Marine Radio in operation

District Staff Officer – Communications

Richard F. Lord, DSO-CM 5NR

Daniel F. Amoroso
Richard D. Bull
Jose G. Roman-Rivera
Kenneth C. Pierce Jr.
Donald W. Merrill
Joseph Cotignola
Richard R. Tighe
Barron M. Batchelder
Robert W. Whyland

ADSO-CM Engineer
ADSO-CM Engineering West
ADSO-CM Qualifications and Training
ADSO-CM Contingency Communications
ADSO-CM VHF (Div. 1, 4, 17)
ADSO-CM VHF (Div. 7, 8, 16)
ADSO-CM VHF (Div. 12, 18, 21)
ADSO-CM VHF (Div. 15, 19, 20)
ADSO-CM PEMA Liaison

Usual Disclaimer:
The Communications web pages are for informational purposes only. Do not
contact the webmaster regarding these pages. Contact the DSO-CM for
information and questions.


Communications NEWS

Important Note from the FCC:

Prior to March 25, 2008, the license term for GMDSS
Radio Operator’s Licenses, Restricted GMDSS Radio Operator’s Licenses,
GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s Licenses, GMDSS Radio Operator/Maintainer
Licenses, and Marine Radio Operator Permits was five years.

Any holder of a GMDSS Radio Operator’s License, Restricted GMDSS Radio
Operator’s License, GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License, GMDSS Radio
Operator/Maintainer License, or Marine Radio Operator Permit that
expired prior to March 25, 2008, must still file an application to renew
the license or permit within the five-year grace period after
expiration.

Any GMDSS Radio Operator’s License, Restricted GMDSS Radio Operator’s
License, GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License, GMDSS Radio
Operator/Maintainer License, or Marine Radio Operator Permit that was
active, i.e., had not expired, as of March 25, 2008, does not have to be
renewed.

Communications Watchstander Documents



Marine Radio – Information For Boaters



Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME)
Codes (county codes)
for

All Hazards NOAA Weather Radio


USCG Auxiliary – Communications Watchstanders

“WE HAVE YOUR GUARD


USCG Auxiliary – High Frequency – Radio Program


We communicate when all else fails.

Member Training Communications-(CM)


TCO – TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR

Telecommunications Operator – Mentoring Guide


Telecommunications Operator – PQS

Communications Watchstander Documents

Communications Watchstander

5NR Communications Watchstanders Qualification Guide


USCG Communication Watchstander Qualification Guide

Communications Watchstander Documents

AUXCOM – SPECIALTY COURSE


AUXCOM – Student Study Guide – P16794.32B*

*
Disclaimer: This very worthwhile Course does not result in any Radio Qualification.



Communications Watchstander Documents


Member Training – Area Familiarization

NOAA Chart Booklets

12300

400,000

Approaches to New York, Nantucket Shoals to Five Fathom Bank

12304

80,000

Delaware Bay

12311

40,000

Delaware River Smyrna River to Wilmington

12312

40,000

Delaware River Wilmington to Philadelphia

12313

15,000

Philadelphia and Camden Waterfronts

12314

20,000

Delaware River Philadelphia to Trenton

12316

40,000

Intracoastal Waterway Little Egg Harbor to Cape May;Atlantic City

12317

10,000

Cape May Harbor

12318

80,000

Little Egg Inlet to Hereford Inlet;Absecon Inlet

12323

80,000

Sea Girt to Little Egg Inlet

12324

40,000

Intracoastal Waterway Sandy Hook to Little Egg Harbor

Radio Facility
Inspection Tools


Note: Telecommunications Operator (TCO) qualification is required for all new
Radio Facilities.

Radio Facility Offer for use form – ANSC-7004

D5NR-Revised Instructions – ANSC-7004

Radio Inspector List

USCG Required Safety Evaluation
of Auxiliary HF Radio Facilities

RF-Exposure Analysis of HF Facilities


NTIA – Regulations for Federal Radio Facilities

National Telecommunications & Information Administration – “Red Book”

Technical Tips
for Radio Facilities

CM-Officer’s Toolkit


QUALIFICATION

Communications Watchstanders
Telecommunications Operators

Legacy-Operators (AUXCOM)
(AUXCOM Before – 01 AUG 2008)

AUXCOM – Specialty Course


CM-OFFICERS

All-5NR-CM-Officers

SO-CM
FSO-CM
Radio Inspectors

Aux-Officer

Access

FCC – License Search

Access

NOAA
– Chart Download


CGD5 – Charts – BSB-Raster


CGD5 – Charts – ENC-Vector

D5NR – Scheduled Nets