GM1600 Survival Craft Handheld VHF Radio
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ICOMGM1600 Survival Craft Handheld VHF Radio


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Model # 10617447 | Mfg # GM1600 21K


GM1600 Survival Craft Handheld VHF Radio

Name Value
Battery Life 8 Hours
Waterproof Yes
Transmit Power 2/1 Watt
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Dimensions 2 9/16" Width x 5 3/4" Height x 1 3/4" Depth
Features Shock Resistent
Warranty Details Three Years Waterproof

Product Overview

The GM1600 meets the strict environmental requirements for survival craft radio.

The GM1600 meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 meter height) requirements. After passing those environmental tests, the IC-GM1600 retains 1 meter depth waterproof construction as specified by IMO resolutions A.809(19), A.694(17), MSC149(77) and related specifications. Optional high capacity Lithium battery, BP-234 (sold separately), has superior low temperature characteristics. Provides more than eight hours operating time even at -20°C.

Key Features

  • Operation instructions are printed on the rear panel
  • All operation can be made with one hand
  • One touch access to Channel 16 and call channel
  • Highly visible yellow colored body
  • Bright LED indicator on the top of panel
  • LCD display has a wide viewing angle
  • Large keypad with positive button action
  • Wide viewing angle LCD display
  • Transmit Power: 2W/1W (Hi/Low)
  • Battery Life: Over 8 hours (Duty cycle: Tx: Rx: Stand-by = 6: 6: 48)
  • Battery Type: 3300mAh Lithium-Ion
  • Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 0.25μV typ. Intermodulation rejection: 70dB

What's in the Box

  • GM1600
  • Neckstrap
  • Battery charger (BC-173)
  • Belt clip (MB-103Y) 
  • Power adapter (BC-147SA/SE)
  • Li-ion battery pack (BP-252) 


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