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UBI – VHF Inland Radio Course

UBI – VHF Inland Radio Course

The UBI course prepares you for inland radio use.

This is the right course for you there:

It is officially required if you want to operate a radio installation.

you are only allowed to install a (very inexpensive) radio system on your yacht.

you can participate in radio communication comfortably and without high costs.

You can call home or your office at any time.

you can register for locking or have a berth assigned in the harbour.

Zur Zeit wird der Kurs nur in Deutsch angeboten

You can call foreign ships with VHF.

But above all because:

You acquire knowledge and skills in the exam preparation course that are essential for your personal safety and that of your crew on the water.

At the moment, the course is only offered in German.

180 €

  • Online Training
  • 4 Theory Sessions Online
  • Registration for the examination

At the moment, this course is not scheduled. Contact us and we would be happy to organize it for you.


Training procedure: Theory and practice

The training includes the following contents:

Operation of the VHF radiotelephone.

Practical exercises in radiotelephony procedures using the international alphabet.

Calling procedures in traffic with coastal radio stations and fixed Rhine radio stations (radio stations on land; also applies to the Saar, the Moselle and other navigable rivers and waters such as Lake Constance) as well as maritime radio stations (ship-to-ship traffic).

Emergency traffic (e.g. issuing emergency calls).

Emergency traffic.

Safety traffic (e.g. warning of obstacles to navigation).

4 Online session


The course takes place online.

4 sessions

Course days are Mondays and Wednesday

In each case from 19:30 – 22:00 hrs

Start see booking voucher.

Exams: Theory and practice

The examination will be held by the examination board for radio (Duisburg) in our training centre in Luxembourg.

Examination documents and costs:

Copy of identity card, one passport photo. The examination fee is € 110 for UBI, € 130 for SRC and € 160 for LRC (incl. SRC).