Great features mixed with style are the traits of Icom’s new buoyant marine VHF radio which floats and flashes when dropped into the water.
ICOM's marine radio guideThe name ICOM is synonymous the world over with the manufacture of award-winning marine radios for a wide range of vessels. With over 40 years of experience in developing high quality marine communication equipment ICOM has a vast pool of expertise to help you with all of your marine VHF needs.
The most popular method of communicating with other boats is via very high frequency (VHF) radio. Learn how VHF works, the basics behind the frequencies you see on your VHF…
Digital Selective Calling has become an integral part of marine VHF Communication. Here we give an overview of how it works, what is does and the issues that affect you
Find out more about Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
Are you sailing through inland waterways in Europe this year? If so, you may need an ATIS capable VHF radio with a valid ATIS code
AIS (Automatic Identification System) was created over twenty years ago as a navigation aid for use in busy waters....
HF/SSB radio plays an important part in maritime communications; it provides mariners with a viable and effective form of communication over long distances
A brief explanation of the types of marine radios available, including the pros and cons of various types of fixed and handheld VHF sets
You need a licence for a VHF on a boat and a different one for the operator. Here you can find out how to apply and which licenses are relevant…
Learn how VHF works, the basics behind the frequencies you see on your radio and what can make handheld batteries very inefficient and fixed sets close down