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Course details

This course covers communication by Morse code using flashing light or sound signals.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of NAUT 1809 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 50262


Mon Oct 23 - Wed Oct 25 (3 days)

  • 3 days
  • CRN 50262
  • $150.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 23 - Oct 25 Mon, Tue, Wed 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. IMPORTANT NOTE: CLASS WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS. please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for any/all prerequisites.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize Morse code alphabets and numerals by flashlight.
  • Send and receive Morse signals by flashlight (SOS).
  • List single-letter signals which may be sounded in compliance with the Collision Regulations.
  • Understand the recommendations on sound signalling.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

Communications 2 (NAUT 1809) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 3000GT Domestic
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Nautical Sciences
    Diploma Full-time
  3. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Certificate Part-time


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