The Link-8 marine VHF radio combines reliable performance with critical safety features for complete communication anywhere on the water.
NB:- Requires External Antenna! See Accesories Below!
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Lowrance Link-9 Replaces the current Link-8 VHF Radio
Front mountable design for easy installation
Industrial Design to align with style of Lowrance MFDs
Seamless integration with a wider B & G system through NMEA 2000 and 0183
Built-in AIS Receiver
Built In GPS
Large screen with intuitive user interface
Unique Selling Points:
With the integrated GPS receiver the Link-9 now has four ways to ensure you have a GPS fix in the event of an emergency.
A GPS antenna in the face of the radio means open air installations don’t need another antenna at all
An SMA connector on the rear case allows for connection to a GPS-500 antenna
NMEA 0183 allows you to get GPS from a chartplotter
NMEA 2000 means you don’t need another antenna if you already have one in your network
Built in AIS:
A dual-channel AIS receiver monitors the position of nearby AIS-equipped vessels, helping you to avoid collisions in crowded harbours and waterways.
AIS information can be viewed on the Link-9’s built-in screen, or overlaid on your chart or radar screen through a compatible multifunction display.
Remote Mountable Fist Mic:
The Link-9’s removable fist mic can be connected to the front or rear of the radio, and optional extension cable allows the radio and mic to be mounted separately.
This offers a simple and cost-effective solution for any mounting location, with no cable clutter.
For example, the Link-9 can be mounted overhead, with no hanging cables, while the mic is connected to an extension socket on the dash below.
Mount From The Front:
Link-9 features easily removable top and bottom bezels which reveal mounting holes allowing the same style of mounting from the front that is featured on Lowrance MFDs.
Track buddy is a feature that automatically requests the position of another VHF radio. Simply enter the MMSI of the VHF into your contact list, then start tracking!
Track up to 5 buddies
Polls your contacts for their Lat/Long position automatically
Can be set to 1, 5, 15, 30 or 60 minute intervals
Displays the position on a compatible chart plotter
Great for keeping track of friends, family or vessels you need to know the position of that don’t have AIS
Press the NAV button on the Link-9 to turn it into a navigational instrument displaying your Speed and Course.
Link-9 also contains a Man Overboard (MOB) function, hold down the NAV/MOB button to drop a waypoint on your current location and the Link-9 will enter MOB mode to show you how far away you are and where you need to steer to get back to the position of the MOB event. The MOB waypoint is also transmitted over NMEA 2000 to the rest of your network.
NMEA 2000: Yes
Built-In GPS: Yes
Scrambler Capable: No
Remote Mic Capable: Yes
Power - Output (Watts): 25w/1w
DSC Class: D
Channels - Available: All US, Canadian, International
Box Dimensions: 7"H x 10"W x 11"L WT: 5.55 lbs