VHF Marine Radios
CHICAGO, IL (May 6, 2015) — Cobra Electronics Corporation, the leading designer and marketer of award-winning marine, safety, outdoor and consumer electronics, today announced the nationwide general availability of the Cobra MR F57 and MR F77 VHF Radios. Both models feature a newly designed fixed mount design in two colors with added GPS capabilities.
The radios feature GPS integration, which include either high performance, built-in GPS or Cobra Positioning System (C.P.S.) technology. The F57 is C.P.S. accessory-ready for plug and play GPS connection, while the F77 model has a built in GPS receiver which uses a simple connection and setup for immediate use. The built-in GPS includes NMEA In and out for primary or secondary GPS input and also displays other vessels and their information in your area using the built-in DSC receiver.
Additional features include:
· Rewind-Say-Again® Feature: replay missed VHF calls which automatically records the last 20 seconds with a digital voice recorder
· Extra-large and bright LCD display: easy viewing and operation and friendly channel names
· Class-D Digital Selective Calling Technology: superior safety when sending digital messages and submersible
· External alarm input: uses radio’s speaker to amplify alarms for waypoint arrival or MOB
· Automatic radio check: easy ARC channel identification and friendly VHF channel names under the channel number for effortless reference
· PA Output: public address to external speaker
· All-new, fresh design: braided microphone cord detail and easy soft key menu for driven operation
“The new fixed mount radios strengthen marine VHF communication technology with built in GPS to keep our customers even safer out on the water and anywhere on the map,” said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. “Cobra dominates a third of the U.S. VHF radio market and has been designing top-of-the-line marine radios for more than a decade, and we are thrilled that we continue to expand our communication and safety tools for the loyal Cobra boating community.”
Cobra VHF MR F57 and F77 radios are available now at Academy Sports, Bass Pro Shops, Boat Owners Warehouse, Cabela’s, Crook & Crook Marine, Defender Industries, Gander Mountain, Overtons, as well as Cobra.com for a retail price of $149.95 and $179.95.
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