The SR203 VHF Handheld Survival Radio is an FCC approved device that’s built for all marine applications. Its digital display and control buttons are backlit, making the device easily operable in dark environments. If you find yourself in need of some assistance, the SR203 VHF is easy to use. Once it’s been activated, this survival radio automatically tunes to emergency Channel 16, and has a single push call button so you can quickly send out your distress message. The SR203 VHF has a battery life of over 16 hours, and meets all the requirements of the IMO.