Communication for Serious Boaters
- Dot matrix display
- High Performance 80dB receiver
- Front panel microphone can be
remoted to rear panel
- Single second station remote
- OVERSIZED DOT MATRIX
With the bold Dot Matrix display there is no mistaking the information. The
contrast and brightness can be adjusted for situations where the radio
cannot be mounted directly in front of you.
- DIGITAL SELECTIVE CALLING
The GX5000S 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
- PLUG AND PLAY FRONT
OR REAR PANEL MIC
The standard hand microphone has a built in speaker and uses Noise canceling
technology called ClearVoice for unsurpassed communications even in the
noisiest environments. This microphone also has the capability to directly
switch between channels 16 and 9, change channels with the large UP/Down
keys and can be removed for storage. The microphone may be remoted with the
MEK-4 extension kit for custom installations. The MEK-4 contains 20Ft or
routing cable, Stainless Steel panel mount and screws.
- 30W PA AND FOG
The GX5000S 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.
- 2 REMOTE STATIONS
All of the features of the main radio can now be accessed through the
optional RAM+ speaker microphone (CMP25) or VH-310 telephone style handset
(2 connections) With a RAM+ or VH-310 connected, the GX5000S 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.
- LOUD AUDIO
With the 2.25 inch oversized internal audio speaker you will have no problem
hearing communications even in the loudest conditions.
- 80dB REJECTION
Advanced receiver technology rejects the reception of unwanted signals from
pagers and other unwanted VHF frequencies.
- 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 GX5000S 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.
- DSC POSITION REQUEST / NMEA
Easily share position information with other DSC equipped vessels using the
position request and position sharing functions. With the push of a few
buttons you can request the position of another vessel, or simply send your
position information to the vessel you select. The GPS Position of a
received DSC Distress or Position Request call can be shown on a STANDARD
HORIZON GPS Chart plotter simply by connecting 2 NMEA wires.
- 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.