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Radar Observer Courses



Real radars, not PCs!

River Radar Observer
Three-day Coast Guard approved course, required initial training for operators of towing vessels equipped with radar on Western Rivers. Class lectures are combined with full function simulation on Furuno radars. Ship motion, multiple contacts in river scenarios, and environmental effects are just some of the capabilities of the radar simulator.
Tuition: $475

Inland Radar Observer
Four-day Coast Guard approved course, required initial training for operators of towing vessels equipped with radar on Inland waters. Class lectures are combined with full function simulation on Furuno radars. Ship motion, multiple contacts in river, bay and open water scenarios, and environmental effects are just some of the capabilities of the radar simulator.
Tuition: $550back to top

River Radar Recertification
One-day Coast Guard approved recertification course required for all OUTV/Masters renewing a Western Rivers license. This course is a condensed version of the three day course.
Tuition: $250back to top

Inland Radar Recertification
Two-day Coast Guard approved recertification course required for all OUTV/Masters renewing an Inland license. This course is a condensed version of the four day course.
Tuition: $300back to top

Radar Operator
Four-hour radar operation / orientation course for those interested in learning basic radar operation. Includes hands-on use of Furuno radars with full function simulation.
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