McMurdo R8F UHF


McMurdo R8F SmartFind UHF Fire Fighter Radio is an intrinsically safe two-way radio that meets new SOLAS II-2 mandated regulations for improved fire safety at sea. It is imperative that emergency teams can rely on the very best equipment and this is exactly what they’ll get with the McMurdo SmartFind R8F.

Explosion-proof and intrinsically safe IEC 60945 approved maritime radio

  • IEC 60945 approved maritime radio
  • Heavy duty rugged IP67 portable radio
  • Large display for radio and channel identification
  • UHF frequency for optimal indoor coverage
  • Large tactile buttons for easy and fast operation
  • CTCSS for use with repeater system
  • ATEX Class II 2 G Ex ib IIC T4
  • Complete package solution for SOLAS Chapter II-2
  • Red colour for easy identification
  • Audio feedback of channel selection
  • New powerful built-in loud speaker
  • Enhanced grip, wheel knob, keypad wear resistance
  • Enhanced hardware:
  • Battery connector
  • Belt clip land
  • Push-to-Talk side key

SOLAS Chapter II-2, Regulation 10. 10.4

  • For ships constructed on or after 1 July 2014, a minimum of two two-way portable radiotelephone apparatus for each fire party for fire-fighter´s communication shall be carried on board
  • Those two two-way radiotelephone apparatus shall be of an explosion-proof type or intrinsically safe
  • Ships constructed before 1 July 2014 shall comply with the requirements of this paragraph not later than the first survey after 1 July 2018

FCC Approved radios will not be available until the Fall of 2018.

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