When your ship depends on robust communications, it's our business to deliver it
We supply a wide range of radios and communications equipment to shipping companies in the UK and Europe. Our maritime client vessels range from luxury yachts, passenger ships, and shipping management companies such as A&P Falmouth and Nordic factory fishing vessels.
Radio is an important safety tool for all mariners; whether working offshore or on inland waterways. Our handheld VHF radio units are vital in the flow of communication and make certain that your team has full information at all times.
Whatever your work
Gould’s supply best of breed products. Our product ranges cover all sectors from domestic pleasure craft through to the requirements of ATEX certified radios for use in potentially explosive environments in the Petrochemical industry.
Meeting your needs
Marine radios will keep contact with harbours & marinas, summoning rescue services or ship-to-shore and ship-to-ship communication. Our units include many functions including global maritime distress and safety systems (GMDSS).
- Marine Radio Product Introduction
- GMDSS Safety Radios
- ATEX Certified Radios
- Marine VHF, Marine HF and Marine UHF radios
Please note: The products illustrated below are a small fraction of our full catalogue, selected to demonstrate the wide range of options.
Contact us for a more detailed analysis of your needs.
ICOM GM600 GMDSS VHF Transceiver with Class A DSC
The GM600 VHF Transceiver is designed for Class A DSC operation and provides a complete GMDSS VHF communication system as required for Commercial SOLAS
regulated vessels engaging in international voyages.
The GM600 meets the Marine Equipment Directive 2014/90/EU “wheel mark” approval for European merchant ships. When installed with the GM800 MF/HF radio*, GM600 and GM800 radios provide a complete GMDSS VHF, MF and HF radio station.
Meets ITU-R M.493-13 DSC The built-in DSC provides automated distress and safety communication. The dedicated DSC watch-keeping receiver continuously monitors the DSC calling channel (CH70). A total of 100 MMSI numbers for DSC call
- Meets MED “Wheel Mark” Requirements
- 4.3 inch Wide Viewing Angle Colour TFT LCD
- IEC 61162-1 interface for GNSS receiver
- Meets ITU-R M.493-13 DSC
- Frequency Range 156 - 163.275MHz
ICOM IC-GM1600E GMDSS Survival Craft 2-Way VHF Radio
GMDSS Survival Craft 2-Way VHF Radio The IC-GM1600E Marine VHF handheld has been designed for GMDSS compliant survival craft communications. The radio is engineered to survive and function in the
extreme environmental conditions common in marine emergencies and brings the latest Search and Rescue technology to the marketplace.
Meets strict environmental requirements for GMDSS survival craft radio. The IC-GM1600E meets “Wheel mark”, MED certification Since 1999, SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) has set the international standards for life rafts and their emergency equipment. Icom’s IC-GM1600E is the latest and most advanced handheld to meet these rigid standards including built-in GMDSS technology. The IC-GM1600E meets temperature, thermal shock, vibration and drop resistant (from 1 m height) requirements.
- Frequency 156.300–156.875MHz
- Wide viewing angle LCD display
- Tough, waterproof construction
- High capacity BP-234 Lithium battery pack
- Meets strict environmental requirements for GMDSS survival craft
Entel - HT883 ATEX (II 2 G Ex ib IIA T4) Intrinsically Safe certified
The first time you handle Entel’s HT800 Series 2.0 portables you will be impressed by their superior build quality. From the rugged ergonomic design that fits comfortably in your hand,
to the exceptionally loud audio, the HT800 Series 2 portables easily outclass the competition.
All HT800 Series 2 portables are ATEX (II 2 G Ex ib IIA T4) Intrinsically Safe certified, built to MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F for tough enduring performance and are fully Submersible to IP68 (2 meters depth for 4 hours). Entel’s HT800 Series 2 portables will exceed the expectations of even the most experienced radio user. Entel adds and improves features on its HT800 radios by way of software updates. Using Flash Upgrade technology your Entel HT800 radios can be upgraded by your Dealer at any time.
- Environmental protection to IP68 (2 Meters for 4 hours)
- MILSTD 810C/D/E/F
- 2000mAh Li-Ion battery
- Frequency Range 400 - 470MHz
- Lone-Worker & Man-Down Alarms (advanced models only)
ICOM IC-F3202DEX/F4202DEX ATEX Digital Two-Way Radio Series
ATEX Digital Two-Way Radio Series The IC-F3202DEX/F4202DEX ATEX digital two way radio series meets IEC Ex/ATEX based I/S specifications for the oil, mining and chemical industries.
In dPMR digital format the IC-F3202DEX/F4202DEX ATEX Digital Series provides basic conventional operation as well as a dPMR Mode 2 multi-site radio system.
The radio also features lone worker and man down functions which automatically send an emergency signal should a worker be in trouble, an extra consideration for those looking for a complete ATEX health and safety solution. Meets IEC Ex/ATEX based I/S specifications ATEX Certifications Mining : I M2 Ex ib I Mb Gas : II 2G Ex ib IIC T4 Gb Dust : II 2D Ex ib IIIC T110°C Db –20°C≤Ta≤+55°C EN 60079-0 (2012), EN 60079-11 (2012)
- IP67 Dust-tight & Waterproof Protection
- Man Down and Lone Worker Functions for Emergency Call
- Up to 21 hours* operating time with BP-277EX
- FdPMR Digital radio series that meets IEC Ex/ATEX based I/S specifications for the oil, mining and chemical industries.
ICOM M323 Entry Level VHF/DSC Marine Transceiver
Icom’s IC-M323 VHF/DSC has the same common user interface that has been adopted on the latest Icom radios including intuitive “soft-keys” permitting faster access to radio functions.
As a result of simplifying the technical features offered, Icom has managed to produce a set that offers really good value! New, easy to use Icom Marine User Interface The new marine family user interface provides simple operation for the boat owner. A rotary selector, directional keypad provides intuitive operation
NMEA 0183 Input/ Output for Common GPS/NAV Interface When connected to an external GPS receiver, current position and time are shown on the IC-M323's display.
- Large Full Dot-Matrix Display
- Meets the Latest Class D DSC Specifications
- IPX7 Waterproof Protection (1.0m depth for 30 minutes)
- AIS Target Call
- Favourite Channel Function
- MarineCommander Compatible the received DSC message pops up on the multi-function display
IC-M802 MF/HF Marine SSB Transceiver - 150 watts of power
The IC-M802 marine single-sideband (SSB) transceiver is available for customers who operate or sail under a non EU flag. It's a marine SSB which includes Digital Selective Calling
(DSC) for automated ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore messaging that doubles as a powerful MF/HF radio transceiver, and triples as an e-mail conduit for wireless computer-to-computer connections.
The new Icom SSB has increased power output to 150 watts, with selectable battery-saving, low-power settings for both voice and data transmissions. The radio is factory pre-programmed with 242 international and domestic duplex ship-to-shore channels, 72 international and domestic ship-to-ship channels, 662 international and domestic data duplex channels, plus 160 user-programmable favourite frequency channels that are dealer downloaded for your specific geographic cruising areas.
- 150 watts of power, 100% duty cycle
- Receive 500 kHz - 29.9999 MHz
- Monitor all 976 ITU voice and data channels, HAM bands and aircraft WX channels.
- 1355 channels
- Digital Signal Processing (DSP) virtually eliminates noise and interference.