The Standard Horizon Explorer GX1600 VHF Radio is designed for easy and convenient mounting. The ultra thin and compact 3.5″ deep rear-case design takes up less space when bracket mounting the radio to the dash and also offers flexible flush mounting of the radio.
Dedicated channel 70 receiver meets Class D DSC regulations by continuously watching for DSC calls. “Poll” another vessel for its GPS location, and it will show up on the radio’s display. Connect the Explorer GX1600 to a GPS chartplotter to send back your position, SOG, COG, and time. The microphone uses ClearVoice noise reduction technology and has dedicated 16/9 channel, high/low transmit, and channel selection keys. Also features programmable scan, dual watch, priority scan, customizable channel names, all NOAA weather channels with alert, one preset channel, three programmable soft keys, and an oversized backlit dot matrix screen. 4 different NMEA inputs/2 different outputs. Submersible to JIS8 standards. 3-year waterproof warranty.
• Overall Dimensions with Bracket: 5.91″W x 3.35″H x 3.54″D
• Flush-Mount Cutout: 5.35″W x 2.80″H x 2.56″D
Standard Horizon Explorer GX1600 VHF Radio Features
ITU-R M493-11 Class D Digital Selective Calling
The Explorer GX1600 is an ITU-R M493 Class D VHF with a separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows DSC calls to be received even when listening to communications. When activated and with GPS connected, the DSC Distress function transmits a digital “Mayday” including vessel identification, Latitude / Longitude, and time to facilitate prompt response. Additional calls that can be made are Individual, Urgency, Safety, Position Report, and Send. Also features DSC test call and menu selection for Auto DSC channel switching.
RAM3+ Second Station Mic Capable
The Explorer GX1600 is RAM3+ remote mic capable. This
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Ultra thin and compact rear case design (3.5 inch depth)
Meets itu-r m493-13 class D DSC (digital selective calling)
Navigation (lat/lon, SOG, and COG) information shown on display
Capable of connecting to a second station Ram3 remote access microphone