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WEST MARINE VHF480 Fixed VHF Radio—White

Model # 15088198Mfg # VHF480


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Product Description

The VHF480 marine radio features new quick-disconnect cables for easy transfer in/out of vessels, splashproof IPX4 waterproof rating, and a full set of Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) features. Included microphone features non-slip grip and convenient channel up and down as well as instant Channel 16/9 keys.

  • Channel Selection: Up/down buttons on unit
  • Controls: Volume, squelch, eight keys
  • Mic Controls: Push to talk
  • Display Type: Backlit dot-matrix LCD
  • Scanning Modes: Programmable, Dual- and Triple-watch
  • Weather Alert: Yes, with S.A.M.E.
  • Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 0.25µV; Rejection: 70dB
  • NMEA Interface: NMEA 0183
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX4
  • Dimensions: 2 9/16"H x 6 3/8"W x 4 15/16"D
  • Warranty: Three-year waterproof, $49.95 flat rate

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West Marine Vhf480 Fixed Radio-white

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Lots to be desired in screen display

By Rich

from Marathon, FL


  • Easy To Install
  • Good volume control
  • price


  • Hard To Read Channel 's
  • Numbers Disappear If Not
  • slow to change channels

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    Comments about West Marine Vhf480 Fixed Radio-white:

    Numbers and lettering to small when changing channels, also to busy with the scrolling list of channels. You just can't read it moving on a boat. Can't read screen unless you are looking almost straight on. Will I buy another one?.......No!

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