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WEST MARINE VHF75 Floating 6W Handheld VHF Radio

Model # 15155781Mfg # VHF75

$119.99

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Product Description

The VHF75 is a compact floating marine handheld radio that offers best in class features at an affordable price. This radio is rated to IPX8 submersible standards and features a power boost key for instant six-watt transmissions, glow in the dark seals, large easy to read display, and instant access to Channel 16 or Channel 9. Also included are AC and DC charging cables.

  • Material: Polycarbonate chassis
  • Controls: Nine buttons
  • Display Type: Segmented LCD
  • Scanning Modes: Dual and Triple Watch
  • Weather Alert: Yes
  • Transmit Power: 6/2.5/1 Watt
  • Battery Type: Lithium-ion
  • Battery Life: Up to 11 hours
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX8 and it floats
  • Warranty: Three-year waterproof; $49.99 flat rate

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4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

Yes, would buy again

By Mark

from Astor FL on St John River

Bought this from W. M. ad had it shipped to house. I opened box put in battery, charged it, put back in box for 5 months, forgot to remove battery as inst said to do. Pulled it out, took on boat, it still showed full charge, worked great. I' m impressed.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing battery life!

By Ocrat

from OC, Ca

Pros

  • Clear
  • Easy to use
  • Long Battery Life

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Kayak fishing

I use this while Kayak fishing, not sure if my unit is possessed or not. I charged it one time and it has been on 7 trips full blast xmitting/rec reports and Coast Guard traffic. Has not lost a bar of battery.

I am amazed. Was just buying this as a radio for a fishing tournament. Now it is my go to device if there is any trouble on the water.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great so Far

By Ed G

from Columbia, SC

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Pros

  • Battery Life
  • Ease of Use
  • price
  • Range

Cons

  • None so far

Best Uses

  • Inshore
  • Lake Travel
  • Under 6 Miles Off Shore

bought this as a backup for my mounted VHF on 17ft Sea Pro cc. Took out to Edisto Island, SC mid June and it worked just fine. Also radio tested on Lake Murray and got good reception miles out. Miss the rotary vol and squelch knobs but still very easy to use. Weather reports come in loud and clear.

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