reading the material in advance. There is a hardcopy text OR an e-book. Once registered, you can pick up the textbook or we will arrange to have the e-book e-mailed to you. Access to the Burlington Sernior's Centre is via Teen Tour Way.

Start Date: Jan 22nd, 2020

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Room #: Multipurpose Room

Address: Burlington Seniors' Centre
2285 New Street - Access from Teen Tour Way
BURLINGTON, ON

Contact: Ray Kirkham
905-523-9721
BurlingtonPowerSquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$110.40
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$112.00

BURLINGTON

Additional Information

NOTE - This class ended Nov 13th, 2019. The posting is retained untill all students complete their exams.

Start Date: Nov 6th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: n/a

Address: Burlington Seniors' Centre
2285 New Street on Teen Tour Way
BURLINGTON, ON

Contact: Ray Kirkham
905-523-9721
BurlingtonPowerSquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

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BURNABY

Additional Information

Class will be 3 consecutive Tuesday nights.

Start Date: Apr 21st, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 100

Address: Burnaby Mountain Secondary School
8800 Eastlake Drive
BURNABY, BC

Contact: Colin MacGillivray
778-877-6553
colin_macgillivray@telus.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20

VICTORIA

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 7th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: tba

Address: Camosun Coastal Centre
100 MapleBank Road
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Murray Gordon
250-516-2814
radio@victoriasquadron.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$180.00
Member Price
$162.00
Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20

VICTORIA

Additional Information

3 nights: Mar 12, 19, 26th. Exam on the 3rd night (Mar 26th)

Start Date: Mar 12th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: main floor

Address: Camosun Coastal Centre
100 Maplebank
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Murray Gordon
250-516-2814
radio@victoriasquadron.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00

TRENTON

Additional Information

We will spend one session with an actual VHF simulator so that you can practice using a real radio

Start Date: Mar 2nd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Upstairs

Address: CFB Trenton Yacht Club
60 Albatross Rd
TRENTON, ON

Contact: John Brewster
613-970-0309
john.sandy2006@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$117.30
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$102.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$105.00($15.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Feb 15th, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$87.00($15.00)

VICTORIA

Additional Information

This class is a 2 day course starting on Tuesday April 21 and finishing with exam on April 22, 2020

Start Date: Apr 21st, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 135

Address: Claremont School
4980 Wesley Ave
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Len Burton
250-656-6450
brentwoodbaysquadron@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$108.00(10%) Early Bird Discount ends on Apr 15th, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$97.20(10%)
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

VICTORIA

Additional Information

Start Date: Dec 17th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 135

Address: Claremount Secondary School
4980 Wesley Ave
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Len Burton
250-656-6450
brentwoodbaysquadron@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

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DUNCAN

Additional Information

Start Date: Oct 28th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: tba

Address: Cowichan Exhibition Grounds
7380 Trans Canada Highway
DUNCAN, BC

Contact: Nancy Dower
250-710-2726
ndower@ualberta.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20
Non-Member Price
$180.00
Member Price
$162.00

DUNCAN

Additional Information

Please contact N. Dower at 250-710-2726 or ndower@ualberta.ca to confirm your interest. On 27 April please arrive at 1830 for registration. The cost of this course is $135. If you pay in person, please bring cheque or cash to the first class. We are having problems with on-line registration prices--a computer glitch. In order to post the courses, we have had to enter prices different from $135. Please consider registering in person. The class runs on 27 April, 4 and 5 May in the evenings. The final evening is the exam, after which you will have your Radio Operator Certificate.

Start Date: Apr 27th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Pearmine Room

Address: Cowichan ExhibitionGrounds
7380 Trans Canada Highway
DUNCAN, BC

Contact: Nancy Dower
250-710-2726
ndower@ualberta.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$135.00($5.00) Early Bird Discount ends on May 5th, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$121.00($5.00)
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20

SURREY

Additional Information

Start Date: Jan 7th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 105

Address: Earl Marriott Secondary
16th ave
SURREY, BC

Contact: Andrew
604-515-5566
Info@whiterocksquadron.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00

TORONTO

Additional Information

This is a 2 week course.

Start Date: May 19th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 239

Address: Etobicoke Collegiate
86 Montgomery Dr.
TORONTO, ON

Contact: Michael Leahy
416-452-7433
mwleahy@great-lakes-sailing.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00

TORONTO

Additional Information

Start Date: Dec 16th, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 PM

Room #: rocm

Address: examiners_16dec2019
26 golden gate court
TORONTO, ON

Contact: b walters
123-456-7891
abc@abc.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$78.40
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$96.00

COURTENAY

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 2nd, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 PM

Room #: 19/11/02

Address: Filberg Center
411 Anderton Avenue
COURTENAY, BC

Contact: Charles Hawkswell
250-334-0225
capelazocps@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

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COURTENAY

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 23rd, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 PM

Room #: 19/11/23

Address: Filberg Center
411 Anderton Ave
COURTENAY, BC

Contact: Charles Hawlswell
250-334-0225
capelazocps@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

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COURTENAY

Additional Information

Pre study of Course Material is needed

Start Date: Feb 15th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Soroptimist Lounge

Address: Filberg Center
411 Anderton Ave,
COURTENAY, BC

Contact: Charles Hawkswell
250-334-0225
capelazocps@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$94.40
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$112.00

COURTENAY

Additional Information

One day course

Start Date: Nov 23rd, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 191123A

Address: Filberg Centre
411 Anderton Ave
COURTENAY, BC

Contact: Charles Hawksbwell
250-334-0225
capelazocps@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

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TORONTO

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 11th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: tba

Address: Forest Hill Collegiate Institute
730 Eglinton Ave. West
TORONTO, ON

Contact: Peter Frost
416-571-0038
seo@torontopowersquadron.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$180.00
Member Price
$162.00
Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20

LADYSMITH

Additional Information

This is an intensive one day course and home pre-study is required prior to attendance. Pre-study materials will be provided electronically to students several weeks ahead of the class and it will be essential for students to learn the phonetic alphabet. Registration will be cut off 1 week prior to the course.

Start Date: Apr 4th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Program rm

Address: Frank Jameson Community Ctr.
810-6th Ave.
LADYSMITH, BC

Contact: Brian Cromp
250-245-8620
cromp@shaw.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20

PICKERING

Additional Information

Start Date: Feb 1st, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: -

Address: Frenchman's Bay Yacht Club
635 Breezy Drive
PICKERING, ON

Contact: Clint Scott
416-770-1600
clint.scott@fbps.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$119.00
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$100.30

HALIFAX

Additional Information

Friday 6 - 9:30 pm and Sunday, 12:30 - 5 pm. THIS CLASS IS FULL. We will be scheduling a new class for Feb or March.

Start Date: Jan 24th, 2020

Start Time: 6:00 PM

Room #: Fuller Room

Address: Halifax-Jan 24-St. James Anglican Church Hall
2668 Joseph Howe Drive (at Armdale Roundabout)
HALIFAX, NS

Contact: Adriana McCrea (Squadron Educational Officer)
adriana@winedt.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$119.00
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$100.30

BAYFIELD

Additional Information

Students will have the opportunity to use a simulator to make and receive calls. Running on 3 Tuesday nights with the exam on the last night

Start Date: Apr 14th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Hall

Address: Harbour Lights Marina
27 Charthouse Hill
BAYFIELD, ON

Contact: Gary Alcock
519-955-5106
garyandhattie@cabletv.on.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00

HALIFAX

Additional Information

This is a 2-day program with class meeting 10 am to 3 pm on both Saturday Feb 22 and on Sunday Feb 23. The exam is administered at the end of the 2nd session on Sunday

Start Date: Feb 22nd, 2020

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Room #: Fuller Room

Address: Hfx Feb 22-St. James Anglican Church Hall
2668 Joseph Howe Drive (at Armdale Roundabout)
HALIFAX, NS

Contact: Adriana McCrea (Squadron Educational Officer)
adriana@winedt.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$94.40
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$112.00

THUNDER BAY

Additional Information

4 NIGHTS OVER TWO WEEKS TUESDAYs and THURSDAYs 5 MAY; 7 MAY; 12 MAY; & 14 MAY. 7-9PM

Start Date: May 5th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 1023

Address: HIGH SCHOOL - SUPERIOR C.V.I.
333 NORTH HIGH ST.
THUNDER BAY, ON

Contact: Darryl Storey
807-768-4706
darryl.storey@tbaytel.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

PRINCE GEORGE

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 18th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 10

Address: Home study
Any
PRINCE GEORGE, BC

Contact: Barry Smith
250-964-9126
bjsmith5601@telus.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00

LONDON

Additional Information

Class meets Thursdays, January 9th to January 30th, 2020.

Start Date: Jan 9th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM