Rated "BEST CHOICE" by Practical Sailor October 2009. Commercial grade with alpha-numeric keypad and 30W PA/hailer with Listenback.
Bluetooth Headset capable
30 Watt PA/Loud Hailer with preprogrammed fog signals and listen back
Bass and Treble tone control
IUT-R M493-12 VHF with commercial grade 80dB receiver
Full dot matrix LCD display
Submersible JIS-7 / IPX7 (3.3 feet for 30 minutes)
Independent Channel 70 receiver built-in for continuous DSC watch
LAT/LON, SOG and COG shown on display when connected to GPS
Removable ClearVoice noise canceling speaker mic with channel selection and 16/9 key
Front panel speaker microphone can be relocated to rear panel using optional MEK-4
Versatile user-programmable scanning, priority scan and Dual Watch
Voice Scrambler (optional)
One-button access to Channel 16 and 9
Large rotary knobs, and oversized display
Capable of connecting to RAM3 second station optional Remote Access Mic
Intercom between radio and second station microphone
Overall Dimensions: 3.5"H x 9.1"W x 5.9"D
Flush Mount Cutout: 2.8"H x 8.1"W
3-Year Waterproof Warranty
Quantum GX5500S VHF
Optional Bluetooth® wireless headset Kit (BTK-2) with PTT or VOX - With the optional BTK-2 kit (includes BH-2 headset, BU-1 Bluetooth unit and CAB-2 charger)the GX5000S becomes hands free and can be used up to 30 Feet away.
Alphanumeric keypad - The keypad allows quick access to most often used functions, input of DSC names, manual entering of GPS position and direct entry of channels.
Class D Digital Selective Calling - The GX5500S meets the international requirements for Class D with a separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows DSC calls to be received even when listening to traffic on Marine VHF channels. The DSC DISTRESS function when activated transmits a digital MAYDAY including vessel identification, Latitude / Longitude and time (with GPS connected), to facilitate prompt response. Additional calls that can be made are Individual, Urgency and Safety.
Commerical grade 80dB receiver - Advanced receiver technology rejects the reception of unwanted signals from pagers and other unwanted VHF frequencies
30W PA and Fog Signaling - The GX5500S includes a 30W Loud Hailer with Fog signals; Bells and Whistles with listen back. For added benefit, the last selected VHF channel is can be heard when in the PA or Fog mode.
Dual RAM3 or VH-310 Remote Station microphone inputs - All of the features of the main radio can be accessed through the optional RAM3 speaker microphone (CMP30) or VH-310 telephone style handset (2 connections). With a RAM3 or VH-310 connected, the GX5500S becomes an intercom system allowing two way private communications.
Audio Tone Control - This unique feature allows the treble and bass of the speaker audio to be adjusted for best listening. The effect is similar to adjusting the treble and bass controls on a stereo.
Oversized Knobs and Scanning - Radio operation and channel selection is made easy (even with gloves) with the oversized volume, squelch and channel selector knobs The GX5500S has Dual Watch, which scans a selected channel and ch16 simultaneously allowing you to monitor a channel and not miss calls made on ch16. Programmable Scan and Priority Scan features are user programmable.
3-Year Waterproof Warranty - If the GX5000S fails for any reason (including water damage) during normal use for the first 3 years of ownership, STANDARD HORIZON will repair or replace it free, without hassles or charges. If it fails for anytime thereafter in normal use, for as long as the original purchaser owns the radio, STANDARD Horizon's Lifetime Flat Rate and Customer Loyalty Service Programs will cover it.
STD-CAT460 Standard Horizon Rubber duck antenna for HX280, 350,360,460
STD-CAT460 Standard Horizon Rubber duck antenna, flexible, for HX270S, HX280S, HX370S, HX460S, HX500S and HX600S HH VHF radio.
Standard Horizon Charging cradle, MFG# CD26, for HX270S and HX370S handheld VHF radios. AC adapter VAC370 or NC88 required.
STD-CD-46 Standard Horizon Charger Cradle *Non Stock Item*
Standard Horizon CHARGER CRADLE for HX280S Marine Radio. Requires power input from either a NC-90B (110V), NC-90C (220V) or E-ED-19A 12v cigarette lighter cord.
STD-E-DC-19A STSD12 VDC Standard Horizon Rapid Charger Power Cable *Non-Stock Item*
Standard Horizon STSD12 VDC-Rapid charger power w/cigarette plug MFG# E-DC-19A
STD-VAC-370B Standard Horizon 110vAC Rapid charger HX270/HX370/HX370AS *Non-Stock Item*
STD-VAC-370B Standard Horizon 110vAC desktop rapid charger for HX270/HX370/HX370AS, charges most batteries in under 1 hour, includes desktop radio cradle and 110vAC power cord
Standard Horizon RAM3 2nd Station Mic - Black SKU# 34507
Standard Horizon RAM3 remote control/mic, black, MFG# CMP30B, Full-function remote control/ microphone for Standard VHF radios. 1.5" display, with control of volume, squelch and other radio functions. Also can be used as an intercom. Includes interconnect cable.
Standard Horizon RAM3 2nd Station Mic - White SKU# 34506
Standard Horizon RAM3 remote control/mic, white, MFG# CMP30B, Full-function remote control/ microphone for Standard VHF radios. 1.5" display, with control of volume, squelch and other radio functions. Also can be used as an intercom. Includes interconnect cable.
STD-240SW Standard Horizon Hailer Horn 5" x 7" , 30 watt 4 ohm
Standard Horizon Hailer Horn, MFG# 240SW, 5" x 7" rectangular, 30 Watt.
STD-MLS-310B Standard Horizon Black external speaker w/amp
Standard Horizon Black external speaker with amp for use in high-noise environments. waterproof 10w amplified communications speaker designed to operate with Marine VHF’s with maximum of 10 watts 4 ohms. Speaker Impedance: 8 ohm. Audio Output: 8 W @ 13.8 DC, 10%THD, Audio Input Level: 700m Vrms. Max Audio Output: 10 W @ 13.8 VDC, Mounting Area: 4.173 in x 4.173 in
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