Top 10 Best Floating VHF Radios
for December 2021

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Standard Horizon HX890 Black Handheld VHF - Floating 6 Watt Class H DSC Two Way Radio

Standard Horizon HX890 Black Handheld VHF

Floating 6 Watt Class H DSC Two Way Radio

by Standard Horizon
What We like

DSC (Digital Selective Calling) ITU-R M.493 Class-H Operation | W2.60 x H5.43 x D1.50 Round Case Design provides excellent ergonomics

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Product Features

  • 6W transmit power output (Selectable 6/ 2/ 1 W) | 700mW Loud Audio and Noise Canceling Function for both TX/RX audio | Submersible IPX8 Construction and it floats
  • HX890 comes packaged with all the accesories including the rechargeable Li-Ion battery, Alkaline battery tray, 110V wall charger, 220V adapter, charging cradle, 12V charger, PC programming cable and belt lip with lanyard
  • Built-in Integrated 66 channel WAAS GPS Receiver | 11-hour Operating Time with 1800mAh high capacity Li-ion battery | Easy to Operate Menu System with a large (1.7 x 1.7) Full-dot matrix display | Selectable Display Mode - Day & Night Mode | Waypoint and Route navigation | Group Monitor Function utilising DSC Group Position Call

Hx890 comes packaged with all the accesories including the rechargeable li-ion battery, alkaline battery tray, 110v wall charger, 220v adapter, charging cradle, 12v charger, pc programming cable and belt lip with lanyard Built-in integrated 66 channel waas gps receiver | 11-hour operating time with 1800mah high capacity li-ion battery | easy to operate menu system with a large (1.7 x 1.7) full-dot matrix display | selectable display mode - day & night mode | waypoint and route navigation | group monitor function utilising dsc group position call 6w transmit power output (selectable 6/ 2/ 1 w) | 700mw loud audio and noise canceling function for both tx/rx audio | submersible ipx8 construction and it floats

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Cobra MR HH350 FLT Handheld Floating VHF Radio – 6 Watt, Submersible, Noise Cancelling Mic, Backlit LCD Display, NOAA Weather, Memory Scan, Grey

Cobra MR HH350 FLT Handheld Floating VHF Radio – 6 Watt

Submersible, Noise Cancelling Mic, Backlit LCD Display, NOAA Weather, Memory Scan, Grey

by Cobra
What We like

Sea Ready Floating design and orange core makes retrieving your radio easy if dropped overboard, and meeting JIS7 (IPX7) standards allows your radio to be submersed for 30 minutes at one meter deep.

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Product Features

  • GIFTABLE AND GIVEABLE - Spread the love this holiday season by giving your loved one a holiday gift that keeps on giving! There's no time like the present for you to show how much you care by gifting someone with the ultimate boater protection!
  • Safety First Scan channels to find conversations in progress and have instant access to Channel 16 for emergency situations. Use the Tri-Watch feature to monitor three channels at once (Channel 16 and two user selected channel).
  • Clear Communication Burp Feature vibrates the water out of the speaker grill and improves speaker performance, while the noise cancelling microphone blocks background noise for clearer conversations.
  • Maximum Coverage This VHF marine radio allows operation of channels in the US, Canada, and internationally at 1, 3, or 6 watts with for short and long range communication, and access to NOAA weather channels.

Clear communication burp feature vibrates the water out of the speaker grill and improves speaker performance, while the noise cancelling microphone blocks background noise for clearer conversations. Giftable and giveable - spread the love this holiday season by giving your loved one a holiday gift that keeps on giving! there's no time like the present for you to show how much you care by gifting someone with the ultimate boater protection! Safety first scan channels to find conversations in progress and have instant access to channel 16 for emergency situations. use the tri-watch feature to monitor three channels at once (channel 16 and two user selected channel). Maximum coverage this vhf marine radio allows operation of channels in the us, canada, and internationally at 1, 3, or 6 watts with for short and long range communication, and access to noaa weather channels.

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Radioddity Voyage RV6 VHF Marine Radio Handheld Floating Tri-Watch, IP67 Waterproof, NOAA Weather Alert, Emergency Strobe LED

Radioddity Voyage RV6 VHF Marine Radio Handheld Floating Tri-Watch

IP67 Waterproof, NOAA Weather Alert, Emergency Strobe LED

by Radioddity
What We like

[10 NOAA Weather Scan & Alert] Easy to pick up the 10 NOAA weather channel, it will be a lifesaver in case the sudden change in the weather while on the boat.

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Product Features

  • [Vibration Water Draining] No worry if water gets into the speaker grill and muffles the audio, RV6 can emit a vibrating sound and shed water away.
  • [IP67 Waterproof] The radio floats and sends out a RED flashing light on the bottom if dropped in water, making it easier to be located and retrieved even in the dark. Its submersible for up to 30 minutes in water up to 3ft/1m.
  • [Wide Range Coverage] It covers all USA, International, and Canadian marine channels, keeping you with most up-to-date marine activities.
  • [Safety Emergency Radio] Tri-watch mode monitors three channels (Channel 16, Channel 9 and the current channel) at once. Easy to access the emergency channel 16 and call the coast guard for help via 16/C button.

[vibration water draining] no worry if water gets into the speaker grill and muffles the audio, rv6 can emit a vibrating sound and shed water away. [safety emergency radio] tri-watch mode monitors three channels (channel 16, channel 9 and the current channel) at once. easy to access the emergency channel 16 and call the coast guard for help via 16/c button. [wide range coverage] it covers all usa, international, and canadian marine channels, keeping you with most up-to-date marine activities. [ip67 waterproof] the radio floats and sends out a red flashing light on the bottom if dropped in water, making it easier to be located and retrieved even in the dark. its submersible for up to 30 minutes in water up to 3ft/1m.

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Retevis RT55 Marine Radio Handheld, Long Range Floating Walkie Talkie Waterproof IP67,NOAA Weather Alert Vibration Water Draining VHF Radio (1 Pack)

Retevis RT55 Marine Radio Handheld

Long Range Floating Walkie Talkie Waterproof IP67, NOAA Weather Alert Vibration Water Draining VHF Radio (1 Pack)

by Retevis
What We like

Rugged and durable two way radios meet the military standard; you don't have to worry about it holding up in rough conditions

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Product Features

  • Tri-watch function allows you make use of current channel and the channel you will call and the emergency channel 16; TAG hot button enable you quickly collect the channels you want and achieve priority fast scanning
  • Wide frequency range cover all the USA and Canada and International marine channels; high power can also give you unexpected range and you will never worry about losing the signal
  • 100% floating marine radios; 1s automatic floating after you drop it into the water; self-contained drainage function can eliminate all the water entering into the radio speaker mic and you will never get a distorted or muffled sound
  • NOAA weather alarm will automatically scan to alert you of severe weather updates and an alarm indicating a risk of severe weather; the LCD screen is automatically backlit and the screen clarity can be adjusted from low to high to adapt to bad weather

100% floating marine radios; 1s automatic floating after you drop it into the water; self-contained drainage function can eliminate all the water entering into the radio speaker mic and you will never get a distorted or muffled sound Wide frequency range cover all the usa and canada and international marine channels; high power can also give you unexpected range and you will never worry about losing the signal Tri-watch function allows you make use of current channel and the channel you will call and the emergency channel 16; tag hot button enable you quickly collect the channels you want and achieve priority fast scanning Noaa weather alarm will automatically scan to alert you of severe weather updates and an alarm indicating a risk of severe weather; the lcd screen is automatically backlit and the screen clarity can be adjusted from low to high to adapt to bad weather

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Standard Horizon HX300 Standard HX300 Handheld VHF Marine Radio

Standard Horizon HX300 Standard HX300 Handheld VHF Marine Radio

by Standard Horizon
What We like

All scanning functions including Programmable, Priority Scan and Dual/Tri Watch

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Product Features

  • 5 or 1 Watts of transmit power
  • Large 1.75" LCD

5 or 1 watts of transmit power Large 1.75" lcd

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VHF Radio Handheld Floating 6W

Icom VHF Radio Handheld Floating 6W

by ICOM AMERICA INC.
What We like

great products

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Uniden Atlantis 155 Handheld Two-Way VHF Marine Radio, Floating IPX7 Submersible Waterproof, Dual-Color Screen, All USA/International/Canadian Marine Channels, NOAA Weather Alert, 10 Hour Battery

Uniden Atlantis 155 Handheld Two-Way VHF Marine Radio

Floating IPX7 Submersible Waterproof, Dual-Color Screen, All USA/International/Canadian Marine Channels, NOAA Weather Alert, 10 Hour Battery

by Uniden
What We like

The Atlantis 155s submersible, Floating Handheld design allows you to stay secure and connected while having fun on the water.

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Product Features

  • With the Largest LCD screen in its class 25mm (h) x 40mm (w), and Paper White Backlight display for Day Time, and Red Backlight display for Night Time, its the radio you wont leave shore without.
  • When every inch of space count, you still want the important features that will keep you safe at sea. The Atlantis 155 doesnt sacrifice big features to keep its profile small.
  • It Floats, meets the toughest Waterproof standards IPX8 / JIS8, and even clears its speaker of water after being submerged. And with its compact size its never far away when you need to stay in touch the most.
  • Receives all Marine Radio Channels, including all USA, Canada, and International Marine VHF channels (includes the new 4-digit channels and Canadian B channels) and receives all NOAA Weather Channels and Alerts

It floats, meets the toughest waterproof standards ipx8 / jis8, and even clears its speaker of water after being submerged. and with its compact size its never far away when you need to stay in touch the most. Receives all marine radio channels, including all usa, canada, and international marine vhf channels (includes the new 4-digit channels and canadian b channels) and receives all noaa weather channels and alerts When every inch of space count, you still want the important features that will keep you safe at sea. the atlantis 155 doesnt sacrifice big features to keep its profile small. With the largest lcd screen in its class 25mm (h) x 40mm (w), and paper white backlight display for day time, and red backlight display for night time, its the radio you wont leave shore without.

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Standard Horizon HX100 Standard HX100 Handheld VHF Marine Radio, Set of Two.

Standard Horizon HX100 Standard HX100 Handheld VHF Marine Radio

Set of Two.

by Standard Horizon
What We like

Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual Watch

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Product Features

  • Floating Marine VHF radio
  • More than 7.5 hours of battery life
  • Selectable 2.5 and 1 Watt transmit power output

Floating marine vhf radio Selectable 2.5 and 1 watt transmit power output More than 7.5 hours of battery life

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Standard Horizon HX210 6W Floating Handheld Marine VHF Transceiver [HX210]

Standard Horizon HX210 6W Floating Handheld Marine VHF Transceiver [HX210]

by Standard Horizon
What We like

HX210 Features Compact Case Design. Water Activated Emergency Strobe light. Oversized full dot matrix display. E20 Easy to Operate Menu System

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Product Features

  • High resolution dot matrix LCD display. Programmable function keys. Speaker mic Jack. High capacity 1850 mAh Li-Ion battery. 3 hour desktop rapid charger. 12VDC and 110VAC charging cables and charging cradle included.
  • HX210 Floating / Submersible IPX7 Waterproof rating (3.3 feet or 1 meter for 30 minutes). Built in FM Broadcast band receiver
  • All USA, International and Canadian channels. Selectable 6W / 2.5W / 1W output power. Receive WX and FM radio bands 76MHz to 108MHz

Hx210 floating / submersible ipx7 waterproof rating (3.3 feet or 1 meter for 30 minutes). built in fm broadcast band receiver All usa, international and canadian channels. selectable 6w / 2.5w / 1w output power. receive wx and fm radio bands 76mhz to 108mhz High resolution dot matrix lcd display. programmable function keys. speaker mic jack. high capacity 1850 mah li-ion battery. 3 hour desktop rapid charger. 12vdc and 110vac charging cables and charging cradle included.

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ICOM IC-M25 01 Handheld VHF Radio - Gray

ICOM IC-M25 01 Handheld VHF Radio

Gray

by ICOM
What We like

Charges from 5V USB socket

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Product Features

  • 5/1Watt, 11 hour Battery life
  • Grey trim M25 handheld vhf
  • Floats, flashes when in water

5/1watt, 11 hour battery life Grey trim m25 handheld vhf Floats, flashes when in water

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