Lowrance Link-5 DSC VHF Radio
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Lowrance Link-5 DSC VHF - Fixed Mount Radio
Marine VHF radio delivers the latest Class D DSC functionality for an unbeatable price
The Lowrance Link-5 marine VHF system is compact and affordable with an ultra-rugged waterproof IPX7 chassis. Meeting the latest international compliance standards the Link-5 delivers the ultimate reliability and performance for unparalleled safety and communication on-the-water anywhere in the world.
Link-5 offers a best-in-class microphone with six quick keys for simple and reliable helm operation plus a built-in speaker that delivers clear audio that is easy to hear - even with the ambient noise typically associated with boating. It also features an easy-grip rubber molding cover for secure holding and operation.
Safety is always a concern; Lowrance designed the Link-5 for clear and simple Class D DSC operation. Link-5 features an efficient extra-large rotary knob interface for easy channel changing menu navigation and setting control. Clear display of GPS lat/lon data is presented on a 1 x 1.8 in 2.6 x 4.6 cm LCD display with adjustable backlighting. Delivering all USA Canadian and International marine channels the system provides easy access to all DSC functions. The Lowrance Link-5 features an extra large Channel 16 key dedicated volume and squelch knobs weather keys selectable Dual and TriWatch modes local and distant functions and three user-programmable inchfavorites inch channels.
Equipped with memory retention the radio logs up to 10 distress calls and 20 individual DSC calls. DSC control keys include priority 16/9 WX 3CH/+/- for quick channel changing CALL EXIT SCAN and MENU. Additional system features include a rotary volume control with power on/off all-channel priority and memory channel scans 20 user-programmable names with MMSI 10 weather channels with a 1050 Hz tone alert and a second receiver for incoming DSC messages on Channel 70.
Offering selectable 25/1-watt transmit power and NMEA 0183 compatibility the Link-5 includes a flush-mount kit wires for 4-watt external speakers a PL259 connection for optional 2.4 m and 1 m fiberglass antennas. Stainless-steel and nylon antenna mounts are available from Lowrance too.
The Lowrance Link-5 radio is protected by a 2-year limited warranty and supported for an additional three years by the Lowrance 5-Year Advantage Program.
- Class D compliant with dedicated DSC transceiver
- Selectable 25 watts transmit power/1 watt low power mode
- Easy to use interface and backlit LCD
- Highest quality easy grip rubber fist microphone with speaker
- XL Channel 16/9 key and rotary knob
- Quick inchfavorites inch channel access
- Dedicated volume and Squelch knob
- NOAA weather alerts