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Standard Horizon Explorer GX1700 Fixed-Mount VHF Radio with GPS

Standard Horizon Explorer GX1700 Fixed-Mount VHF Radio with GPS

  • Includes Noise-Canceling Mic w/ Controls, Built-In GPS Receiver, Color: White
  • Voltage: 13.8 VDC, Current Draw: 5.0 A (Transmit) @ 25 W / 0.8 A (Receive)
  • Supports Optional Remote Access Mic for Second Station & Intercom Capability
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    Standard Horizon Explorer GX1700 Fixed-Mount VHF Radio with GPS


    • Compact VHF radio with integrated 66-channel GPS receiver
    • GPS antenna built into front panel allows reception when radio is either bracket or flush mounted
    • Ultra-thin, compact case design (only 3.5" depth) offers more mounting options in tight areas (case is only half the depth of comparable VHF radios)
    • Noise canceling microphone with channel Up / Down, 16 / 9 and Hi / Lo keys
    • Large, high-contrast display with adjustable brightness and contrast settings
    • GPS Compass display
    • Operates on all allocated marine channels switchable for USA, Canadian and International regulations
    • 10 NOAA and Canadian weather channels are pre-programmed and easily selectable using the dedicated WX key
    • Radio can be set to monitor WX channels and notify you of nearby threatening weather with an audible alert
    • Radio supplied from factory preloaded with useful channel names (16 - Distress, 71 - Pleasure, etc.) that can be easily customized / programmed by user
    • Programmable scan and priority scan – radio can be set up to scan any number of channels with or without channel 16 as the priority channel
    • Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC) with separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows DSC calls to be received even when listening to communications
    • Automatically poll GPS position of up to 4 ships using DSC
    • When activated, DSC DISTRESS function transmits a digital MAYDAY including vessel identification, latitude / longitude and time to facilitate prompt response
    • Clear Voice noise canceling technology blocks unwanted background noises during transmission
    • Easily share position information with other DSC equipped vessels using the position request and position reporting functions
    • GX1700 is capable of entering and saving up to 100 waypoints
      • Waypoints may be selected and navigated to by using a unique navigation compass display that shows vessel's SOG, COG, bearing and distance to waypoint with internal GPS receiver
    • NMEA 0183 Input and Output of GPS information to other devices
    • Remote mic-capable for controlling all VHF and DSC functions from a second station
    • 3-Year warranty*

    Package Includes:

    • GX1700 VHF transceiver with handheld microphone
    • Mounting bracket with hardware
    • Power cord with fuse holder
    • Flush mount template


    • Color (transceiver and microphone): White
    • Transmitter Output Power: 25 Watts or 1 Watt (user selectable)
    • Receiver Frequency Range: 156.05 to 163.275 MHz
    • Usable Channels: USA, CAN, INT, NOAA weather channels
    • Input Voltage: 13.8 Volt DC
    • Current Draw (at max. audio output): 5 Amps (transmit) / 0.8 Amp (receive)
    • Operating Temperature Range: -4°F to +140°F
    • Ingress Protection: JIS-8 (submersible to depth of 1.5 meters or 4.92 ft. for 30 minutes)
    • Mount: Bracket (included) or flush mount (cut-out: 5.4" x 2.8")
    • Dimensions (transceiver): 5.9" W x 3.4" H x 2.6" D

    For further details see Operating Instructions

    *3-Year Warranty: If your Standard Horizon GX1700 ever fails for any reason (including water damage) during normal use for the first 3 years of ownership, STANDARD HORIZON will repair or replace it free, without hassles or charges. If it fails for anytime thereafter in normal use, for as long as the original purchaser owns the radio, it is covered by Standard Horizon's Lifetime Flat Rate Service and Customer Loyalty Programs.



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