SURVIVAL CRAFT 2-WAY RADIO
GMDSS Portable for Survival Craft.
The GM1600 Marine VHF handheld is designed for GMDSS compliant survival craft communications. The radio is engineered to survive and function in the extreme environmental conditions common in marine emergencies and brings the latest Search and Rescue technology to the marketplace. The GM1600’s shock-resistant housing is constructed of a brightly colored dye-injected polymer assuring this essential piece of emergency equipment will always be easy to find in a survival bag, in a life raft, or any other place when you need to find it quickly.
Survival Boat Package (GM1600): Includes dated-and-sealed GMDSS compliant battery (BP-234)
Survival Boat and On-Board Package (GM1600 21K): Includes charger with Li-ion battery (BP-252), and a dated-and-sealed GMDSS compliant battery (BP-234)
Meets Strict Environmental Requirements for GMDSS
The IC-GM1600 meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 m height) requirements. After passing those environmental tests, the IC-GM1600 retains 1m depth waterproof construction as specified by IMO resolution MSC.149(77) and other related regulations.
Superior Low Temperature Characteristic Lithium Battery Pack
For survival craft use, the optional BP-234 (non-rechargeable) 3300mAh lithium battery pack provides more than 8 hours* of operating time even at –20°C.
Large Keypad with Positive Button Action
Large buttons and knobs provide tactile feedback for positive operation.
Wide Viewing Angle LCD Display
A wide viewing angle, high intensity LCD offers extra clear, easy to read characters. The bright LED indicator on the top of the panel shows the operating condition clearly.
Easy to Operate Even for Unskilled Operators
Operation instructions are printed on the rear panel. All operations can be made with one hand.
- One touch access to Channel 16 and call channel
- Highly visible yellow colored body
- Optional VOX headset for on-board use
|Frequency range||Tx/Rx||156.300–156.875 MHz|
(Projections not included)
|Weight (approx.)||385 g; 13.6 oz
|Current drain||Transmit (High)||1.0 A/0.7 A (2 W/1 W)|
|Max. audio||200 mA|
|Sensitivity (at 12 dB SINAD)||0.25 μV typ. (USA version)|
|Intermodulation rejection||70 dB (USA)
68 dB (GEN)
|Audio output power (10% dist./ 8 Ω load)||350 mW typical|
|RF output power||2/1 W|
All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.
- Battery pack, BP-252
- Battery charger, BC-173
- AC adapter, BC-147SA/SE*
- Belt clip, MB-103Y
- Antenna, FA-S61V
- Neck strap
* Depending on version