New VHF range from Lowrance

Lowrance, the world-leading brand in
innovative marine electronics since 1957, has announced an all-new line
of marine VHF radios. Leading the roll-out programme are the fixed
mount LVR-880 and LVR-250 radios, offering both innovative capabilities
and competitive pricing.

The new Lowrance LVR-880 (pictured) is the first powerful,
fixed-mount, DSC-equipped 25/1-watt radio to offer dual VHF and FM
radio capabilities with built-in waypoint navigation and MOB tracking.
The VHF also integrates NMEA-2000 with Class D DSC for distress and
‘buddy-tracking’ features when connected to a compatible Lowrance GPS

The exclusive ‘buddy-tracking’ feature uses DSC position polling
to locate up to three pre-set Lowrance LCX, LMS or GlobalMap units
connected to LVR-880s or 250s and show their GPS positions, a valuable
safety aid in the event of poor visibility or passage-making after
dark. The LVR-880 includes an intercom capability, 22-watt hailer /
horn, an extra-large 64 x 128 FSTN segmented display with backlighting,
and a 6-key speaker microphone for left- or right-handed use. The
LVR-880 is compatible with all USA, Canadian, International and weather
marine channels with channel naming, and is waterproof to IPX7,
features NOAA tone alert and S.A.M.E. country by country weather

The new LVR-250 25/1-watt, fixed-mount
VHF radio with DSC also delivers the same high quality and many of the
same features at an exceptional price. Featuring all USA, Canadian and
International marine channels, the LVR-250 comes with Class D DSC
connectivity for distress calling, a local/distant feature to eliminate
unwanted interference, a 6-key speaker microphone for left- or
right-handed use and 10 weather channels with 1050-hz alert tone