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McMurdo Handheld VMF Radios

This product is now obsolete and has been replaced by the R5 GMDSS VHF Handheld VMF Radio.

McMurdo's internationally approved Handheld VHF Radio range meets the latest stringent IMO, GMDSS and ETSI standards. The two models in the range give you the choice of purchasing either a dedicated emergency only VHF or a general usage VHF that also fulfills all GMDSS requirements for emergency usage.

R1 Waterproof Handheld VHF Radio

The R1 VHF radio is designed specifically to meet worldwide legislation, and exceeds the demanding IMO requirements for GMDSS survival craft radios. It is 100% waterproof and designed to cope with the toughest marine environments, making it an ideal “Fit and Forget” item.

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

R2 Handheld GMDSS VHF Radio

The McMurdo R2 GMDSS fully featured 19 channel VHF radio fits securely and comfortably in the palm of the hand.

The R2 GMDSS has been built to meet the latest stringent IMO, GMDSS and ETSI standards. This reliable and easy to use radio is 100% waterproof and drop tested to cope with the toughest marine environments.

  Fully featured all 19 Simplex channels as permitted by GMDSS legislation
  Superior voice quality and fully waterproof
  2.5 watts RF output
  Selectable dual/tri watch function
  Priority channel
  All channel memory scan
  8 hour battery life at -20°C
  Variable LCD display illumination
  Approved to latest GMDSS, IMO, ETSI Resolutions


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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