Gear: Garmin VHF 110 and 200

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Garmin VHF 110 and 200

Garmin’s latest VHF radios are similar in size but differ in capability. The VHF 110 is your basic entry-level DSC-capable fixed-mount VHF, featuring 25 watts of transmitting power, NOAA WX alerts and Garmin’s Position Tracking, which allows a user to track up to three other boats using Garmin VHFs. The VHF 200 has an integral AIS receiver and can display AIS targets on your chartplotter. It also has a two-way hailer system that can drive a remotely mounted horn.

$290 (110), $600 (200). Garmin, garmin.com

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March 2017

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