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VI Mid-Island 2018 - Basic Marine Radar

Learn from a radar expert, Kevin Monahan. 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, March 10, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beban Park Social Cente
2300 Bowen Rd
Nanaimo, British Columbia  V9T 3K7
Canada
Presenter: Kevin Monahan
Contact: Ronald Roe
2506162571


Online registration is available until: 2018-03-07
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Purpose & Benefits:
Learn from a radar expert. After completion of this seminar, you will be able to set up your radar 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

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 includes The 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
  Check this link for more info: http://www.shipwrite.bc.ca/radar.htm

Instructor:
Kevin Monahan is an experienced captain, retired Canadian Coast Guard officer, and author of: The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision AvoidanceKevin will have all his books available for sale.

Lunch:
Coffee will be available to start the day.  Lunch break will include a platter of Subway sandwiches, a fruit tray, and bottled water.  If you have special dietary needs, please bring a bag lunch.  There is a small cafe nearby.

Cost  -  Individual and Couples Pricing:
BCA Members - $95 each (includesThe Radar Book)

                     - $70 for spouse / partner if registered at same time

Non-members  - $115 each (includesThe Radar Book)
                      - $90 for spouse / partner if registered at same time

Note: only one book per couple.                                   

Maximum Class Size:
18 participants

Cancellation:
There is a $15 processing fee in the event of participant cancellation.

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