ST. PETERSBURG – The St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron will present a two-hour safe boating seminar Wednesday, March 26, 7 to 9 p.m., at St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 Second Ave. SE, Demens Landing.
The seminar will cover using VHF and VHF/DSC marine radio.
VHF radio is the mainstay of coastal communication and essential for emergency communications. Digital Selective Calling is rapidly becoming a reality as more Coast Guard Rescue 21 System operations go live. This seminar explains basic VHF operation. A CD is included with a DSC Simulator. The handy waterproof McGraw-Hill “Captain’s Quick Guide Using VHF” is included with essential information.
The instruction is free. Materials cost $30 per family. The class is limited to 20 students. Preregistration is required.