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Benefits of AIS and the use of DSC on VHR Radio

08 March 2016

The Malta Cruising Club (MCC) will be holding a talk on the benefits of installing an Automatic Identification System or AIS on board sailing boats. During the same presentation, those present can also discuss the use and the benefits of Digital Selective Calling or DSC on the VHF radio.

The talk, which will last approximately 90 minutes, will be given by MCC member Patrick Genovese, well regarded on electronic gadgets on boats, and sailing boats in general. The presentation will be held at the Waterfront Hotel on the Gzira-Sliema waterfront on Friday 11th March at 7:00 pm, where attendance is complimentary to Club members.

During the same presentation, Patrick will explain the huge benefits of AIS as well as the use of DSC on the VHF Radio and how skippers can take advantage of these functions when making calls on the VHF Radio.

Members are encouraged to advise on maltacruisingclub@gmail.com regarding their attendance. A buffet dinner at the Regatta Restaurant of the same Hotel follows.

For further details, please contact:
Wilfred Sultana & Associates Co. Limited
P.O. Box 24,
Gzira GZR 1001
Tel: 2131 4956
Fax:
Mob: 9907 1949
Email: info@yachtinginmalta.com.mt