High Visibility Display
See clearly in bright daylight with a high contrast
black-on-white display. Night-time visibility has also been optimised,
with an inverted white-on-black night mode to reduce light emission
and preserve your night vision.
A rotary channel dial facilitates quick channel selection,
while large and amply spaced buttons provide quick access to all key
functions. Dedicated Channel 16 keys enable instant access to the
emergency channel, and are included on both the radio’s front panel
and its four-button fist mic.
Class D DSC Approved
An integrated Distress button allows automated DSC distress
calling. DSC capabilities also enable direct calling to other
DSC-equipped vessels from a B&G multifunction display, including
direct calls to AIS targets (a compatible display and AIS receiver are
Scan between the current channel, emergency channel 16, and another
user-configurable priority channel (non US models). On US models, scan
between the current channel and emergency channels 16 and 9.
All International Channels
The V20 is designed for global use and supports all
international channels including USA and Canada.
My Channel Mode
Select your favourite channels for quick and easy access. A
long press on the channel dial enters My Channel Mode, where you can
cycle through just your selected favourites using the rotary channel
Multiple Scan Modes
Scan through all available channels or just your selected
favourites. In either scan mode, emergency channels can optionally be
given priority to reduce the chance of missing distress calls or other
urgent safety messages.
Easy Bracket or Flush-Mount Installation
An included gimbal bracket enables table-top, overhead, or
bulkhead installation. Flush-mount installation is also supported,
with an easy mount-from-front solution, to match the low-profile style
of B&G Glass Helm displays and accessories. NMEA 2000® allows
interfacing with integrated on board systems.