Tag Archives: VHF

Standard Horizon Makes DSC Easy with New Slim Explorer GPS

Standard Horizon’s new Explorer GPS (GX1700) makes DSC easy. With an internal 12-Channel GPS built into the front panel, there’s no need to hassle with wiring the radio to a GPS for DSC. Out of the box and ready to … Continue reading

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The Icom IC-M92D Offers Clearer VHF Transmission

This new VHF marine transceiver hasn’t hit the market yet, but we think it’s worth checking out. The Icom IC-M92D is the first active noise canceling handheld with built in DSC and GPS. The built-in bidirectional active noise cancelling reduces … Continue reading

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Sea Tow’s Automated Radio Check Service

Sea Tow is now offering boaters a new way to conduct radio checks that doesn’t require help from other boaters or watch standers. To use Sea Tow’s free Automated Radio Check (ARC) service, simply tune your VHF radio to the … Continue reading

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Standard Horizon HX290

The HX290 is an affordable 5W floating handheld VHF that features an oversized, easy to read backlit display and a 1150mAh Lithium battery. The unit is submersible to nearly five feet for up to 30 minutes and has a glow-in-the-dark … Continue reading

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