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Simrad HH 36 VHF

Simrad HH 36 VHF$245; www.simrad-yachting.com

The Simrad HH36 Class D DSC marine handheld VHF has an integrated GPS for full digital selective calling functionality and safety benefits. With a large 1- by 1.6-inch backlit LCD screen, the HH36 has navigation and plotter modes that provide bearing, speed, course, and waypoint information at a glance. Soft keys provide intuitive operation of the various functions.

The HH36 has the functionality expected in a handheld VHF including dual watch, a dedicated 16/9 button, and access to international channels.

Waterproof to JIS-7 standard, the Simrad HH36 can be immersed for up to 30 minutes in water 39 inches deep, and holds a battery charge for up to 13 hours.

The push-to-talk button is large and easy to operate while wearing gloves, according to Simrad.

This article originally appeared in the June 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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