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STANDARD HORIZONGX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built-In GPS

STANDARD HORIZON

GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built-In GPS

Standard Horizon 2014 Spring Mail-in Rebate

Save $30 with the purchase one of these select Horizon models ( 11029907, 14273007, 14533442, 14533426)

Januray 01, 2014 - July 31, 2014
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The GX1700 makes DSC easy. With an internal 12-channel GPS built into the radio, there is no need to hassle with wiring the radio to a GPS for DSC. Out of the box and ready to go, with DSC calling, position sharing, waypoint navigation and navigation to DSC distress calls with just a few simple steps. Enter and save up to 100 waypoints, which may be selected and navigated to using a unique navigation compass display that shows your vessel’s SOG, COG, BRG (Bearing) and DST (Distance) to the waypoint. Ultra thin, compact rear case, only 3 1/2" in depth or half the depth of comparable VHF radios. Accept a RAM3 Remote Access Microphone allowing full control of all radio and DSC functions from a second station. With oversized full dot matrix display, user selectable Programmable Scan, Dual Watch, Ch16 Priority Scan, user changeable channel names, NOAA weather with alert, dedicated preset channel, dedicated CH16/9 keys and three programmable soft keys. The microphone uses ClearVoice noise reduction technology to cut wind and engine noise while transmitting.

  • Channel Selection: Up/down keys
  • Controls: Volume, squelch, spring-loaded DSC distress cover (Explorer GPS only), backlit keypad
  • Mic Controls: Channel selection, 16/9 and H/L keys
  • Display Type: Backlit dot matrix LCD
  • Scanning Modes: Programmable, Priority and Dual Watch
  • Weather Alert: Yes
  • Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 25µV; Rejection: 70dB
  • NMEA Interface: NMEA 0183
  • DSC: Class D ITU-R M493-13
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX8
  • Width: 5 15/16"
  • Height: 3 3/8"
  • Depth: 3 9/16"
  • Draw: 5A/0.5A
  • Warranty: Three-year waterproof, $65 flat rate
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
GX1700 Compact VHF with GPS, Black 14533426 GX1700 BLK
In stock online.

$229.99

GX1700 Compact VHF with GPS, White 14533418 GX1700 WHT
In stock online.

$229.99

Product Description

Standard Horizon 2014 Spring Mail-in Rebate

Save $30 with the purchase one of these select Horizon models ( 11029907, 14273007, 14533442, 14533426)

Januray 01, 2014 - July 31, 2014
View Details

The GX1700 makes DSC easy. With an internal 12-channel GPS built into the radio, there is no need to hassle with wiring the radio to a GPS for DSC. Out of the box and ready to go, with DSC calling, position sharing, waypoint navigation and navigation to DSC distress calls with just a few simple steps. Enter and save up to 100 waypoints, which may be selected and navigated to using a unique navigation compass display that shows your vessel’s SOG, COG, BRG (Bearing) and DST (Distance) to the waypoint. Ultra thin, compact rear case, only 3 1/2" in depth or half the depth of comparable VHF radios. Accept a RAM3 Remote Access Microphone allowing full control of all radio and DSC functions from a second station. With oversized full dot matrix display, user selectable Programmable Scan, Dual Watch, Ch16 Priority Scan, user changeable channel names, NOAA weather with alert, dedicated preset channel, dedicated CH16/9 keys and three programmable soft keys. The microphone uses ClearVoice noise reduction technology to cut wind and engine noise while transmitting.

  • Channel Selection: Up/down keys
  • Controls: Volume, squelch, spring-loaded DSC distress cover (Explorer GPS only), backlit keypad
  • Mic Controls: Channel selection, 16/9 and H/L keys
  • Display Type: Backlit dot matrix LCD
  • Scanning Modes: Programmable, Priority and Dual Watch
  • Weather Alert: Yes
  • Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 25µV; Rejection: 70dB
  • NMEA Interface: NMEA 0183
  • DSC: Class D ITU-R M493-13
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX8
  • Width: 5 15/16"
  • Height: 3 3/8"
  • Depth: 3 9/16"
  • Draw: 5A/0.5A
  • Warranty: Three-year waterproof, $65 flat rate

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Standard HorizonGX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS
 
4.4

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (7)
  • Durable (3)
  • Reliable (3)
  • Waterproof (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large boats (4)
    • Small boats (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Advanced (5), Casual/ recreational (5)

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Looks like a great radio

    By Salmon Chaser

    from Kalispell Montana

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Central Coast British
    • Easy To Install
    • Not Used Yet But Excited
    • Reallycompact
    • To Use This Spring

    Cons

    • Nothing So Far

    Best Uses

    • Love The Dsc Options
    • Will Use On 21' Bayliner

    Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

    I will use this standard horizon gx1700 in local lakes in Montana and central coast British Columbia. using a 8' antenna for the coast and 4' for local lakes. can't wait for spring!

     
    5.0

    Great radio

    By swit

    from Emerald Isle, NC

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

          This radio is great. The built in gps is a great feature.

           
          5.0

          GX 1700

          By Mr D

          from Chesapeake Bay VA

          About Me Advanced

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats

            Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

            The safety of the built in DSC without wiring it into anything else

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            poor volume and clarity

            By whirrr

            from tacoma, wa

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                I'm thining a external speaker may improve volume/clarity. After a couple of months the display developed a couple of 'lines' running across the display. Its mounted in a protected area under a hard top.

                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Dissappointed in sound quality

                By Mark

                from Southeast Alaska

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Reliable
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                • Sound Distorted

                Best Uses

                • Small Boats

                Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                Many of the received transmissions that I felt that were in range were distorted. I constantantly had to have the sender repeat the message. This unit was a replacement for an inexpensive radio that didn't have a remote mic. The inexpensive radio performed much better than this unit.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Perfect replacement for my older VHF

                By Capt. Dan

                from Grenada

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Clear Voice Reception
                • Gps Feature Is Great
                • Installed Easily
                • Many Nav Features
                • Remote Mic Compatible
                • Very Compact Design

                Cons

                • Lots Of Menues To Use

                Best Uses

                • Large Boats
                • Navigation Tool
                • Primary Vhf

                Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                The radio includes many useful navigation features. The screen is easy to read and includes functional information. I want to wire my SSB to use the GPS for DSC operation, but have not found the possible compatibility.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                The perfect radio with GPS!

                By S.S. Newfie

                from Forked River, NJ

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install
                • Redundant Gps
                • Reliable
                • Shallow Mounting
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                • Not A Single Con

                Best Uses

                • Large Boats
                • Small Boats

                Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                Great for bay and offshore communications. Simple easy operation. Flush mounting straight forward and simple. Easy in and out if necessary!

                Service and delivery comments:

                Very prompt delivery and well packaged!

                (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great radio !

                By seamus

                from Newburyport MA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy Setup
                • Thin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Boats
                  • Outdoor
                  • Small Boats

                  Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                  Easy installation, easy setup. Radio works perfect in my center console under a T-top. No signal problems. MMSI was simple to setup

                  (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great idea like chocolate & peanutbutter

                  By Lucy's crew

                  from San Francisco Bay

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Works As Advertised

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Radio Plus Back Up Gps
                    • Small Boats

                    Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                    So much easier than running wires to and from a chartplotter and you get a spare GPS. Makes DSC easy. I feel safer knowing any of my crew can make an emergency call if needed.

                    (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent Radio

                    By SemperFarr

                    from Cape May, NJ

                    About Me Advanced

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Great Interface
                    • Reliable
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about GX1700 Compact VHF Radio with Built In GPS:

                        I installed this radio flush mounted in a center console. Radio interface, reception and features are great considering the price. I've owned many other Standard Horizon radios and this one has the same outstanding quality. The built in GPS is wonderful too as it provides redundancy for my chartplotter and doesn't required the additional wiring for the DSC feature to send out a lat/long b/c it's already configured with the internal GPS.

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