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Icom M506 VHF Fixed Mount w/NMEA 0183 - Black
M506 VHF Fixed Mount with NMEA 0183 - Black
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The basic model comes with NMEA 0183 installed and includes the same built-in features as the other models. Other built-in M506 features include:
- 2 minute last call voice recording
- Active noice cancelling
- 25W two-way hailer and foghorn
- Large dot-matrix display
- Intuitive user interface
- Built-in Class D DSC
- IPX8 (advance waterproof rating)
- COMMANDMICIV™ compatible
NMEA 0183 Connectivity
The NMEA 0183 input/output can be used for external GPS/NAV interface.
Last Call Voice Recording
The last call voice recording function automatically saves the last two minutes of the last incoming call. You can also start recording manually.
Active Noise Cancelling
The built-in bidirectional active noise cancelling reduces background noise to up to 90% and improves both your transmitted voice and incoming call.
25W Two-Way Hailer
When connected to an external hailer horn, you can talk to people on the deck or shore from the radio's microphone and can hear people's reply via the hailer horn. Foghorn and RX speaker functions are also available.
Optional COMMANDMIC™ HM-195B/SW
The optional COMMANDMIC, HM-195B/SW provides 2nd station capability for using the IC-M506 from a separate cabin or tower. Most functions including DSC and AIS functions can be controlled from the COMMANDMIC and can be used as an intercom between the IC-M506 and the COMMANDMIC.
Large LCD & Intuitive User Interface
The IC-M506 is equipped with 132x96 pixels dot-matrix display which is larger than the IC-M504 (132x64 pixels). Reading GPS, AIS, DSC and radio menus are easier than ever. The bottom line of the display shows the software key functions and the functions can be toggled with the left and right buttons.
- 80dB (typical) IMD and channel selectivity
- MA-500TR AIS transponder and Marine-Commander™ compatible
- IPX8 submersible plus protection (1m depth for 60 minutes)
- Front panel microphone version
- Optional voice scrambler