VHF / SRC (in English)
The VHF radio is the best safety communication tool at sea
To use a VHF radio you need a license. The license is called SRC= Short Range Certificate
You will get your SRC at Sjösportskolans on our fun one day course!
When you sign up to our SRC course we will send a VHF study book to your adress. In order to be sufficiantly prepared for your test at the end of the course, you need to study at home before your course.
Sjösportskolan Maritime Academy´s course containes theoretical and practical use of the VHF radio. You will learn among other things, emergency procedure, use of call sign and maritime alphabet, Digital Selective Calling, GMDSS, VHF speaking protocole and much more.
The course ends with the actual theoretical test. You will receive your result from the test the same evening and when you passed the exam you will get a stamp and a certificate in your Blue book of diplomas.
In order to rent a boat, especially in the Mediterranean, many firms ask to se a SRC (Short range certificate)
Price: 1 195 SEK
Additional cost for the book "Reeds VHF DSC Handbook" SEK 225
Fruit, coffee and tea is included
9.00 am – 6.00 pm. The last two hours of the day is the exam.
If you orderd the book it will be sent to you at the adress you stated in your booking form
You need to study in advance to pass the exam
An examiner from NFB will perform the test. The test costs SEK 450 that you pay directly to the examiner. An extra SEK 50 is required if you do not have the blue diploma book. Don't forget to bring valid Identification.