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UBI radio license

Duration: 1 day - Number of participants: 2 - 6 persons


In order to be allowed to operate a radio on a pleasure craft on inland waterways, the skipper must have a UBI (VHF radiotelephone certificate for inland waterway radio).  The inland radiotelephone is used to communicate with locks, ports and other road users. Persons aged 15 and over are entitled to take this examination.

Course and exam information:

  • Online access for preparation incl.

  • Theoretical training based on the original examination forms

  • Practical training with our training radio system

  • Provisional radio license possible on the day of the exam

  • Water and soft drinks included.

To exam are required:

  • Passfoto  (possible on site)

  • Personnelproof (to be brought to the exam)

Course content


  • Legal framework

  • traffic circles

  • Areas of application and devices

  • Technical basics (ATIS)

  • Types of radio communication


  • Operation of radio systems

  • Registering radio systems

  • Handling of inland navigation radio

Course fee: 390 euros

Examination fee: approx. 167,- Euro (payment directly to the examination board)

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