Re-engineered to meet the IPxB submersible waterproof rating. Ultra-compact with an easy-to-operate Icon/menu system with an oversized full dot matrix LCD for larger channel and navigation information. The rear chassis is 5.9' deep for simple installation and greater mounting flexibility. A full-featured marine VHF Including DSC Test Calling and Automatic Position Polling, USA/international/Canadian marine channels, programmable soft keys, NOAA weather with weather alert, programmable memory and priority scan, dual watch, and microphone with Clear Voice Noise Reduction Technology to eliminate unwanted background wind and engine noise. The Eclipse GX1300 is capable of initialing a DSC distress call. When interfaced with your GPS and activated, ii transmits a digital mayday Including vessel identification, Latitude/Longitude, and lime to facilitate a prompt rescue. Additional DSC features include Individual, Urgency, Safety, Position Report and Send, DSC test call, and auto DSC channel switching.