GME 5/1 Watt Handheld VHF Marine Radio - Float & Flash

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Built tough to withstand the harsh marine environment, GME’s GX800 handheld VHF radio delivers crystal clear communication in a flexible format.

5/1W Switchable Power - Reduce battery consumption by selecting the low power setting when using the radio at close range, ideal for communications between the mother ship and tender, or at full 5W power for communicating over longer distances

Large, Bright LCD Screen - Clear and easy to read, even in difficult lighting conditions

Programmable Scanning including Dual and Tri Watch - Program the way in which your GX800 scans channels to suit your activity. Dual and Tri Watch enable you to monitor a working or club channel while still being able to receive important broadcasts on Channel 16

Float and Flash - Waterproof to IP67, if this high-performance radio is accidentally dropped overboard, it will not only float, but the LCD will flash brightly, ensuring easy location and retrieval


  • Float and Flash
  • Priority Scan
  • Waterproof to IP67
  • Dual and Tri Watch
  • 5/1 watt Switchable Power
  • All International, US and Canadian Marine VHF Channels
  • Large, Bright LCD Screen
  • Weather channels on US and Canadian bands
  • Private Channel Facility
  • Integrated Rechargeable 1,700 mAh Lithium Polymer Battery
  • Programmable Scan


pdf download icon  Instruction Manual



  • Frequency Range 156.025 to 162.425MHz
  • Number of Channels 56 International / 52 USA / 59 Canada / 10 Weather
  • Std Operating Temperature -20°C ~ 55°C
  • Battery Life (TX 5% RX 5%
  • Built in Speaker 40mm Dia / 8 Ohms
  • Dimensions W x H x D 67 x 153 x 43mm
  • Battery 7.4V 1700mAh Li-Polymer
  • Waterproof IP67


  • Sensitivity (12dB SINAD) -119 dBm
  • Squelch Threshold: -119dBm / Tight: -113 to -107dBm / Hysteresis: 3~6dB / Attack Time:
  • Adjacent Channel Rejection >70dB
  • Image Rejection >70dB
  • Intermodulation Rejection >68dB
  • Spurious Response rejection (CH16) 80mHz to 1 GHz >70dB
  • Conducted Spurious Emission <70dB
  • Scan Time per Channel 200ms
  • Rx Current Standby: ≤185mA / Max Audio Power: ≤380mA


  • Output Power High: 5W / Low: 0.8W
  • Frequency Tolerance ±2.5PPM
  • Max Modulation ±5kHz
  • Conducted Spurious Emission <-56dB
  • Tx Current High Power: 1.6A / Low Power: 0.9A
  • Specifications are nominal and are subject to change without notice or obligation

What's In The Box

  • GX800 Handheld Marine VHF Radio
  • Belt Clip
  • 240V AC Charger
  • Wrist Strap
  • High Gain Flexible Antenna
  • Instruction Manual


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 NSW   2 - 5 business days
 NT   7 - 11 business days
 QLD   3 - 5 business days
 SA  5 - 6 business days
 TAS  5 - 7 business days
 VIC  4 - 6 business days
 WA  6 - 9 business days


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