2021 NEW CLASS UPDATE!! CHECK SCHEDULE FOR LOCATIONS***ORIENTAL, NC: **Able Seaman begins Sept 14, 2020, STCW Basic Training Sept 28, 2020***
RADAR OBSERVER (UNLIMITED) ENDORSEMENT - $660
General Description - This 5-day course covers the basic principles on which radar equipment operates, the functions of radar components and features, the theory of relative motion, complete radar operation, evaluation of radar contacts, the limitations of radar, and plotting targets. Plotting exercises focus on evaluating threats and taking collision avoidance action. This course satisfies the requirement of 46 CFR 11.480 for an endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited). This endorsement is good for 5 years and can be renewed by our Radar Recertification Course.
Course Topics Include:
- Fundamentals of Radar
- Ability to analyze information obtained from Radar
- Range, bearing, course and speed of other ships
- Identify CPA & TCPA of other vessels
- Plotting Techniques
- Relative and true motion concepts
EAST COAST SCHEDULE
5-day $660 *
ORIENTAL, NC ONLY
Aug 17, 2020
Mar 22, 2021
Sept 13, 2021
*Payment required in advance to secure your seat!
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