R1 VHF GMDSS HANDHELD RADIO
SKU: 84-001

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R1 VHF GMDSS HANDHELD RADIO


  • Tough, reliable, 100% waterproof and drop proof
  • Exceeds GMDSS specification for use in Survival Craft
  • Easy to use
  • Three channels: 6, 13 and 16
  • floats
  • Long Life lithium battery
  • Test battery available

The R1 Handheld VHF operates on three channels Ch. 6, 13 and 16 only. It has been designed specifically for emergency usage. The R1 comes complete with a non re-chargable (5 year storage life, 12hour operational life) Lithium battery pack that must be replaced every 4 years (Part no. 84-100) or immediately after usage to comply with the GMDSS regulations.
A test battery is available ( Part no. 84-102) to enable annual GMDSS radio checks to be carried out without using the Lithium battery pack.

The R1 is 100% waterproof, bouyant and drop proof to cope with the toughest marine environments. offering all the features required in a safety or emergency radio at an exceptionally competitive price. This makes it ideal as a 'fit and forget' item as required by GMDSS legislation.

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