McMurdo RF8 Firefighter UHF Radio – Basic Fire Fighter Package




The rugged McMurdo SmartFind R8F UHF Fire Fighter Radio is an intrinsically safe two-way radio that meets new SOLAS II-2 mandated regulations for improved fire safety at sea. It has everything an emergency team needs in a radio, from enhanced grip and large tactile buttons for easy and fast operation in an emergency situation, to a powerful in-built loud speaker and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) for optimised indoor use. Bright red and for emergency use only, SmartFind R8F is a reliable and hardwearing radio that will support firefighters at sea during potentially lifethreatening situations.

It is imperative that emergency teams can rely on the very best equipment and this is exactly what they’ll get with the McMurdo SmartFind R8F. A fire won’t wait, you shouldn’t either. Ensure the safety of your crew and vessel with McMurdo, the Most Trusted Name in Emergency Readiness and Response.


  • Intrinsically safe
  • SOLAS II-2 10.10.4 Compliant
  • Heavy-duty rugged IP67 portable radio with new powerful built-in loud speaker
  • Large display for radio and channel identification
  • UHF frequency for optimal indoor coverage
  • Large tactile buttons for easy and fast operation
  • CTCSS for use with repeater system
  • ATEX Class II 2 G Ex ib IIB
  • Complete package solution for SOLAS Chapter II-2
  • Red colour for easy identification
  • Audio feedback of channel selection
  • Includes : 2x Radios, 2x Transceiver, 2x UHF antenna, 2x Li-ion rechargeable battery, 2x Belt clip, 2x Lanyard, 2x Single unit charger, 2x AC/DC converter/adapter & 2x DC connection for charger, 2x manual
SOLAS Chapter II-2, Regulation 10.10.4

Solas Chapter II-2, Regulation 10.10.4 requires that a minimum of two portable radios are carried on board for each fire-fighting party for communications. The deadline for implementation of the new regulation is set to be the first radio survey after 1 July 2018 for vessels built before 1 July 2014. Fire-fighters’ radios as required by regulation 10.10.4 are additional to the fire-fighters’ outfit and are intended for the fire party.


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