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Icom IC-GM1600E GMDSS Handheld VHF Radio MED Pack - GM1600E-MED

Icom IC-GM1600E GMDSS Handheld VHF Radio MED Pack - GM1600E-MED

Icom IC-GM1600E GMDSS Handheld VHF Radio Li-Ion Pack  - GM1600E-MED

The IC-GM1600E Marine VHF handheld has been designed for GMDSS compliant survival craft communications. The radio is engineered to survive and function in the extreme environmental conditions common in marine emergencies and brings the latest Search and Rescue technology to the marketplace.

Meets strict environmental requirements for GMDSS survival craft radio. The IC-GM1600E meets "Wheel mark", MED certification.

Since 1999, SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) has set the international standards for life rafts and their emergency equipment. Icom IC-GM1600E is the latest and most advanced handheld to meet these rigid standards including built-in GMDSS technology.

The IC-GM1600E meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 m height) requirements.

Includes High capacity BP-234 Lithium battery pack

The BP-234 provides up to 8 hours operation even at -20 ºC!

Tough, waterproof construction

The IC-GM1600E is waterproof to IP-X7 specifications. It features a new, "Speed Water Removal" function that quickly sheds water from the speaker system, assuring you sharp, clear communications even in the worst conditions and a large keypad with positive button action for easy operation while wearing gloves

All knobs are sized for quick operation and the large, well-labelled buttons feature a positive action "feel" with a programmable beep tone for sure operation.

Wide viewing angle LCD display

The IC-GM1600Es high-intensity LCD read out offers high-contrast, wide-angle readability with 4 levels of contrast and 3 levels of backlighting. There are new, bright, LED indicators for easy recognition in all types of weather/lighting conditions.
Easy to operate, even for an unskilled operator. Operation instructions are printed on the rear panel. All operations can be made with one hand.

Highly visible yellow coloured body

The IC-GM1600Es shock-resistant housing is constructed of a brightly coloured dye-injected polymer assuring this essential piece of emergency equipment will always be easy to find, in a survival bag, in a life raft, and in a pinch.


  • Tough and waterproof for heavy duty use
  • IPX7 Waterproof protection (1m depth for 30 minutes)
  • "Speed water removal" system removes water from the speaker grill.
  • Simple to use
  • Highly visible yellow coloured body
  • Wide viewing angle LCD
  • More than 8 hours operating time at 10:10:80 duty cycle
  • Optional High capacity battery pack
  • Battery power indicator and 2 step power save mode for longer battery life.

 MED Approved Pack Includes

  • BP-234 Lithium Emergency battery
  • BP-252 NiCad battery
  • BC-173 Desktop charger with charger adapter
  • Handstrap
  • MB-103 belt-clip
  • Antenna
  • Handbook

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  • Brand: Icom
  • Product Code: Icom IC-GM1600E GMDSS Handheld VHF Radio MED pack
  • Availability: In Stock
  • RRP Inc VAT: £499.99

  • Our Price: £399.00
  • Ex VAT: £332.50