VHF Radio Review Workshop

When: April 29, 2023 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Participants will review using VHF radio for both regular communication and for safety and emergency purposes. Use of styles of speech, abbreviations, code words, number & letter formats. Emphasis will be placed on summoning help to a remote location with scenarios to be enacted by the entire group and/or pairs of participants. The workshop is intended for member wishing to refresh their VHF training.  This is a hands on practice workshop. No certificate will be issued.

Prerequisites:  Completion of the ROC (Restricted Operator Certificate) course and license is preferred, but not required.

Special Instructions:

  • Participants must bring a VHF handheld radio, paper and pencil.
  • Please indicate in the comment section if you have a ROC license.

Course Format: This workshop is an indoor 2.5 hour session.

Location: Champlain Heights VPL Library
7110 Kerr St, Vancouver, BC V5S 4W2

Course Coordinator: Kallie Cunningham  training2@skabc.org
Workshop Leader: Nick Heath nheath@sfu.ca

Fee: $20

Limit:  Minimum 4, Maximum 8 participants

Registration: Registration extended per forum post

Once you register below and make payment, your spot will be reserved and you will receive a confirmation email.

  7110 Kerr St
  Vancouver, British Columbia
Signed up:
  • George Prevost
  • lihua Sui
  • Katherine Romses
  • Kallie (Kathleen) Cunningham
  • Phyllis Mallett
  • Theresa Davies
  • Ted Lam

Spaces Available: 1

Sign up:

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