Online Course: MF/HF Radio and Emergency Equipment

Get a handle on the various options for communication and emergency signals when you are far at sea

This course focus on the MF / HF radio and other emergency equipment. Among other things, you’ll learn about:




Range and use of the various radio systems


MF and HF antenna types


Emergency Equipment




  • Online video course on the switchboard
  • 140 minute video lesson
  • Theory, examples and in-action videos
  • Can be viewed on computer, tablet and mobile
  • 3 years unlimited access to the videos
  • 3 e-books with a total of 11 pages and slides for download
  • Admission as soon as the course is paid
  • Technical support via email
  • Personal certificate

MF/HF Radio and Emergency Equipment


This course focuses on medium wave (MF) and short wave (HF) radio, SSB, and DSC. The range and use of the various radio systems are reviewed.


Also, the different MF and HF antenna types are explained.


Safety equipment such as EPIRB, PLB, AIS-MOB (personal beacons), and SART radar are reviewed. 


Besides, AIS, which is a critical security system, is reviewed. The course covers what it is, how it works, and how to use it.

Your Teacher

Lars Doktor Kristensen

With more than 20 years of experience in electricity and electrical equipment on everything from small pleasure boats to luxury yachts and large container ships through his own business, Lars knows what he is talking about.

Throughout the years, Lars has hosted several events in boat clubs in North Zealand. Therefore, he knows what type of knowledge is needed among sailors.

As a certified instructor, Lars is the perfect conveyer. His aim is to spread awareness of electrical safety across the world.