Exercises and Practice Exams

Character Study I

In the Flashing Lights Character Study I exercise you will be given Morse code signals and you will have to translate the signals into characters. This exercise will focus on being able to read visual Morse code, and your ability to decipher the code into letters and numbers.

Level I exercises will offer hints.

Character Study II

In the Flashing Lights Character Study II exercise you will be given Morse code signals and you will have to translate the signals into characters. This exercise will focus on being able to read visual Morse code, and your ability to decipher the code into letters and numbers.

Level II exercises will not offer hints.

Symbol Study I

In the Flashing Lights Symbol Study I exercise you will be given a letter or number and you will have to flash the signal lamp to the corresponding code. This exercise will focus on being able to transmit visual Morse code signals, learning the timing of signals.

Level I exercises will offer hints.

Symbol Study II

In the Flashing Lights Symbol Study II exercise you will be given a letter or number and you will have to flash the signal lamp to the corresponding code. This exercise will focus on being able to transmit visual Morse code signals, learning the timing of signals.

Level II exercises will not offer hints.

Character/Symbol Study

In the Flashing Lights Character/Symbol Study exercise you will be tested on concepts in both the Character and Symbol Studies. You will be randomly prompted to either transmit a visual Morse code signal to a letter, or to translate a Morse code symbol into a letter.

This exercise will not offer hints.



Prosign Quiz

In the Flashing Lights Prosign Quiz you will be shown Morse code signal Prosigns used in Visual Communication. You will have to translate the signals into characters, to assist with learning look up the meaning of the prosigns in PUB 102.

This quiz will test you skills on being able to recognize multiple letters in a Flashing Lights sequence.



Visual Communications Full Course
Internationally Approved Certificate of Training

This course provides training and assessment for licensed deck officers required to demonstrate competence of ability to transmit and receive information by visual signaling (Flashing Light) via Morse Code in accordance with 46 CFR subpart B, part 10 and Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code.

At the the end of this course, you will receive a certificate of proficiency.