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Maritime Radio Course (ROCm / DSC)

To operate a maritime radio, you need your Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement.

This course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn about the benefits and usage of newer radios with Digital Selective Calling.

Learn how to uses a marine radio, get familar with the phonetic alphabet, understand procedural words and phrases, and know what the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) means for those on the water.

It is illegal to operate a VHF radio without this certification (valid for your lifetime).

NOTE: A ROCm is not required to sail on the Glenmore Reservoir, it is only required if you turn on a VHF radio.

I want to get my VHF radio license


  • A station license is not required for Canadian boaters in Canadian waters
  • You will need a VHF Station License if you plan to travel on US waters.

Club Location:
8601 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2V 5H9
(South Glenmore Park) - view map

The Club is fully wheelchair accessible.

Mailing Address:
Box 72107, Glenmore Landing PO
Calgary, Alberta T2V 5H9

GST #88037 2875 RT0001

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Phone: (403) 238-2044

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Member of the following:

Sail Canada
Alberta Sailing Association 

Donate to Youth Sailing

Our youth sailing program  charitable donations are generously managed by
Parks Foundation Calgary.

Learn more and donate online

Our thanks for their support!

Thank you for the grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.

Thank you for the Amateur Sport Grant to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs. 

Thank you to the Community Initiatives Program for funding to purchase boats and equipment for our youth sailing programs.

Thank you for your support

McKenzie Towne

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