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. Otherwise you don't have to register, but it would be helpful for us to know why you're doing the course.

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Note: If you're having trouble with access, try swapping index.html for DOC_GUI.swf in the web address. 

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