FCC Ship Radar Endorsement (Element 8)

FCC Ship Radar Endorsement (Element 8)

Northeast Maritime Institute is an approved designated examiner for the FCC Ship Radar Endorsement exam. The FCC requires completion of the Element 8 exam for issuance of the endorsement.

The FCC radar endorsement can only be added to the following:

  • PG – General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL)
  • DM – GMDSS Radio Maintainer’s License
  • DB – GMDSS Radio Operator/Maintainer License

The FCC radar endorsement cannot be added to the following:

  • MP – Marine Radio Operator Permit
  • DO – GMDSS Radio Operator’s License.



Upon purchase of this program, you will have access to study questions for Element 8, the FCC application package and when you are ready to test, NEMO will enroll you in the Halo Exam Monitoring System which allows you to take your exams remotely, using your computer’s web camera.

Course Approvals


Course Information

Basic process after purchasing this module:

  1. Complete the FCC application packet and submit in color with a copy of your Photo ID
  2. Prepare for your exams by using the provided study questions
  3. Contact NMI when you are ready to test, we will enroll you in our online exam monitoring system (a computer with a web camera is required)
  4. Upon successfully passing your exams (75% required), NMI will submit your paperwork to the FCC for issuance of your license.
  5. There is only one attempt allowed for each exam. A failed attempt is required to pay a retake fee of $100 and must contact the registration office at 508-992-4025 or via EMAIL.

Assessment Information

Upon completion of the exams and receipt of your fully completed application, Northeast Maritime Institute will submit your information to the FCC for processing.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via EMAIL or phone at 508-992-4025.

*Please note: The FCC does not approve courses in lieu of their exam, although we are able to facilitate your FCC required exams and application paperwork.

Refund Policy

As courses on the site are self-guided, short courses, NEMO does not offer refunds on purchased courses. If you feel there was an error in your billing or if you are in a special circumstance, please email us HERE.

*Price includes the cost of the exams plus the remote proctor fee.