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  • Brand:Icom
  • Number of Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Tuner Technology:VHF
  • Item Dimensions LxWxH:4.3 x 6.2 x 2.6 inches
  • Item Weight:1.2 Kilograms

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  • Brand:Uniden
  • Color:MHS335BT
  • Number of Batteries:1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Tuner Technology:VHF
  • Item Dimensions LxWxH:10 x 6 x 2.5 inches
  • Item Weight:1.4 Pounds
  • International Protection Rating:IPX8

Best Fixed Mount Vhf Marine Radio

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Top 10 Best Fixed Mount Vhf Marine Radio

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Why we chose it
  • Product 1: Supports Panoptix all-seeing sonar, including Panoptix live Scope sonar
  • Product 2: With triple watch features, DSC capabilities, a range of international marine channels and S. A. M. E Weather Alert the UM385 brings everything you ll need on the water into one compact design.
  • Product 1: Preloaded bluechart G3 coastal charts with integrated Navionics data
  • Product 2: The UM385 rugged handheld mic allows you to transmit easily from the wheel while keeping your focus on the waters ahead.
  • Product 2: Waterproof Radio Complies with IPX4 waterproof standards, which means the radio is resistant to damage from rain or splashing water.
  • Product 1: Includes GT24 transducer for ultra High-Definition clearer scanning sonar and Garmin high wide CHIRP traditional sonar
  • Product 1: Bright, Sunlight-readable 7 touchscreen with keyed assist
  • Product 2: Uniden’s Marine Radios protect you from what lies ahead, as well as getting you out of dicey waters, by informing you the moment a storm starts brewing and transmitting your location should you need help.
Garmin ECHOMAP UHD 74Cv & Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, White: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
2

ICOM M424G 21 Fixed Mount VHF Radio with Internal GPS

37 ratings | 5 offers | 37 Reviews
Price: $299.99$634.99
Why we chose it
  • Aqua Quake draining function
  • Ma-500tr AIS Transponder compatible
  • IPX7 submersible protection (1M depth for 30 minutes)
  • Dual/tri-watch function for monitoring to charge 16 and/or call channel
  • Weather channels with alert function
ICOM M424G 21 Fixed Mount VHF Radio with Internal GPS: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Easy to install5
Easy to use4.6
Value for money4.6
3

STANDARD HORIZON GX1400B VHF, Basic, Black,Small

127 ratings | 3 offers | 127 Reviews
Price: $159.95$191.77
Why we chose it
  • Meets ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
  • Radio controls on the Microphone
  • Affordable Ultra Compact Class D Fixed Mount VHF Radio
  • Replaces older Eclipse and Eclipse DSC Models
  • E2O Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System
STANDARD HORIZON GX1400B VHF, Basic, Black,Small: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Easy to use3.4
Easy to install3.4
Value for money3.3
4
Why we chose it
  • Product 1: With triple watch features, DSC capabilities, a range of international marine channels and S. A. M. E Weather Alert the UM385BK brings everything you ll need on the water into one compact design.
  • Product 1: Uniden’s Marine Radios protect you from what lies ahead, as well as getting you out of dicey waters, by informing you the moment a storm starts brewing and transmitting your location should you need help.
  • Product 2: Includes 15′ RG-58 cable and a PL-259 connector
  • Product 1: Waterproof Radio Complies with IPX4 waterproof standards, which means the radio is resistant to damage from rain or splashing water.
  • Product 2: Brass and copper elements
  • Product 1: The UM385BK rugged handheld mic allows you to transmit easily from the wheel while keeping your focus on the waters ahead.
  • Product 2: Clean and clear audio
  • Product 2: Chrome-plated brass ferrule with standard 1 inch to 14 thread
Uniden UM385BK 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 W/Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, Black & Shakespeare 5101 Centennial White 8' VHF Marine Antenna: image
50%
customers recommend this product
3/ 5
5
Why we chose it
  • Programmable soft keys. Automatically poll the GPS position of up to 4 ships using DSC. Submersible IPX8 waterproof rating (1.5M or 4.92 feet for 30 minutes)
  • Affordable Ultra Compact Class D Fixed Mount VHF Radio. Meets ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling). Replaces older Eclipse and Eclipse DSC Models
  • All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels. Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels. NOAA weather channel selection with Weather Alert. Programmable Scan, Priority Scan, and Dual Watch
  • DSC test call and Auto DSC channel change selection. GPS position and Time Shown on a Full-dot Matrix Display when Connected to a GPS Receiver. NMEA In and Output Connections to a Compatible GPS Chart Plotter
  • Radio controls on the Microphone. E2O Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System. Oversized Full dot matrix display (31 mm x 55 mm). Built in Separate Receiver for CH70 (Receiving DSC Calls)
Standard Horizon GX1400 Eclipse Fixed Mount VHF Radio - White: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Value for money4.6
Easy to use3.8
6
Why we chose it
  • Product 1: With triple watch features, DSC capabilities, a range of international marine channels and S. A. M. E Weather Alert the UM385 brings everything you ll need on the water into one compact design.
  • Product 1: Waterproof Radio Complies with IPX4 waterproof standards, which means the radio is resistant to damage from rain or splashing water.
  • Product 2: Equipment for anglers of all ages and experience
  • Product 2: Brass and copper elements
  • Product 1: Uniden’s Marine Radios protect you from what lies ahead, as well as getting you out of dicey waters, by informing you the moment a storm starts brewing and transmitting your location should you need help.
  • Product 2: Made to be reliable and durable
  • Product 1: The UM385 rugged handheld mic allows you to transmit easily from the wheel while keeping your focus on the waters ahead.
  • Product 2: Tested to be easy to use and high quality
Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, White & Shakespeare 5101 Centennial White 8' VHF Marine Antenna: image
100%
customers recommend this product
5/ 5
Top Pick
7

Icom M330-11 VHF Radio Fixed Mount Black

238 ratings | 6 offers | 238 Reviews
Price: $228.94$264.57
Why we chose it
  • Built-in Class D DSC with a CH70 dedicated receiver
  • Tag scan and favorite channel functions
  • Common NMEA interface for external GPS/NAV connection
  • AquaQuake draining function
Icom M330-11 VHF Radio Fixed Mount Black: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Value for money4.6
Easy to use4.5
Easy to install4.3
8
Why we chose it
  • Includes VHF Radio, AC/DC Charging Cables, Charging Cradle, Li-Ion Battery, Alkaline Battery Tray, Wrist Strap, Belt Clip, Antenna, and Printed Materials. Waypoint Navigation Navigate to your stored locations using the compass screen.
  • Full Class D Industry Standard DSC – Meets ITU-R M.493-13, 14, IEC 62238, with Integrated GPS Receiver WAAS, SBAS, and QZSS for worldwide accuracy.
  • It floats, meets the toughest waterproof IPX8 standards, clears its speaker of water after a dunking and even includes an integrated flashlight. NOAA Weather Channels Weather Alert and S.A.M.E. local location alerts.
  • The MHS335BT is the perfect companion for even the most perilous seas. It s completely submersible design is equipped to handle the weather & waves, while remaining your fail-proof lifeline to information & communication that keeps you safe at sea.
  • Bluetooth Wireless Use smartphone app to set up the radio and text message other VHF text message capable radios. Auto Plot to Distress Call Built-in compass screen, & Water Activated MOB Automatically activates Distress feature when in water.
  • The new MHS335BT pushes the boundaries of Handheld Marine VHF radio functionality, with Full 6 Watts of Power, Class D Industry Standard DSC, and integrated GPS.
Uniden MHS335BT 6W Class D Floating Handheld VHF Marine Radio with Bluetooth, Text Message Directly To Other Vhf Text Message Capable Radios, IPX8 Submersible Design: image
84%
customers recommend this product
4.2/ 5
Durability4.8
Sound quality4.3
Water resistance4.1
Battery life4.1
Easy to use3.8
9
Why we chose it
  • Product 1: The UM385 rugged handheld mic allows you to transmit easily from the wheel while keeping your focus on the waters ahead.
  • Product 2: VHF Antenna
  • Product 1: With triple watch features, DSC capabilities, a range of international marine channels and S. A. M. E Weather Alert the UM385 brings everything you ll need on the water into one compact design.
  • Product 1: Waterproof Radio Complies with IPX4 waterproof standards, which means the radio is resistant to damage from rain or splashing water.
  • Product 1: Uniden’s Marine Radios protect you from what lies ahead, as well as getting you out of dicey waters, by informing you the moment a storm starts brewing and transmitting your location should you need help.
  • Product 2: 3dB gain
  • Product 2: 4′ length
  • Product 2: 1″-14 threaded mount
Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, Memory Channel Scan, White & Shakespeare 5104 4' Centennial VHF Antenna: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
10

STANDARD HORIZON GX6000 25W Commercial Grade Fixed Mount VHF, 5

18 ratings | 5 offers | 18 Reviews
Price: $429.4$958.99
Why we chose it
  • Dual Zone 25W PA / Loud Hailer with preprogrammed fog signals and listen back
  • Integrated AIS Receiver
  • Programmable CPA and TCPA collision avoidance alarms
  • NMEA2000 and NMEA0183 compatible
  • AIS / AIS SART target display: MMSI, Call Sign, Ship Name, BRG, DST, SOG and COG
STANDARD HORIZON GX6000 25W Commercial Grade Fixed Mount VHF, 5: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Top Pick
Icom M330-11 VHF Radio Fixed Mount Black
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Ranking the Brands
Garmin: 10.00%
Icom: 20.00%
STANDARD HORIZON: 20.00%
Uniden: 40.00%
YAESU: 10.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: Garmin ECHOMAP UHD 74Cv & Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, White: imageСomparison: ICOM M424G 21 Fixed Mount VHF Radio with Internal GPS: imageСomparison: STANDARD HORIZON GX1400B VHF, Basic, Black,Small: imageСomparison: Uniden UM385BK 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 W/Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, Black & Shakespeare 5101 Centennial White 8' VHF Marine Antenna: imageСomparison: Standard Horizon GX1400 Eclipse Fixed Mount VHF Radio - White: imageСomparison: Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, White & Shakespeare 5101 Centennial White 8' VHF Marine Antenna: imageСomparison: Icom M330-11 VHF Radio Fixed Mount Black: imageСomparison: Uniden MHS335BT 6W Class D Floating Handheld VHF Marine Radio with Bluetooth, Text Message Directly To Other Vhf Text Message Capable Radios, IPX8 Submersible Design: imageСomparison: Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, Memory Channel Scan, White & Shakespeare 5104 4' Centennial VHF Antenna: imageСomparison: STANDARD HORIZON GX6000 25W Commercial Grade Fixed Mount VHF, 5: image
Garmin ECHOMAP UHD 74Cv & Uniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, WhiteICOM M424G 21 Fixed Mount VHF Radio with Internal GPSSTANDARD HORIZON GX1400B VHF, Basic, Black,SmallUniden UM385BK 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 W/Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, Black & Shakespeare 5101 Centennial White 8′ VHF Marine AntennaStandard Horizon GX1400 Eclipse Fixed Mount VHF Radio – WhiteUniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, White & Shakespeare 5101 Centennial White 8′ VHF Marine AntennaIcom M330-11 VHF Radio Fixed Mount BlackUniden MHS335BT 6W Class D Floating Handheld VHF Marine Radio with Bluetooth, Text Message Directly To Other Vhf Text Message Capable Radios, IPX8 Submersible DesignUniden UM385 25 Watt Fixed Mount Marine VHF Radio, Waterproof IPX4 with Triple Watch, Dsc, Emergency/NOAA Weather Alert, Memory Channel Scan, White & Shakespeare 5104 4′ Centennial VHF AntennaSTANDARD HORIZON GX6000 25W Commercial Grade Fixed Mount VHF, 5
BrandGarminIcomSTANDARD HORIZONUnidenYAESUUnidenIcomUnidenUnidenSTANDARD HORIZON
Tuner TechnologyVHFVHFVHFVHFVHFVHFVHFVHFVHFVHF
International Protection RatingIPX4IPX7IPX4IPX4IPX8IPX4
Other display featuresWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWireless
Date First AvailableNovember 30, 2021January 29, 2015April 15, 2020November 27, 2019April 9, 2018November 27, 2019November 26, 2016
Item Dimensions LxWxH9 x 8 x 3 inches10 x 7.5 x 4 inches4.3 x 6.2 x 2.6 inches10 x 6 x 2.5 inches13.4 x 8.9 x 9.9 inches
Item Weight1.2 pounds2.9 Pounds2.99 pounds2.64 pounds1.4 pounds6.9 pounds
Product Dimensions9 x 8 x 3 inches4.3 x 6.2 x 2.6 inches10 x 6 x 2.5 inches13.4 x 8.9 x 9.9 inches
ManufacturerICOMICOM AMERICA INC.UnidenStandard Horizon
ColorBlackUM385BKWhiteUM385MHS335BTUM385
ColourUM385BKUM385MHS335BTUM385

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