McMurdo SmartFind R8F UHF Fire Fighter Radio PK B

McMurdo SmartFind R8F UHF Fire Fighter Radio PK B

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£1,548.00 (Inc. VAT) £1,290.00 (Ex. VAT)
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The McMurdo SmartFind R8F UHF Fire Fighter Radio Kit contains 2 intrinsically safe 2-way radios that meets new SOLAS II-2 mandated regulations for fire safety at sea.

This product has a minimum three month lead time. Contact us for further information.*

McMurdo SmartFind R8F Fire Fighter Radio is a SOLAS Chapter II-2 compliant UHF radio. Ensure your crew and passengers can communicate in the case of fire with this intrinsically safe handheld device.

SmartFind R8F has all the features you need to communicate in an emergency including ergonomic design, large buttons and built-in loud speaker.

*Currently there is a worldwide shortage in components required to manufacture dedicated portable radios that meet the specification under the new SOLAS Chapter II-2 regulations. Contact us for more information.

McMurdo SmartFind R8F FireFighter UHF Radio Kit Includes:

  • 2 x SmartFind R8F UHF Fire Fighter Radio
  • Transceiver
  • UHF Antenna
  • Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Belt Clip
  • Lanyard
  • Single Unit Charger
  • AC/DC Converter/Adaptor for Charger
  • DC Connection for Charger
  • User Guide

McMurdo SmartFind R8F FireFighter UHF Radio Key Features:

  • IP67 Radio
  • Large Display and Buttons
  • UHF, Best for Indoor Use
  • CTCSS for use with repeater system
  • ATEX Class II 2 G Ex ib IIB T4
  • Complete package for Solas Chapter II-2
  • Red Colour for ease of Identification
  • Audio feedback for channel selection
  • Wear resistant keypad
  • Built in Sleep function
  • Scrambling function for privacy

What is SOLAS Chapter II-2, Regulation 10.10.4?

Cobham Sailor 3965 Fire Fighter UHF Radio For ships constructed on or after 1 July 2014, a minimum of two two-way portable radiotelephone apparatus for each fire party for fire-fighter´s communication shall be carried on board. Those two two-way radiotelephone apparatuses shall be of an explosion-proof type or intrinsically safe. Ships constructed before 1 July 2014 shall comply with the requirements of this paragraph not later than the first survey after 1 July 2018.

This product requires a radio licence. In the UK you can apply online for this with OFCOM.

General Specifications
Dimensions 209mm x 66mm x 55mm
Weight with Battery 350g
Standards R&TTE, ATEX

1-15 UHF

Frequency Range 440.0 - 470.0 MHz
Channel Separation 25kHz / 12.5kHz
Dual watch, Channel Scan Yes
Transmitter Power (Hi/Lo) 2/0.4W Radiated
Back light with dimming Yes
Keypad Lock Yes
Keypad Beep On/Off Yes
Volume Rotary Control Yes
IP Rating


Operating Temperature

-20°C to +55°C

ATEX Class II 2 G Ex ib IIB T4
Standard Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion 1800mAh / 15.2Wh
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