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A Boater's Guide to VHF and GMDSS

A BOATER'S GUIDE TO VHF AND GMDSS

by: Sue Fletcher
Format: Paperback

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Description

GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) and VHF (Very High Frequency) radiotelephone are integral components of the worldwide marine radio communications system. Nearly six million U.S. and Canadian recreational sail- and powerboats carry VHF radios. Endorsed by the U.S. Coast Guard and written by a navigation VHF-DSC radio trainer, this userfriendly guide gets boaters quickly up to speed on both analog and digital VHF radiotelephone usage. Its straightforward, nontechnical coverage, "Geek-speak" boxed definitions, quick reference chart, and more make it easy for readers to quickly master and get the most out of their radios.

Details

Product Code: 9780071388023
ISBN: 0071388028
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Publication Date: 2002-05-29
Number of Pages: 176 pages
Languages: english
Edition: Canadian
Dimension: 5.98 x 0.51 x 8.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds