VHF Marine Radios

We aim to supply mariners with top-of-the-line Marine VHF Radios that ensure safety and connectivity whilst navigating the waters. Our range includes both mounted and handheld boat radios from Icom. If you have any questions, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of Marine VHF Radio?

Marine radios are essential for communication and safety while out at sea. They enable real-time communication with other vessels, shore stations, and emergency services, ensuring seamless coordination and quick response in case of emergencies.

What is the difference between VHF and HF marine radios?

VHF (Very High Frequency) marine radios are commonly used for short-range communication between vessels and nearby shore stations. HF (High Frequency) marine radios, on the other hand, are suitable for long-distance communication, making them ideal for maritime adventures that take you into remote areas with limited network coverage.

Are boat radios waterproof?

Yes, our boat radios are designed to be water-resistant and durable. They can withstand exposure to water, humidity, and various weather conditions, ensuring reliable communication even in challenging maritime environments.

Can I use a handheld marine vhf radio on a larger vessel?

Absolutely. Handheld marine radios are versatile and can be used on both small boats and larger vessels. They offer the flexibility to communicate while on the move and can serve as backup communication devices on larger vessels.

How do emergency alert functions work?

Our marine radios are equipped with emergency alert functions that, when activated, transmit distress signals to nearby vessels and rescue services. This feature enhances safety by ensuring prompt response in case of emergencies or urgent situations.

Are there regulations for using marine radios?

Yes. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and local regulatory bodies set guidelines for radio communication in maritime environments. It’s important to familiarize yourself with these regulations and obtain the necessary licenses if required.

Can I use marine radios for non-emergency communication?

Yes. Marine VHF Radios are not only crucial for emergencies but also for everyday communication among vessels, coordinating activities, and staying informed about weather updates, navigation advisories, and more.

How do I choose the right marine radio for my needs?

Selecting the right radio depends on factors such as your vessel’s size, the areas you navigate, and your communication requirements. Our experienced team can provide personalized guidance to help you choose the ideal marine radio for your specific needs. Contact us if you have any questions.