USCG Auxiliary 5th District Northern Region Web Site

District Staff Officer - Communications

Richard F. Lord, DSO-CM 5NR


Daniel F. Amoroso
Stanley S. Friedman
Aline “Lindy” Harrison
Kenneth C. Pierce Jr.
Robert L. Layton
Robert G. Witham
David J. Costanza
Edward F. Thomas
Sylvester L. Pamplin

 

ADSO-CM HF-Operations
ADSO-CM Engineering
ADSO-CM Qualifications and Training
ADSO-CM Contingency Communications
ADSO-CM VHF Central (Div. 1, 2, 4, 6, 13)
ADSO-CM VHF East (Div. 7, 16)
ADSO-CM VHF West (Div. 5, 14, 15 West)
ADSO-CM VHF North (Div. 10, 11, 15 East)
ADSO-CM VHF South (Div. 3, 8, 12)

Usual Disclaimer:  The Communications web pages are for informational purposes only. Do not contact the webmaster regarding these pages. Contact the DSO-CM for information and questions.

(CG-5421) Aux Knowledge Base --- AUXILIARY TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Required Reading

Communications NEWS

Important Note from the FCC:

Prior to March 25, 2008, the license term for GMDSS Radio Operator's Licenses, Restricted GMDSS Radio Operator's Licenses, GMDSS Radio Maintainer's Licenses, GMDSS Radio Operator/Maintainer Licenses, and Marine Radio Operator Permits was five years.

Any holder of a GMDSS Radio Operator's License, Restricted GMDSS Radio Operator's License, GMDSS Radio Maintainer's License, GMDSS Radio Operator/Maintainer License, or Marine Radio Operator Permit that expired prior to March 25, 2008, must still file an application to renew the license or permit within the five-year grace period after expiration.

Any GMDSS Radio Operator's License, Restricted GMDSS Radio Operator's License, GMDSS Radio Maintainer's License, GMDSS Radio Operator/Maintainer License, or Marine Radio Operator Permit that was active, i.e., had not expired, as of March 25, 2008, does not have to be renewed.

Communications Watchstander Documents

Marine Radio - Information For Boaters

Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) Codes
(county codes)
for

All Hazards NOAA Weather Radio

USCG Auxiliary - Communications Watchstanders

"WE HAVE YOUR GUARD"

USCG Auxiliary - High Frequency - Radio Program
We communicate when all else fails.

Member Training Communications-(CM)

TCO - TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR

Telecommunications Operator - Mentoring Guide

Telecommunications Operator - PQS

Communications Watchstander Documents

Communications Watchstander

5NR Communications Watchstanders Qualification Guide

USCG Communication Watchstander Qualification Guide

Communications Watchstander Documents

AUXCOM - SPECIALTY COURSE

AUXCOM - Student Study Guide - P16794.32B
Disclaimer: This very worthwhile Course does not result in any Radio Qualification.

Communications Watchstander Documents


Member Training - Area Familiarization



NOAA Chart Booklets

12300

400,000

Approaches to New York, Nantucket Shoals to Five Fathom Bank

12304

80,000

Delaware Bay

12311

40,000

Delaware River Smyrna River to Wilmington

12312

40,000

Delaware River Wilmington to Philadelphia

12313

15,000

Philadelphia and Camden Waterfronts

12314

20,000

Delaware River Philadelphia to Trenton

12316

40,000

Intracoastal Waterway Little Egg Harbor to Cape May;Atlantic City

12317

10,000

Cape May Harbor

12318

80,000

Little Egg Inlet to Hereford Inlet;Absecon Inlet

12323

80,000

Sea Girt to Little Egg Inlet

12324

40,000

Intracoastal Waterway Sandy Hook to Little Egg Harbor


Radio Facility Inspection Tools

Note: Telecommunications Operator (TCO) qualification is required for all new Radio Facilities.

Radio Facility Offer for use form - ANSC-7004

D5NR-Revised Instructions - ANSC-7004

Radio Inspector List

USCG Required Safety Evaluation
of Auxiliary HF Radio Facilities

RF-Exposure Analysis of HF Facilities

NTIA - Regulations for Federal Radio Facilities
National Telecommunications & Information Administration - "Red Book"


Technical Tips for Radio Facilities



CM-Officer's Toolkit

QUALIFICATION

Communications Watchstanders

Telecommunications Operators


Legacy-Operators (AUXCOM)
(AUXCOM Before - 01 AUG 2008)

AUXCOM - Specialty Course

CM-OFFICERS

All-5NR-CM-Officers

SO-CM

FSO-CM


Radio Inspectors

Aux-Officer

Access

FCC - License Search

Access

NOAA - Chart Download

CGD5 - Charts - BSB-Raster

CGD5 - Charts - ENC-Vector

Other USCG Districts
Access

D5NR - Scheduled Nets