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Standard Horizon GX1700 Explorer GPS Fixed-Mount VHF Radio
Get Back Up to $40 via Manufacturer's Mail-in Rebate with the purchase of Select Standard Horizon VHF Radios. See Rebate form for full details. This item is eligible for a $40 rebate.

Standard Horizon GX1700 Explorer GPS Fixed-Mount VHF Radio

  • Remote Mic Capable, Class D DSC, Built-In GPS Receiver, Select Color
  • Current Draw @ 13.8 Volt DC: 0.8 Amp Receive / 5.0 Amp Transmit
  • JIS-8 Submersible, Mount: Bracket - Cutout: 5.4" x 2.8"
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    Standard Horizon
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    Multiple Colors Available
    Shipping Weight: 
    3.30 Lbs.
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    Standard Horizon GX1700 Explorer GPS Fixed-Mount VHF Radio


    • Integrated 12-channel WAAS GPS receiver
    • GPS antenna built-in to front panel allows reception when bracket or flush mounted
    • RAM3 second-station mic capable – control all VHF, DSC functions from a second station
    • Intercom between radio and second station RAM3 remote access microphone
    • ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
    • Navigation to a DSC Distress Call with compass page
    • Automatically poll GPS position of up to (4) ships using DSC
    • Enter, Save, and Navigation to waypoint with Compass page
    • GPS compass display
    • Navigation (LAT/LON, Time, SOG, and COG) information shown on display
    • USA, Canada, International and NOAA weather channels with audible weather alert
    • Noise canceling microphone with channel UP/DOWN, 16/9 and H/L keys
    • Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual-Watch operation
    • Preset key stores up to (10) favorite channels, with scan function
    • Oversized illuminated full LCD display with adjustable brightness and contrast
    • Ultra-thin and compact rear case design (3.5" depth)
    • User-customizable soft keys for easy menu operation
    • NMEA 0183 Input and Output of GPS information to other NMEA compatible devices
    • 3-year waterproof warranty


    • Standard Horizon Model No. GX1700
    • Color: Specify black or white
    • Channels: USA, Canada, International and (10) NOAA weather
    • Transmit Power: 1 or 25 Watts selectable
    • Supply Voltage: 13.8 Volt DC
    • Current Draw @ 13.8 Volt DC: 0.8 Amp Receive / 5.0 Amp Transmit
    • Water Resistance Rating: JIS-8 Submersible (depth of 4.92 ft. for 30 min.)
    • Operating Temperature Range: -4°F to 140°F
    • LCD Display Size: 2.75" x 1.33"
    • Mount: Bracket
    • Flush Mount Cutout: 5.35" x 2.80"
    • Dimensions (overall): 5.91" W x 3.35" H x 3.54" D

    For further details see Owner's Manual for this product

    Note: Flush mount kit MMB-97 sold separately


    Standard Horizon VHF Radio Flush Mount Bracket Kit
    Item #: 255194
  • Applications: Standard Horizon Fixed Mount Radios (Models Listed Below)
  • Designed for Dash or Flush Mounting
    Model #:
    Standard Horizon RAM+ Extension Cable
    Item #: 255308
  • 23 Feet
  • Use Up To Two Per RAM+ Mic
  • Fits CPM30 Ram 3 Second Station Mic
    Model #:
    Standard Horizon MLS-300 Marine VHF Radio Remote Extension Speaker
    Item #: 255683
  • Dimensions: 3.75" Diameter
  • Audio Output: 10 Watts Maximum Power, Impedance: 4 Ohm
  • Mount: Surface or Flush (Bracket Included), Color: Black
    Model #:
    Standard Horizon VHF Radio Flush Mount Bracket Kit
    Item #: 258482
  • Designed for Mounting GX1600 and GX1700 VHF Radios
  • Designed for Dash or Flush Mounting
    Model #:

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