GM1600 Survival Craft Handheld VHF Radio


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Model # 10617447 | Mfg # GM1600 21K | UPC # 4909723303572

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) 


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


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