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Learn from a radar expert. After completion of this seminar, students will be able to set up their radars for maximum results and interpret the display under a variety of conditions. Identify land-masses, other vessels and transient targets; use radar effectively for collision avoidance and navigation, and interpret and control the display under a variety of conditions.

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When: Saturday, October 28, 2017
9:30 AM
Where: Map this event »
Vancouver Maritime Museum: T.K. Gallery
1905 Ogden Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia  V6J 1A3
Canada
Presenter: Captain Kevin Monahan
Contact: Shannon Rae
604-805-8350


Online registration is available until: 2017-10-27
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Basic Marine Radar

with Kevin Monahan

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Vancouver Maritime Museum, T.K. Gallery Room

Purpose & Benefits:

Learn from a radar expert. After completion of this seminar, students will be able to set up their radars for maximum results and interpret the display under a variety of conditions.

You will learn simple techniques to:

• identify land-masses, other vessels and transient targets

• use radar effectively for collision avoidance and navigation,

• interpret and control the display under a variety of conditions,

• recognize and compensate for rain and sea clutter, interference and side-lobe echoes

• use the new generation of integrated radar which combine chart and radar technology

Instructor:

Kevin Monahan, an experienced captain, retired Canadian Coast Guard officer, and author of:

The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance.

Format:

Classroom style with extensive slides showing various types of radar screens and scenarios related to land observation, collision avoidance and clutter issues. With these real-life screen captures and other audio-visual effects, Kevin Monahan will soon have you managing your radar like a pro!

Course Materials:

Registration includesThe Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance. This excellent book is used in the United States Power Squadron Marine Radar Seminar. The book retails for $25.00

Go to this link for more book info:http://www.shipwrite.bc.ca/radar.htm

Location:

Vancouver Maritime Museum, T.K. Gallery Room

Date & Time:

Saturday, October 28;    9:30 am - 4:30 pm (doors open at 9:00 am)

Lunch:

We suggest you bring a lunch.

Maximum Class Size:

24 students

Cost :

BCA Members - $95 each (includes The Radar Book)                           

Non-members - $115 each (includes The Radar Book)                                              

Cancellation:

There is a $15 processing fee in the event of student cancellation.

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