Icom GM1600-21K Survival Craft 2-Way VHF Radio w/ Rechargeable Battery Pack

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SKU
ICO-GM1600-21K

The GM1600 meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant requirements while providing more than 8 hours of operating time.

Description

The GM1600 Marine VHF handheld is designed for GMDSS compliant survival craft communications. The radio is engineered to survive and function in the extreme environmental conditions common in marine emergencies and brings the latest Search and Rescue technology to the marketplace. The GM1600’s shock-resistant housing is constructed of a brightly colored dye-injected polymer assuring this essential piece of emergency equipment will always be easy to find in a survival bag, in a life raft, or any other place when you need to find it quickly.

Meets Strict Survival Craft Radio Environmental Requirements

The IC-GM1600 meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 m height) requirements. After passing those environmental tests, the IC-GM1600 retains 1 m depth waterproof construction as specified by IMO resolutions A.694(17), MSC149(77) and related specifications.

Survival Craft Radio

The GM1600 meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 m height) requirements. After passing those environmental tests, the GM1600 sustains 1m depth waterproof construction specified with IMO resolutions A.809(19), A.694(17) and IEC 61097-12. The BP-234 battery can operate even at –4ºF.

Easy Operation

All knobs are sized for quick operation and the large, well-labeled buttons feature a positive action "feel" with a programmable beep tone for sure operation. The front panel includes one touch access to Channel 16 and call channel.

Additional Features

  • Operation instructions are printed on the rear panel
  • All operation can be made with one hand
  • Bright LED indicator on the top of panel
  • Optional VOX headset for on-board use
More Information
Part Number GM1600-21K
Features

- Meets the strict environmental requirements for survival craft radio
- Optional high capacity Lithium battery, BP234, has superior low temperature
- Large keypad with positive button action
- Wide viewing angle LCD display
- One touch access to Channel 16 and call channel
- Highly visible yellow colored body
- Bright LED indicator on the top of panel
- Optional VOX headset for on-board use

Specs

General

Frequency coverage

Tx/Rx 156.300–156.875 MHz

Type of emission

16K0G3E (FM)

Power supply requirement

7.5 V DC nominal

Current drain (approx.)

Tx 2 W/1 W output: 1.0 A/0.7 A 

Rx Max. audio: 200 mA

Antenna impedance

50 Ω (SMA fixed-type)

Operating temperature range

–20°C to +60°C; –4°F to +140°F

Dimensions (W × H × D) (Projections not included)

65 × 145 × 44 mm / 2.6 × 5.7 × 1.7 in

Weight (approx.)

385 g / 13.6 oz (With BP-234)

Waterproof Rating

IPX7

Battery Life

3300mAh Lithium battery, up to 8 hours & 750mAh Ni-Cd battery

Transmitter

Output power (Hi/Low)

2 W/1 W

Max. frequency deviation

±5.0 kHz

Frequency error

±5.0 ppm

Audio harmonic distortion

10% (at 60% deviation)

Spurious emissions

–70 dBc typical

Adjacent channel power

70 dB FM

Hum and noise ratio

40 dB

Receiver

Sensitivity

0.25 μV typical (at 12 dB SINAD)

Squelch sensitivity (at threshold)

0.35 μV typical

Adjacent channel selectivity

70 dB typical

Spurious response

70 dB typical

Intermodulation rejection

70 dB typical

Hum and noise

40 dB

Audio output power (at 10% distortion 8 Ω load)

350 mW typ.

Brand Icom
Package Includes - GM1600-21K Survival Craft 2-Way VHF Radio
- Battery pack, BP-234
- Battery pack, BP-224
- Battery charger, BC-158
- AC adapter, BC-147A/E*
- Belt clip, MB-103Y
- Antenna, FA-S61V
- Neck strap