VHF Radios & Personal Location Beacons

We all hope we never get into a situation where you need a VHF or PBL but it is better to be safe than sorry.

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Lowrance link -2 VHF radio from Bournemouth Canoes

Lowrance Link 2 - VHF Radio

Link-2 is a feature-rich, free-floating handheld VHF radio that is Class D

DSC compliant and features Man Over Board functionality and storage for up to 300 way points. It is ideal for everyday use or convenient storage in an emergency kit. The Link-2 is full Class-D DSC enabled VHF.  This marine radio has digital selective calling (DSC) capacity - you’ll never miss a DSC call.

  • 128 x 128 pixel LCD with adjustable contrast settings and backlighting, and prominent channel display

  • Includes a choice of high or low (5W to 1W) transmission power

  • “Get Buddy” feature transmits the radio’s position by push of a button, allowing buddies to receive bearing and distance data from other Link-2 units

  • Latitude, longitude and time display

  • A distress call button with hinged door

  • The ability to select and program up to three favourite channels on a dedicated key

  • Flexible dual and tri watch for greater channel monitoring

  • Buddy list of up to 20 people

  • NMEA 0183 compatible

McMurdo Fast Find 220 PLB

McMurdo Fast Find 220 PLB

The McMurdo Fast Find 220 is a personal location beacon that is light

and small enough for you to keep on you in person at all times in case of emergency at sea. When in distress, activate the Fast Find 220 and it will transmit a unique ID and your GPS co-ordinates using the COSPAS-SARSAT global search and rescue satellite network and alert local rescue services within minutes. Once within the area, the search and rescue services can quickly home in on your location using the unit’s 121.5Mhz homing beacon and flashing LED SOS light.

  • 406/121.5MHz PLB
  • Easy to operate
  • No subscription needed
  • High brightness LED SOS light
  • Minimum 24hr continuous operation
  • 6 year battery storage life
  • Self test facility with battery use indicator
  • Flotation pouch
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