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VHF Marine Radios Save Lives 

A VHF Radio is your go to device for rescue and communication on the lake or sea. Remember if you can’t call for help, we can’t rescue you. A VHF Radio ultimately is your best two-way communication device at sea.

How It Works?

It provides you the network with other boats with VHF In the area, so your call can be heard by other boaties at the same time. Essentially you are broadcasting to anyone on the same channel you are using. More importantly you can call.

Emergency Channel 16

In case of any emergency, channel 16 is the international distress and calling channel for VHF. In New Zealand, channel 16 is monitored 24/7 by Maritime Operations Centre, which is staffed by experienced radio operators.

Not Only For Emergencies 

Here is a list of things a VHF Radio is useful for:
  • Trip reports – where you are leaving from, where you are going, who is with you, when you are leaving, and when you will be back
  • Receiving regular weather forecasts and updates
  • Letting people know before you cross a bar and when you have crossed.
  • Keeping in touch with others – friends on the water, family on land, search and rescue etc.
  • Letting people know if you have a problem that is not an emergency, before it becomes an emergency – breakdown, run out of fuel, injury etc.
  • You could save a life – you could hear other boats’ distress calls and can come to their aid.

We have a Boating & Outdoor special with the GME GX625 Handheld 5-Watt VHF Radio


The GX625 is a low-cost portable VHF marine radio that doesn’t sacrifice features or compromise on quality.

The GX625 is ideal for dinghies or tenders that need to keep in touch with the ‘mother ship‘, or small watercraft such as tinnies, kayaks and jet skis. An impressive 1200mAh Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) battery pack is held within this VHF, providing extended operating life and great stamina for a small handheld radio


Product Details
  • 5/1 Watt switchable power
  • IP66 Ingress Protection
  • Dual watch, triple watch function
  • Programmable Scan
  • Large, bright LCD Display
  • Complete International, US and Canadian channel sets
  • Flexible, removable antenna
In the Box
  • GX625 radio
  • Replaceable, flexible antenna
  • Li-Ion battery pack (1200 mAh)
  • Charging cradle
  • 240V Adaptor
  • Wrist Strap
  • Belt Clip
  • Instruction manual


GME GX625 Handheld 5 Watt VHF Radio



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