Introduction

This free online VHF radio course provides an understanding of VHF radio principles and explains how to use handheld and mobile radios. It also covers how to set up portable repeater units.

What's the course about?

The course is made up of four modules:

  • Module 1 - describes the principles of VHF radio
  • Module 2 - covers the use of handheld radios
  • Module 3 - explains how to use mobile and base radios
  • Module 4 - describes how to set up portable repeater units.

Who is it for?

The course is designed for people who use DOC’s radio network, including:

  • DOC staff
  • Volunteers
  • Members of community groups and contractors

Do I need to register?

If you are planning to attend a DOC field based course you should register your details before doing an online course.

Otherwise, you don't have to register your details, but it would be helpful to know who you are and why you are doing the course.

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You can start the course any time (opens in a new window):

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