Standard Horizon GX 1700 VHF Radio

The Standard Horizon GX1700 Explorer GPS is a self-contained DSC radio with an internal 12 channel GPS antenna built in. Communicate and have the safety of DSC without the extra installation time. You can even view a compass, enter and save waypoints in the GX1700 Explorer GPS VHF, as well as display position, speed over ground, and course over ground right on the display.

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Internal 12 channel GPS antenna and built-in GPS
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GPS compass display
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Ability to enter, save, and navigate up to 100 manually entered waypoints
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DSC distress function with no additional equipment or wiring required
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Customizable channel names
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Integration with a chartplotter
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Ability to accept a RAM3 Remote Access Microphone
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Ultra thin, compact rear case (3.5” depth)
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Can only be installed where VHF radio has good reception to a GPS satellite constellation
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Uses NMEA 0183 to network the radio

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