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V50 Fixed Mount VHF

Provides dual-channel communications essential for sailing, with AIS reception and VHF via a single antenna. Unique ‘TrackYourBuddy’ feature displays the positions of up to three friends. With tough design and unrivalled resolution, the B&G V50 fixed mount VHF is a flexible communication system that is always ready for action.

  • Fixed mount DSC VHF
  • Built-in AIS receiver
  • Powerful external speaker / PA
  • Dual and TriWatch modes
  • MOB
  • TrackYourBuddy feature
  • AIS plot, waypoints, navigation and MOB
  • Waterproof to IPX-7
  • Plug-and-play marine network integration

Want to learn the basics of using a VHF? Join the B&G Academy, and take the level two course 'VHF Basics.'

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Description Part Number RRP
V50 Fixed Mount VHF 000-11236-001 RRP: £379.00 (inc. VAT)
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Frequency Range: Transmit 156.025MHz To 157.425MHz
Frequency Range: Receive 156.025MHz To 163.275MHz
Oscillate Mode PLL
Modulation FM (16KOG3E) DSC(16K0G2B)
Channel Spacing 25KHz
Frequency Stability ±10 PPM
Standard Operation Temperature -20°C To + 50°C (US), -15°C To + 55°C (EU)
Normal Working Voltage +13.6 V DC (negative ground)
Low battery detect voltage 10.5V
Digital Selectivity Calling (DSC) Class "D"(EN301025)
Audio power of speaker in mike 80dBA @ 1m
Audio power of D57mm speaker 80dBA @ 1m


Intermediate Frequency: 1st 21.4 MHz
Intermediate Frequency: 1st 450 KHz
Squelch Sensitivity: at tight ≤ 6 dBuV (EMF)
Spurious Response Rejection Ratio ≥ 70 dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity ≥ 70 dB
Intermodulation Response ≥ 68 dB
S/N at 3KHz Dev. ≥ 40 dB
Audio Output Power At THD 10% ≥ 2 W
Audio Distortion ≤ 10%
Audio Response +1 to -3dB of 6dB/octave from 300Hz to 3kHZ
Current Drain At : Max Audio Power ≤ 1.5 A
Current Drain At : Stand-by ≤ 0.5 A

Current Drain At : Hailer-power ≤ 3.5 A


Frequency Error <± 1.5
Rf Power : Hi 23 ± 2
Rf Power : Lo 0.8 ± 0.2
Maximum Deviation ≤ ±5
S/N at 3KHz Dev. ≥ 40 dB
Modulation Distortion ±3KHz ≤ 7
S/N at 3KHz Dev. ≥ 40 dB
Audio Response at 1KHz Dev. +1dB to -3dB of 6dB/octave range from 300hz to 3khz
Spurious/Harmonic Emissions : Hi/Lo ≤ 0.25 uW
Modulation Sensitivity ≤ 10 mV
Current Drain At : Hi Power ≤ 6 A
Current Drain At : Lo Power ≤ 1.5 A

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