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McMurdo R5 GMDSS VHF Handheld VMF Radio

  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

The McMurdo R5 offers the professional user an ideal portable GMDSS survival craft handheld VHF radio that can also be used for general onboard communication. Powerful and very user-friendly, developed for the harsh environment at sea, whether aboard 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 as accessories, 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 the harshest environment. 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.


Ordering Information

20-001-01A - R5 GMDSS VHF Pack A: includes: standard battery, charger base plus GMDSS Lithium battery

20-001-02A - R5 GMDSS VHF Pack B: includes: GMDSS Lithium battery and storage base only

Please note - Product designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. The user is responsible for determining the suitability of this product.

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