Handheld Vhf recommendations

 G'day guys,

Just chasing any recommendations on handheld Vhf units, needing a new one for the dinghy.

Having a look at the GME 5w Gx625, but let us know. 

Cheers,

Nathan. 


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Whitworths

Mon, 2020-08-24 16:30

 The one on special ATM is a beauty.

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This one

Mon, 2020-08-24 16:31

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 I have an icom ic-m23. Been

Mon, 2020-08-24 17:12

 I have an icom ic-m23. Been really good. I use it in the tinny and in my grab bag on the big boat. 

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I got the IC-M25 send over

Tue, 2020-08-25 13:16

I got the IC-M25 send over from the US. I clip to to my body when fishing solo but we use it to communicate in the Peel between crew kayaking or scooping and trhe boat and it's crystal clear.

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 Yeah I actually just had a

Tue, 2020-08-25 17:49

 Yeah I actually just had a bit of a look at the specs of this unit and it looks pretty good, plus it can be charged by 12v.

So this will probably be the unit i get.

Cheers for the reply.

Nathan.

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 Cheers fellas I'll check

Tue, 2020-08-25 12:40

 Cheers fellas I'll check them out 

Thanks heaps

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I recommend you give me $50

Tue, 2020-08-25 18:03

I recommend you give me $50 and I'll give you a SAILOR SP3520 Portable VHF GMDSS & charger.
https://www.amisales.com.au/sailor-sp3520b-portable-vhf-gmdss.html
PM me if interested.

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 Cheers mate but I'm pretty

Wed, 2020-08-26 10:43

 Cheers mate but I'm pretty set on buying new

cheers tho

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is it advisable to have 

Wed, 2020-08-26 14:59

is it advisable to have  ahandheld as a backup ? i have been considering putting one in my grab bag, figured my be good if the one on the boat carks it, or go overboard etc?

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I have mine for a MOB

Wed, 2020-08-26 19:57

I have mine for a MOB scenario but have found it handy for communication for recreational activities too

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