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ARPA - $660

(Automatic Radar Plotting Aid)

 

General Description - This 4-day course covers the methods by which the ARPA acquire and tracks radar contacts and demonstrates the limitations of the radar equipment including the dangers of over-reliance on information derived from ARPA. Also covered are performance standards for ARPA, the effects of inaccuracies in the course and speed inputs, the selection of speed data input and the systems response to changes in course and speed of own ship and/or contact vessel.  This course satisfies the training requirement of CFR 11.202(c).

 

Course Topics Include:

     

  • Radar collision avoidance plotting
  • Types of ARPA systems
  • Detecting course and speed changes of other ships
  • CPA & TCPA of other ships

 

EAST COAST SCHEDULE

2016 -2017

ARPA
4-day $660 *

ORIENTAL, NC ONLY

Mar 14, 2018

Sept 5, 2018

*Payment required in advance to secure your seat!
We'll accept cash, checks, debit or credit cards.
SORRY.....NO REFUNDS!

Tuition assistance available through First Citizens Bank.
Contact amy.chapin@firstcitizens.com