3rd edition. Explains how to obtain a radio license and operate a VHF radio set on a yacht or motorboat
1 Licences and certificate
2 Types of VHF set
3 What is the range of the set?
4 How to begin using a VHF radiotelephone
5 The DSC controller
6 Which channel do I use?
7 What do I say? ...Prowords
8 Ship to ship routine communications
9 Routine communication with HM Coastguard
10 Routine communications with marinas, ports and harbours
11 On passage with yacht Sierra......radio in everyday use
12 Distress Procedures
13 What do I do if I hear a Mayday?
14 The Mayday Relay.... Urgency Alert
15 Pan Pan and Pan Pan for medical reasons ...Urgency Alert
16 Securite ...Safety Alert
17 Sierra ...the return! An eventful homeward passage
23 Useful addresses
Mayday Procedure Card