What to consider when choosing a VHF Marine radio

Radio is an important safety tool for all mariners who venture out on the water, whether offshore or on inland waterways. VHF marine radios are used for a variety of purposes including; contacting harbours & marinas, summoning rescue services or ship-to-shore and ship-to-ship communication.

The Important Role Played by Two-Way Radio Accessories

If you have or are investing in the purchase of a two-way radio system, it will be worth considering purchasing accessories to enhance your system. There is a wide range of accessories from batteries, headsets, speaker microphones and cases and we go through below some of the potential choices that are available which will benefit your company.

Top Ten Tips to Improve your Experience when using a Marine VHF radio

Whichever way you enjoy the water, a marine VHF radio is an important safety tool which will ensure that you stay safe and can contact other Boaters, Marinas, Fuel docks, Port authorities or safety organisations.

What’s the difference between how HF and VHF/UHF radio waves travel?

Using field radio equipment for reliable communications requires you to understand the way radio waves travel. Once you’ve got a grasp of how High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency/Ultra High Frequency (VHF/UHF) radio waves carry information from A to B, you can optimise your radio network for more dependable communications.

What is VHF radio, and how is it different from UHF?

Though the terms VHF (very high frequency) and UHF (ultra-high frequency) are sometimes used interchangeably, they refer to different segments of the electromagnetic spectrum. 


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