Radar
RADAR for Pleasurecraft

This course covers the different types of RADAR equipment, including their capabilities and limitations. .

Understand the available features and how they apply to your needs. Learn to navigate using RADAR, and to determine where you are using a RADAR simulator so that you may practice its many features.

Topics              
  • Introduction to RADAR
  • The Antenna
  • The RADAR Beam
  • The Display Unit
  • Interpreting the Screen
  • Integration
  • Weather
  • Navigating
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Radar Installation (Bigger, Higher, Better)
  • Maintenance
  • Summary & Future Trends
  • Antenna Heights and Distances
  • Range, VRM, EBL
  • Learning to interpret Targets, Plotting
  • Speed, Six Minute Rule, The ERBL
  • Relative Motion and Relative Speed
  • Closest Point of Approach, MARPA, Collision Avoidance
  • Heads-Up, North-Up, Course-Up
  • Waypoints ...
Details
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Prerequisite:
None
Duration:
3 Evenings or 1 Day (8 Hrs)
Cost:
For Manual and Exam.
$70.00 – member
$75.00–- non-member
$40.00 – 2nd family member - member
$45.00 – 2nd family member - non-member
$25.00 for Course Manual
$30.00 to challenge the Exam
Other:
A minimum of four students are required.
Exam Challenges:
Exam challenges may be available at other times depending on demand. The manual is always available. Please contact our Squadron for details.
Date:
Please contact our Squadron for details.
Location:
St. Patrick’s High School
2525 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
     

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