VHF DSC Handbook - Adlard Coles Nautical for iOS

By S Batley $5.99

Developer's Description

An essential reference and learning tool for any seafarer!The Reeds VHF DSC Handbook App will ensure you get up to speed quickly with both the analogue and digital functions on the radio. With straightforward explanations and helpful tips, this guide comprehensively describes the leisure craft VHF DSC radio system in a user-friendly and logical manner. A marine VHF DSC radio is considered essential kit aboard any boat. Rescue authorities and the commercial maritime world now rely almost entirely on DSC radio for making initial contact with boats at sea, so a good understanding by all crew members of how to work it is paramount.In-depth, comprehensive information covering:- radio procedure, channel allocation and radio theory - all the information required to pass the Short Range Certificate (SRC) compulsory for anyone using a VHF DSC radio- a full explanation of GMDSS, including details on EPIRBs, SARTs and Navtex- handy tips throughoutPlus two quiz sections to test your knowledge!The app features:- Distress section - quick one-button access to essential info for use in an emergency.- Radio theory - see below- Radio practice - see below- Radio roundup - covers the 'Quick Call Guide' and other essential information.- Quizzes - 30 questions on theory, 40 questions on practice.The Radio Theory section covers these topics & more:GMDSSEPIRB'sSARTThe Radio SignalVHF channel usageControls & functionsSiting the radioThe Radio Practice section covers these topics & more:Standard procedureCalls & callingDistressMobile vs VHFIntership channelsTransmission rulesBased on the Reeds VHF DSC Handbook by Sue Fletcher. If you are looking for just one book to explain all marine VHF operating code and procedure, you need look no further...Packed with hints, tips and sound advice, it explains, in the clearest possible way, all one could wish to know about VHF, present and future. Yachting MonthlySUE FLETCHER is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation, nautical author and Principal of Chichester Maritime, an RYA training centre. She was invited by the MSA to assist in the specification for leisure craft radio and procedures.************* FREE Bonus Content from "Safe Skipper" ***************************** The bonus section has tips on how to deal with emergencies including: Abandon ship; Dismasting; Distress Signals; Engine Failure; Fire Fighting; Flares; Getting a tow; Helicopter rescue; Holed hull; Man overboard; Medical emergency; Mayday; Panpan; Securit.

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What's new in version 1.0


Release June 12, 2016
Date Added September 10, 2014
Version 1.0

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Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone3gs, iphone3gs, ipadwifi, ipadwifi, ipad3g, ipad3g, ipodtouchthirdgen, ipodtouchthirdgen, iphone4, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipad23g, iphone4s, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g


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