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B&G V20S Fixed Mount Class D DSC VHF Radio

Manufacturers Part Number: 000-14492-001
B&G V20S Fixed Mount Class D DSC VHF Radio
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Order Code: ZBRO000-14492-001
Manufacturer: B&G

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B&G V20S Fixed Mount Class D DSC VHF Radio

Conforms to new 2018 EU Standards.

The versatile B&G V20 VHF radio is ideal for the family cruising or club racing sailing yacht. Perfect as a stand-alone VHF system for use in the cockpit or at the navigation station. The sleek low profile design, clear bright display, and easy button access means this VHF both looks great and offers intuitive modes of operation. The B&G V20 VHF features all the international channels, is Class D DSC Approved and NMEA 2000® compatible.

High Visibility Display
See clearly in bright daylight with a high contrast black-on-white display. Night-time visibility has also been optimised, with an inverted white-on-black night mode to reduce light emission and preserve your night vision.

Intuitive Controls
A rotary channel dial facilitates quick channel selection, while large and amply spaced buttons provide quick access to all key functions. Dedicated Channel 16 keys enable instant access to the emergency channel, and are included on both the radio’s front panel and its four-button fist mic.

Class D DSC Approved
An integrated Distress button allows automated DSC distress calling. DSC capabilities also enable direct calling to other DSC-equipped vessels from a Simrad multifunction display, including direct calls to AIS targets (a compatible display and AIS receiver are required).

Tri-Channel Watch Function
Scan between the current channel, emergency channel 16, and another user-configurable priority channel (non US models). On US models, scan between the current channel and emergency channels 16 and 9.

All International Channels
The V20 is designed for global use and supports all international channels including USA and Canada.

My Channel Mode
Select your favourite channels for quick and easy access. A long press on the channel dial enters My Channel Mode, where you can cycle through just your selected favourites using the rotary channel dial.

Multiple Scan Modes
Scan through all available channels or just your selected favourites. In either scan mode, emergency channels can optionally be given priority to reduce the chance of missing distress calls or other urgent safety messages.

Easy Bracket or Flush-Mount Installation
An included gimbal bracket enables table-top, overhead, or bulkhead installation. Flush-mount installation is also supported, with an easy mount-from-front solution, to match the low-profile style of B&G Glass Helm displays and accessories.  NMEA 2000 ® allows interfacing with integrated on board systems.


Frequency Range: Transmit156.025~157.425 MHz
Frequency Range: Receive 156.050~163.275 MHz
Number Of ChannelsUS / INT
Oscillate ModePLL
ModulationFM(16KOG3E) DSC(16K0G2B)
Channel Spacing25KHz
Frequency Stability±5 PPM
Temperature range_-15°C to +55°C (5°F to 131°F)
Normal Working Voltage+13.6 V DC
Minimum operating Voltage=10 V DC
Low battery detect Voltage10.5 ± 0.5 V DC
Digital Selectivity Calling (DSC)Class D
Intermediate Frequency : 1st38.85/21.7 MHz
Intermediate Frequency : 2nd450 KHz
Sensitivity : 12dB SINAD=-6 dBuV(EMF)
Squelch Sensitivity: at tight= 6 dBuV(EMF)
Spurious Response Rejection Ratio =70 dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity=70 dB
Intermodulation Response=68 dB
S/N at 3KHz Dev.=40 dB
Audio Output Power At THD 10%=2.5 W
Audio Distortion=10 %
Audio Response+1 to -3dB of 6dB/octave from 300hz to 3kHz dB
Current Drain : Max Audio Power=1.5 A
Current Drain : Stand-By=0.5 A
2ND RX Sensitivity For 12dB SINAD= 0 dBuV(EMF)
2ND RX bit error ratio@-107dBm= 10-2
Frequency error=±1.5KHz
RF Power Hi23W ± 2W :Lo 0.8W ± 0.2W
Maximum Deviation =± 5 KHz
S/N at 3KHz Dev.=40 dB
Modulation Distortion ±3KHz=10 %
Audio Response at 1KHz Dev.+1 to -3dB of 6dB/octave from 300hz to 3KHz
Spurious/Harmonic Emissions: Hi/LO=0.25uW
Modulation Sensitivity=15 mV
Current Drain At 12V DC Hi Power =6A: Lo Power =1.5A
DSC TX deviation at 1.3K2.6±0.26 KHz
DSC TX deviation at 2.1K4.2±0.42KHz
ATIS TX deviation at 1.3 KHz1.3±0.13 KHz
ATIS TX deviation at 2.1 KHz2.1±0.21 KHz


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