The SR203 VHF Handheld Survival Radio meets all the requirements of the IMO for carriage on SOLAS vessels. Built tough for all marine applications and easy to use in an emergency situation, the SR203 is the ideal choice for mandatory and voluntary carriage. The SR203 handheld VHF radio boasts exceptional battery life of over 16 hours.
The digital display and control buttons are backlit making operation in low light environments simple. Once activated, the SR203 is automatically tuned to Channel 16 and has a single push Channel 16 call button to quickly return to the emergency channel.
The SR203 VHF Handheld Survival Radio boasts an exceptional battery life of over 16 hours (@ -4°F (-20°C)) thanks to its highly efficient transmitter designed to maximize battery life. The innovative battery protection tab means the primary battery can be permanently attached to the radio without fear of losing its charge. The radio will always be available for use in times of emergency without the need to remove protective labels. Simply break off the red protective tab and the radio will be immediately ready to turn on to channel 16.
For everyday use, ACR offers a lithium polymer rechargeable battery option. The quick release rapid charger provides the ideal solution for keeping the batteries fully charged.
16 hrs continuous operation with lithium battery (GMDSS Approved)Up to 6 hrs with rechargeable battery(does not comply with GMDSS).
1 year limited warranty
Output Power (High/Low)
2.5 Watts / 1 Watt
21 (Weather Included)
FCC (80.1101, CFR47) & MED (A.1/5.17) Approved. Meets or Exceeds IMO Regulation (A.694(17); MSC.149(77), VHF (IEC61097-12), EMC (IEC60945)
Warranty Length: 1 year
This product is warranted against factory defect in material and workmanship for a period of 1 (one)* year from date of purchase or receipt as a gift. During the warranty period ACR Electronics, Inc. will repair or at its option, replace at no cost to you for labor, materials or return transportation. The warranty does not cover defects due to battery failure or leakage.
This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident or misuse, or as a result of service or modification by other than the manufacturer. The COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER MATTER WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT, except as otherwise expressly stated in the previous paragraph. The Company shall not be liable for consequential or special damages. In order to place the warranty in effect, choose a form above and complete it entirely. Or you may fill out the registration card accompanying your product (if applicable) which must be returned to ACR Electronics, Inc. within ten days of purchase.
*Five Years for the following products: EPIRB, PLB , S-VDR, SSAS.
Awesome piece of equipment, grabbed one for my boat to add to the emergency gear. I've tested it out multiple times while out on the water without issues.