SECOND—CLASS RADIOELECTRONIC CERTIFICATE FOR GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM RADIO PERSONNEL — IMO MODEL COURSE 1.31
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The file contains the draft IMO Model Course 1.31 plus the compendium. There are ten major sections in the present course. The first section covers the essentials of the shipboard radio equipment and systems including the definitions, classification of these systems and their purpose, terminal equipment and signals, modulation and noise stability, error protection, electronic compatibility, measuring methods etc.
The second section focuses on the radio communication equipment such as the SART, EPIRB, NAVTEX receivers and VHF radio installations, INMARSAT and so many others. The microprocessors are dealt with in the third section of the course with the tasks of the microprocessor systems, system architecture, direct memory access and other aspects. The fourth section is dealing with the electronic means of navigation, starting with the basic navigation concepts, and then going through all equipment used on board modern ships.
The significant part of the course is devoted to the shipborne radar including their working principles, structure scheme, functions, and components. The rest of the course acquaints the trainees with the shipboard radionavigation systems, regulatory framework and established radio communication procedures, and maintenance of the equipment installed on board ships as part of the GMDSS.
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