R5 VHF handheld Radio
R5 VHF handheld Radio

McMurdo R5 GMDSS VHF Handheld Radio

A professional handheld VHF radio that is compliant to IMO, GMDSS and ETSI standards for carriage on SOLAS vessels and survival craft, while also being designed for everyday use onboard. Rugged and waterproof it is built for use in the most demanding of marine environments with a rotary volume control and large buttons that can be used even when wearing gloves.


  • Waterproof to IP67 (submersible to 0.5m for 30 minutes)
  • MED (Wheelmark) FCC approved
  • Fully GMDSS compliant
  • Rugged, drop tested construction with ribbed grip
  • Large backlit display with battery indicator
  • Rotary volume control
  • Quick channel select button
  • Keypad lock
  • Dual and Tri Watch function
  • Battery storage and charger base

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Pack A
Approvals MED, FCC, CCS, IC
Frequency Range 23 GMDSS channels 149.3-174MHz 1
Channel separation 25kHz
Dual watch, Tri-watch
Transmitter power (Hi/Lo) 2/1W
Red back light with dimming
Keypad lock
Keypad beep On/Off
Volume rotary control
Waterproof Submersible to 1/2
metre for 1/2 hour
Temperature Operating -20°C to +55°C
Temperature Storage -30°C to +70°C
Weight With GMDSS battery 340g
Lanyard & belt clip
Battery save function
Battery level indicator
Standard battery 180mAh
rechargeable Li-Ion
GMDSS Battery 6 year lithium
AC/DC charger base