Full VHF/UHF Operator (Compulsory)

Training Objective

To be able to operate VHF/UHF radio unsupervised to the satisfaction of the Unit
Radio Instructor.


Enabling Objectives

To have a knowledge of:
• The Phonetic alphabet and Numbers - Handout
• Voice Procedures
• Prowords
• Communications Security
• Log Keeping
• Use and care of Batteries
• Safety in the Radio room & in the field


To be aware of:
• Type and equipment and frequencies in use on the unit
• Operating ranges of equipment in use
• Talk through operation (Community Repeaters)
• Phone patch
• Aerials
• Frequencies in use and Power Output restrictions