SKU: 20-001-01A

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The McMurdo R5 offers the professional user an ideal portable GMDSS survival craft handheld VHF radio that can also be used for general on board communication. Powerful and very user-friendly, developed for the harsh environment at sea, whether on board a large merchant vessel or a small fishing vessel the R5 sets the standard.

The R5 is a fully featured GMDSS survival craft radio with user-friendly design and features. It is built to meet the latest stringent IMO, GMDSS and ETSI standards. Reliable and easy to use, it is 100% waterproof and drop tested to cope with the toughest marine environments. The large tactile buttons can easily be operated with gloves without unintended activation of buttons. A ribbed design ensures a solid grip even in wet conditions.

The McMurdo R5 has all the features that can be expected from a professional portable radio as well asaccessories, superior technology combined with intensive research among users has resulted in a solid design that suits the professional user requiring a reliable and easy to use portable radio.

Ease of use
The R5 fits perfectly in any hand with or without gloves, wet or dry. Large tactile buttons and a rotary volume control make it easy to operate even in a harsh environment at sea. The large backlit display is easy to read, even at night, where the red backlight prevents disturbance of the user’s night vision.

Waterproof - IP67 rated
IP67 (submersible to ½ metre for ½ hour) tested and approved on top of all international standards for portable units.

  • Dimming and backlight control
  • Battery indicator and battery saving function
  • Quick channel select button
  • Keypad lock
  • Rotary volume control
  • Dual-/Tri watch
  • MED (Wheelmark) FCC approved
  • Pack A - full featured option
  • Pack B - Survival craft option
  • Battery storage and charger base options


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