The Cobra MR-F75D VHF Marine Radio is a useful accessory for most any boater. The big LCD screen located in front of the radio displays information clearly. Find out about changes in weather with the Cobra Marine radio quickly. The Cobra VHF radio can be submerged in water and still function. This device is designed to JIS7 specifications. The hand-held microphone contains a speaker, so you can hear a response clearly and easily. The volume of the speaker and the microphone can be adjusted from the hand set on the VHF marine radio. Pre-plan trips by listening to the NOAA weather channel that comes through on this radio. The Cobra Marine Radio will allow you to communicate clearly and easily with other boats and vessels out on the water and people inland. Boating enthusiasts and recreational boaters will appreciate the value of having instant access to national All Hazards and weather information.