VHF radio telephone Furuno FM-8500
FM-8500 (FURUNO, Japan) is a marine VHF radiotelephone with build-in DSC. 54 international VHF channels, weather forecast, 55 programmed channels. Continuous DSC watch on CH70.
Automatic entry of own ship position with manual override. Compact design. Scanning of two channels or multi-channel scanning. Precision PLL frequency synthesizer for high frequency as required for DSC operation. All-in-one design including radiotelephone, DSC facility and watch keeping receiver. Fully meets ITU, IEC, ETSI, IMO for GMDSS and other related standards.
Compact cabinet for ease of installation. Output power 25 W, reducible to 1 W. Dual watch and multiple watch. Prevention of accidental distress alert. File editing for emergency readiness. Automatic entry of own ship position with manual override.
Has a type approval of RMRS. Is agreed with GMDSS requirements. Has a type approval of River Register. Has a type approval of DMT.
|Class of emission||G3E (voice), G2B (DSC)|
|Programmed channels||Main version: 55 channels (RR Apendix 18)
American version: Main version, USA channels, weather forecast channels
Scandinavian version: Main version
|Power supply voltage||24 V DC, +30%, -10%|
|Display||24 characters x 2 lines, character 5x7 dots, backlit LCD|
|Frequency range||155.00 - 161.475 MHz|
|Output power||25 W, reducible to1 W
American version: Channels 67, 13 - automatic limit up to 1 W, manual override FULL
|Frequency stability||1,5 kHz (from -20 to +55°C)|
|Time-out timer||Deactivates the transmitter after an interrupted transmission of more than 5 minutes|
|Frequency range||155.00 - 166.075 MHz|
|Receiving system||Double-conversion superheterodyne
IF21.4 MHz and 455 kHz
|AF Output power||3 W (build-in loud speaker)
2 mW (handset)
|Audio Response De-emphasis||6 dB/oct +1/-3 dB|
|Sensitivity||5 dBµV at SINAD 20 dB|
|Adjacent Channel Selectivity||70 dB (from +15°C to +35°C)|
|Distress call and Message||Distress call attempt is transmitted as five consecutive calls. It is repeated after a random delay of between 3.5 and 4.5 min from the beginning of initial call.|
|Message storage (Receive)||50 distress messages plus 50 non-distress messages|
|Message storage (Transmit)||50 non-distress plus 99 files containing station ID, telephone No.|
|Interface||Navigational data: IEC61162
Printer: FURUNO MIF (with Interface box)
|Alarm||Sound and visual|
|DSC frequency||CH 70|
|Calling sensitivity||Symbol error rate 10-2, input -3 dBµV|
|Watch keeping||continuous watch on CH 70|
A scope of delivery
- Installation materials.
- Whip antennas for VHF and DSC;
- Coaxial antenna cable;
- Power supply unit PR-300 220B/24V;
- Printer PP-510;
- Remote station RB-700;
- Extension handset;
- Mic receptacle box;
- Interface IF-8500 for PP-510.