Marine radio recommendations

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  1. Blake Johnson

    Blake Johnson Refuge Member

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    I’m looking for advice on a marine radio. I’m thinking of getting a handheld unit. I’ve searched the threads but they all seem to be over 10 years old. Thanks in advance for any help.
     
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    callinfowl Kalifornia Forum

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    Vertex EVX-539-G6-5:yes:tu:tu:tu
     
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    After 35 years on the ocean I would go with Icom.
     
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    callinfowl Kalifornia Forum

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    I had an Icom 60 that I liked a lot, until I lost it.:doh:mad:
     
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    That's not covered under warranty:doh:dv
     
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    I don't know what you want a marine radio for ( I assume you mean VHF). But unless it's for very close range transmission I would go with a full length antennae & a mounted radio. Transmission distance on VHF radios are very dependent on antennae height. Less money on the radio more on the antennae.
     
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    ICOM
     
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    Icom M36 Floating Marine VHF Handheld
     

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