The GX5000S meets the international requirements for Class D with a separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows digital selective calling (DSC) to be received even when listening to traffic on marine VHF channels.
When activated, the DSC distress function transmits a digital MAYDAY including vessel identification, latitude/longitude and time (with GPS connected), to facilitate a prompt response. Additional calls that can be made are Individual, Urgency and Safety.
This radio features dual second station capability; all features of the main radio can be accessed through the optional RAM+ speaker microphone (CMP25) or VH-310 telephone style handset (2 connections) to become an intercom system allowing two way private communications
• 25W transmit power
• 30W PA and fog output
• Alphanumeric keypad
• Dot matrix LCD display with adjustable contrast and brightness
• High performance 80 dB receiver with noise canceling speaker microphone
• Three-year waterproof warranty