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Icom IC-GM1600E + BP-234
The IC-GM1600E Marine VHF handheld has been 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. Ideal for those requiring a SOLAS hand held VHF.
Meets strict environmental requirements for GMDSS survival craft radio. The IC-GM1600E meets “Wheel mark”, MED certification
Since 1999, SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) has set the international standards for life rafts and their emergency equipment. Icom’s IC-GM1600E is the latest and most advanced handheld to meet these rigid standards including built-in GMDSS technology. The IC-GM1600E meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 m height) requirements.
Tough, waterproof construction
The IC-GM1600E is waterproof to IP-X7 specifications. It features a new, “Speed Water Removal” function that quickly sheds water from the speaker system, assuring you sharp, clear communications even in the worst conditions.
Large keypad with positive button action for easy operation while wearing gloves
All knobs are sized for quick operation and the large, well-labelled buttons feature a positive action “feel” with a programmable beep tone for sure operation.
Wide viewing angle LCD display
The IC-GM1600E’s high-intensity LCD read out offers high-contrast, wide-angle readability with 4 levels of contrast and 3 levels of backlighting. There are new, bright, LED indicators for easy recognition in all types of weather/lighting conditions.
Easy to operate, even for an unskilled operator
Operation instructions are printed on the rear panel. All operation can be made with one hand.
Highly visible yellow coloured body
The IC-GM1600E’s shock-resistant housing is constructed of a brightly coloured dye-injected polymer assuring this essential piece of emergency equipment will always be easy to find, in a survival bag, in a life raft, and in a pinch.
IC-GM1600E Additional Features:
- Includes Rechargeable Battery BP-252
- Desktop charger BC-173 & AC Adaptor BC-147SE
- Optional VOX headset
- Optional high capacity BP-234 Lithium battery pack - up to 8 hours operation even at –20ºC!
- Optional waterproof speaker microphone, HM-125
- One touch access to Channel 16 and programmable call channel
- One year warranty on both radio and accessories.
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