In an emergency, the most vital item is the boat’s communication device. Fixed mount VHF radios are easy to locate and put to immediate use. OC Boat Supplies stocks VHF radios that mount to solid surfaces, ready to go, right when you need them most. Choose from leading brands like Garmin, Icom, Raymarine,Standard Horizon, and Uniden. This is one piece of boating equipment you’ll not want to be without. If you’re not sure which model is right for you, our knowledgeable staff of seasoned boaters will be glad to help you make your selection. Just call us at (310) 569-6798
Ocean-going vessels need highly effective, long distance communication devices. Uniden’s VHF 210 AIS Marine Radio for North America offers features such as Automatic Identification to avoid collisions as well as to provide situational awareness. Its scalable plug and play technology is pre-programmed with international marine channels, including U.S. and Canadian, and 10 NOAA weather channels. Another sound choice is Standard Horizon’s GX1300 Eclipse Fixed Mount VHF Radio. It features background noise cancellation, such as wind and rain, for clearer distress communication. It carries a 3-year waterproof warranty, and is considered by many to be the best in the industry.
For best-in-class fixed mount VHF radios, turn to Raymarine’sRay260 Fixed Mount VHF Radio with AIS. Great for use on small or large vessels, it features a powerful speaker and a built-in loud hailer to transmit your voice topdeck or across the water in any weather. For dependable performance, consider Garmin’s VHF 300 Radio. It features a two-way 330-watt hailer system to communicate with other vessels or those on or below deck. Another mid-range VHF radio that delivers on functionality is Icom’s M424G Fixed Mount VHF Radio with GPS. It features active noise cancelling technology as well as a built-in GPS for easy tracking and positioning.