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Lowrance Link-8 Fixed-Mount VHF Radio with AIS, NMEA 2000

Lowrance Link-8 Fixed-Mount VHF Radio with AIS, NMEA 2000

  • Includes Speaker Mic with Controls, Dual-Channel AIS Receiver, Loudhailer
  • Voltage: 12 VDC, Current Draw: 6.0 A (Transmit) @ 13.6 VDC / 1.5 A (Receive)
  • Supports Optional External Speaker, NMEA 0183 & 2000 Device Connectivity
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    Lowrance Link-8 DSC Fixed-Mount VHF Radio

    Package Includes:

    • Link-8 base station, with microphone attached
    • Dust cover
    • GPS connector cable - GPS sold separately
    • Power supply cable with 7 Amp fuse holder incorporated
    • Spare 7 Amp fuse
    • Mounting bracket with mounting hardware
    • Operations manual
    • Installation manual
    • Warranty card
    • DSC warning label
    • Template for flush mounting option


    • Built-in dual-channel AIS receiver with NMEA 2000 interface
    • DSC control keys include 16 / 9, WX, 3CH, CALL, EXIT, SCAN and MENU
      • Dual-channel AIS receiver displays critical collision-avoidance data from AIS-equipped vessels in range
      • Accessible information includes vessel name, type, call sign, MMSI number, IMO number, draft and size as well as vessel position, SOG, COG, rate of turn, heading, status, destination and ETA
    • Built-in Class D DSC functions include GPS position display capability, illuminated distress button, easy MMSI entry, position send and request, position input reminder and DSC test calls
    • Class D DSC compliant with new FCC regulations:
      • 2 receivers, 1 for the radio and 1 to monitor channel 70 full-time
      • On / Off switch for radio to automatically switch to channel 16 when a DSC call is made
      • Escalating DSC alarm
    • Best-in-class microphone with 6 quick keys, built-in speaker and easy-grip rubber cover
    • Extra-large rotary knob interface for easy channel changing, menu navigation and setting control
    • Illuminated LCD display with adjustable backlighting
    • USA, Canada, International and NOAA weather channels with weather alert
    • Selectable Dual / TriWatch modes and all scan functions
    • Logs up to 10 distress calls and 20 individual DSC calls retained in memory
    • PA / Hailer horn output with "Listen Back" feature
    • MOB function
    • Large 2.24" built-in speaker with 4 Watt output allows for connection of additional speakers
    • 3 User-selectable channels
    • Flush-mount kit included
    • 2-year limited warranty


    • Lowrance Model No. 000-10789-001
    • Color: Black
    • Channels: USA, Canada, International and 10 NOAA weather
    • Transmit Power: 1 or 25 Watts selectable
    • Supply Voltage: 13.6 Volt DC
    • Current Draw @ 13.6 Volt DC: 1.5 Amp Receive / 6.0 Amp Transmit
    • Water Resistance Rating: IPX7 Submersible (depth of 3' 4" for 30 min.)
    • Operating Temperature Range: -4°F to 130°F
    • LCD Display Size: 2.75" x 1.33"
    • Mount: Bracket / Flush (kit included)
    • Flush Mount Cutout: 6.02" x 3.0"

    For further details see Installation Instructions for this product

    Antenna Information:

    • An existing VHF antenna can be used on its own or an antenna splitter can be used to share one VHF antenna between the VHF/DSC radio and AIS receiver
    • While transmitting on the VHF radio, some interruption of incoming AIS signals may be seen
      • Since AIS broadcasts from each ship are repeated every few seconds, this is not normally noticeable
      • Alternatively, use a dedicated AIS antenna will prevent interruption of signals to the AIS
    • As a general recommendation for any AIS noted antenna many prefer the Vesper VA159 AIS / VHF Whip Antenna because it offers the best of both worlds but only works with their splitter
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to



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