[NYCkayaker] Marine Radio Recommendations

Robert Vilter rvilter@optonline.net
Mon Jun 24 13:58:38 EDT 2013


Take a look at the Standard HX851.  It has built-in GPS.


On Jun 24, 2013, at 1:28 PM, Mark Handy wrote:

> Happy with my Icom M34, which floats but doesn't light up.  My  
> previous Icom, an M79, doesn't float (didn't float).  I tether my  
> radio, and I wish Icom provided a bigger tether point.
>
> I paid the premium for Icom because their battery is reputed to last  
> longest and be most reliable.  I haven't confirmed that for myself,  
> except to note that it holds a charge very well over months of non- 
> use.
>
> Mark
>
> --- On Mon, 6/24/13, Erik Baard <erikbaard@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> From: Erik Baard <erikbaard@gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [NYCkayaker] Marine Radio Recommendations
>> To: "Cliff" <22cliff@verizon.net>
>> Cc: nyckayaker@rockandwater.net
>> Date: Monday, June 24, 2013, 12:15 PM
>> HarborLAB uses Standard Horizon's
>> floating, submersible radios:
>>
>> http://harborlab.org/2013/04/22/thanks-to-ny-waterway-for-marine-radios/
>>
>> Same kind I raised funds for the LIC Community Boathouse to
>> buy earlier.
>> I've long loved the brand, but Chris Schiffner brought the
>> floating aspect
>> to the list's attention. You can also get them with GPS.
>>
>> While I got ours in black because of availability, when
>> getting a marine
>> radio I recommend seeking a bright color or silver for
>> easier spotting if
>> dropped. Some floating models also automatically light up
>> when afloat.
>>
>> Erik
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM, Cliff <22cliff@verizon.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I'm looking for recommendations for a marine radio to
>> use on my kayak.
>>>
>>> Cliff
>>>
>>>
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>>
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