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Old 17-09-2012, 00:02   #1
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Smallest Handheld VHF?

If someone made a really pocket-sized VHF, I would think that this would be a great bit of safety gear, attached to a lifejacket or stowed in a pocket. Anyone know?
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Re: Smallest Handheld VHF?

Nautilus Lifeline Marine Radio and GPS

It's pretty near perfect, if they added AIS mob it would be
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Re: Smallest Handheld VHF?

That looks pretty good -- has DSC and a GPS. I could live without AIS. But it doesn't look very compact -- looks like it's designed for divers primarily.
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That looks pretty good -- has DSC and a GPS. I could live without AIS. But it doesn't look very compact -- looks like it's designed for divers primarily.
huh? I work at West Marine, it's hard to judge but looks to me like it's smaller than EVERY handheld we sell except maybe the Icom M72

edit: here's a better picture, maybe it is a little fat... but it's still not exactly 'big'

http://www.alertdiver.com/?articleNo=480
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