The Icom M 506 Fixed Mount VHF leads the way in the vhf marine radio market by offering more features and expandability than most any other out there.
The IC-M506 features the most Advanced Waterproof housing; IPX8. Designed and tested to survive after being submersed in 1m of water for 60 minutes. The 'Last Call' voice recording function automatically saves the last two minutes of incoming calls so you are able to replay previously received calls in case you need to clarify an important incoming call that might have been missed.
The new intuitive Icom common user interface provides fast and intuitive operation to control its multiple functions. A high-definition dot matrix display allows all information such as GPS, DSC, and the radio menu’s to be clearly viewed.
Call for Help with Marine Electronics The IC-M506 also features Icom’s 'Active Noise Cancelling technology.' Using its digital signal processor, the built in bi-directional noise cancelling feature improves audio quality both during transmission and receiving. This feature assures you are heard and you can hear when you really need to, such as when weather conditions are poor or if engines are running.
The option of a second station command mic is also available via the CommandMic IV. Most features including AIS and DSC functions can be controlled from the COMMANDMIC IV. It can also be used as an intercom between the two. The Icom M506 provides 25W Two-Way Hailer capability. When connected to an external hailer horn, you can talk to people on the deck or shore from the radio’s microphone and can hear their reply via the hailer speaker.