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VHF Marine Handheld



Frequency Range
  Marine Tx
  Marine Rx
  Land Mobile Tx/Rx
156.025–157.425 MHz
156.050–163.275 MHz
136.000–174.000 MHz
Usable channels
  Marine Channels
  Land Mobile Channels

USA, INT, CAN, WX channels
100 land mobile channels
Channel spacing
25 kHz
25/12.5 kHz
Current drain (at 7.2V DC)
  Marine Tx
  Marine Rx
  Land Mobile Tx
  Land Mobile Rx

1.5 A (at 5 W)
0.45 A
0.9 A (at 2 W)
0.45 A
Power supply requirement 7.2 V DC nominal
Operating temperature range

–20 °C to +60 °C; –4 °F to +140 °F
–30 °C to +60 °C; –22 °F to +140 °F
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
56 × 92 × 29 mm;
2.2 × 3.6 × 1.1 in (With BP-290)
Weight (approx.; with BP-227) 246 g; 8.7 oz (with BP-290, FA-SC58V and MBB-3)
Output power (at 7.2 V DC)
  Marine Channels
  Land Mobile Channels

5/3/1 W
2/1 W
Max. frequency deviations
  Marine Channels
  Land Mobile Channels (wide/narrow)

± 5.0 kHz
± 5.0 (Wide) / 2.5 kHz (Narrow)
Frequency stability ±5.0 ppm
Spurious emissions -70dBc typical
FM hum and noise
  Marine Channels
  Land Mobile Channels (wide/narrow)
40 dB (Wide)
34 dB (Narrow)
Audio harmonic distortion 10% (at 60% deviation)
Modulation limiting 60–100% of maximum deviation
Sensitivity (at 12dB SINAD) 0.25µV typical
Adjacent Channel Selectivity
  Marine Channels
  Land Mobile Channels
70dB typical
70 dB typical (Wide) / 55 dB typical (Narrow)
Spurious response 70dB typical
Intermodulation 70dB typical
Audio output power 0.35W typical (at 10% distortion with an 8Ω load)

Measurement made in accordance with TIA/EIA-603. All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications & IP Rating

Standard MIL 810 G
Method Proc
Low Pressure 500.5 I, II
High Temp. 501.5 I, II
Low Temp. 502.5 I, II
Temp. Shock 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.5 I
Rain Blowing/Drip 506.5 I, III
Humidity 507.5 II
Salt Fog 509.5
Dust Blowing 510.5 I
Immersion 512.5 I
Vibration 514.5 I
Shock 516.5 I, IV

Also meets equivalent MIL-STD-810-C, -D, -E and -F.

Ingress Protection Standard
Dust & Water IP67 (Dust-tight and waterproof protection)

Supplied Accessories

  • Battery Pack, BP-290
  • Rapid Charger, BC-227
  • AC Adapter, BC-123S
  • Antenna, FA-SC58V
  • Belt Clip, MBB-3
  • Hand Strap


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