VHF to cockpit spekers.

pvb

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I have a new VHF on the way and I was wondering if it's possible to connect to the cockpit speakers via a car stereo? It's one of these

The answer's no, via a car stereo, but the GX1700E will drive a dedicated external speaker. A better alternative would be to get a RAM handset to fit in the cockpit, then you'd also have full control of the radio's functions from the cockpit.
 

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I have a new VHF on the way and I was wondering if it's possible to connect to the cockpit speakers via a car stereo? It's one of these

http://www.standardhorizon.co.uk/product_info.php?cPath=178_173&products_id=100039

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Yes it is possible. Mine are connected to the cockpit speakers via an automatic switch which gives priority to VHF.

http://www.comptoirnautique.com/pro...HFHIFI-Accessoires-vhf-Communication-et-radio

This is the item - but I paid a lot less than the rip-off price in that link. IIRC it was about €25.
 

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My Standard Horizon VHF is connected to external speakers in the cockpit and at the chart table. The one in the cockpit has been there since before I bought the boat but I installed the chart table one as the speaker on my set is tiny and faces down, where it cannot be heard inside the furniture.
 
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