Icom M803 GMDSS MF/HF TRANSCEIVER with DSC - SailCom Marine

for non-SOLAS vessels

You must hold a valid radio operator's licence before using any HF/SSB transceiver.

Icom M803

Long Range Communications Beyond the Horizon

  • 150W (PEP) of powerful output

    • 150 Watts of power offers superior worldwide communications. A one piece, die cast aluminium chassis and a large cooling fan allows continuous transmission at full output power which is very important for good communications.

  • Built-in digital selective calling

    • For added safety at sea, the IC-M803 offers the latest in one-touch DSC emergency communications technology.

    • The emergency button is covered by a red, spring loaded hatch to avoid accidental DSC activation.

  • Large LCD with dot matrix characters

    • You can easily read the alphanumeric name of any of the 1355 ITU channels at a glance with the large LCD display.
      Night-time operation is no problem with 10 levels (plus OFF) adjustable backlit display and keypad.

  • Intuitive User Interface

    • A combination of the large main dial and software keys at the bottom of the display, provides simple operation and easy access to often used functions.

      Key Features

      • Configured by SailCom Marine with European channels and ARC rally frequencies:-

        • Ship to ship and ARC rally frequencies

        • HF DSC intership calling frequencies

      • Built in digital selective calling (DSC) Class E.

      • 160 user configured memory channels

      • Receive 500 kHz to 30000 kHz

      • Transmit on MF/HF marine bands and amateur bands

      • Large 4.3 inch Wide Viewing Angle Colour TFT Display

      • Operation mode

        • USB, LSB, FSK, CW*, AM* (* Receive only)

      • Number of channels:

        • 1355 channels (maximum)

          • 160 - user-programmable

          • 249 - ITU SSB duplex

          • 72 - ITU SSB simplex

          • 21 - 4MHz C1 simplex

          • 31 - 8MHz C2 simplex

      • Transmit power output

        • High Power 150 Watts PEP

        • Medium power 100 watts PEP

        • Low-Medium power 60 Watts PEP

        • Low Power 20 Watts PEP

      • Audio output power

        • 2W with 8 ohm load

        • 4W with 4 ohm load

      • Power supply requirement

        • 13.6V DC ±15%

      • Max. current drain (at 13.6V DC)

        • Transmit Maximum power

          • 30A (typ.) Tx (Max. power)

        • Receive Maximum audio

          • Rx (Max. audio) 3.0A

      • Integrated GPS receiver

      • Auxiliary socket for connection to SCS Pactor modem

        • Buy from SailCom Marine and we configure the M803 for use with SCS Pactor modems.

      • Icom AT-141 marine MF/HF automatic tuner:
        The AT-141 comes ready for simple antenna cable and power connections.

        • Frequency 2.0 to 30 MHz (long wire)

        • Max. Input Power: 150 W (PEP) 100 W (continuous)

        • Input impedance 50 Ohms

        • Input power for tuning 10W (5 - 15W)

        • Auto tuning time 2-3 secs

        • Auto tuning accuracy: VSWR 2.0:1 or less

        • Dimensions: 230 (w) x 340 (H) x 80 (D) mm

      • The AT-141 marine grade ATU designed for use with Icom M803 marine MF/HF transceivers.
        Weather resistant construction, easily fitted in a variety of locations.
        No adjustments are necessary, just connect the control and antenna cables.
        Install the unit near the antenna element base.


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