Radio officer is a key-person in the operation department of an airline and there is a growing need for trained professional in this field.In air transportation the information and instructions transmitted are of vital importance in assisting in the safe and expeditious operation of aircraft. On the other hand, the use of non-standard procedures and phraseology can lead to misunderstanding.This elaborates the importance of using correct and precise standard phraseology.
R.T.R. (Radio Telephony Restricted) Academy's
Students will be trained accordingly to appear for RTR license exam from Wireless Planning and Co-ordination Wing (WPC) of the Ministry of Communication, Government of India.
INTRODUCTION TO THE EXAMINATION :
We conduct an extremely rigorous course for Radio Telephony Restricted (Aeronautical)- RTR (A). The course covers both Part -1 and Part- 2 of the exam.
Part-1 consists of the practical test.
Part-2 of the exam is the oral/viva
Part 1 :-
PRACTICAL TEST AND PROCEDURE
Practical test will be conducted over a synthetic R/T circuit. Candidates will be required to use phonetic alphabets and general procedure for radio telephony working. Candidates will be required to carry out communications associated with mobile/or base station typical examples of what candidates are expected to carry out are: preparation of messages for transmission ,exchange of traffic, use of priorities, requesting D/F assistance, obtaining meteorological information, position reports, distress, urgency, safety and D/F procedure.
Part 2 :-
ORAL EXAMINATION REGULATIONS, PROCEDURES & RADIO PRINCIPLES
- • International telecommunication, convection and radio regulations
- • General and aeronautical "0" codes signals abbreviations as contained in Annex 10 (Vol I & II) of ICAO.
- • General radiotelephony communication procedures and radiotelephony communications procedures for distress, urgency and direction finding.
- • Procedures for distress communication in services.
- • Words and figure used in R.T.
- • Licensing requirements of installation and operation of radio apparatus used in aircraft
- • Minimum requirement of radio equipment to be carried on a/c as prescribed in Annex 6 of the ICAO and civil aviation authority of India
- • Flight information regions in India and main radio communication and navigation facilities available together principle frequency to be used for communication and navigation in India
- • Meteorological codes, pre-flight briefing servicing and their usages.
The candidate is required to have passed the higher secondary examination (10+2) from any recognized
board, conducted by Govt. of India, in any combination or any other recognized equivalent examination.
Career Opportunities :-
Students completing this course and passing examination and acquiring R T R (Aero) License issued by the Wireless Planning and Co-ordination Wing Ministry of Communication, Govt. of India can get jobs in the various Indian as well as foreign airlines, airport authorities, aviation companies etc. as Radiotelephony Operator.