GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License

GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License

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The GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License qualifies personnel as GMDSS radio maintainer to perform at sea repair and maintenance of GMDSS equipment. It also confers the operating authority of the General Radio Operator’s License and Marine Radio Operator’s Permit.


To qualify for a GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License you must:

Term of License

A GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License is issued for the holder’s lifetime.


Enroll in Elements 1, 3 & 9 

  • Use the Red Button above or follow this link to the Bookstore
  • Add Elements 1, 3 & 9 to your cart, view the cart, and proceed to checkout
  • You are enrolled in the course
  • You receive three emails:
    • username and password for the website shopping cart
    • username and password for the online classroom
    • a receipt for the purchase

Complete Elements 1, 3 & 9

  • Study the question pool
  • Complete the final practice quiz with a 90% or higher
  • Call us at (866) 293-9308 to schedule a Web Conference
  • During the Web Conference your instructor:
    • Checks your identity
    • Administers the Final Exam
    • Files your Proof of Passing Certificate
    • Emails you a form

Get your GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License Official Copy

  • We submit your application to the FCC
  • Login to the FCC’s website with your FRN and Password
  • Download the official copy of your license