RADAR and ARPA for Ice Observers

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement



Course Description

This is a practical course in plotting using plotting sheets, charts, RADAR and ARPA. The course is intended to provide an opportunity for students to increase their level of proficiency in the mechanics of using the parallel rule and divider as well as the equipment on the RADAR and ARPA. The course will also introduce the student to the essential information and tools required to detect and recognize ice through effective watchkeeping practices.

Course Outline

1.0 Plotting
3.0 ARPA
4.0 Collision Regulations
5.0 Rutter Sigma 6 Ice Radar
6.0 Ice Regimes
7.0 Publications
8.0 Maneuvering in Ice for Ships
9.0 Radar Ice Observer Watchkeeping

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.