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GX1300 Series

ECLIPSE GX1300 – Fixed Mount Class D DSC VHF

The GX1300 ECLIPSE is an affordable ultra-compact ITU-R M.493-13 Class D VHF radio that has been re-engineered to meet the IPX8 submersible waterproof rating of 4.92 feet for 30 minutes, redesigned with a new Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System featuring an oversized full dot matrix LCD (31 mm x 55 mm) to increase the size of the channels and navigation information* displayed. Simple installation, the radio’s rear chassis has also been reduced to 5.9” deep for greater mounting flexibility in tight spaces. The NEW ECLIPSE has been updated with some great new features, including DSC Test Calling and Automatic Position Polling making this a perfect choice for the budget conscious mariner in need of a full featured Marine VHF. Other great features include All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels, programmable soft keys, NOAA Weather with Weather Alert, programmable Memory and Priority Scan, Dual Watch and a microphone with Clear Voice Noise Reduction Technology to eliminate unwanted background wind and engine noise. The ECLIPSE is capable of initiating a DSC Distress call, when activated, it transmits a digital mayday including vessel identification, Latitude / Longitude and time* to facilitate a prompt rescue. Additional DSC features include Individual, Urgency, Safety, Position Report and Send, DSC test call and Auto DSC channel switching. The GX1300 ECLIPSE is backed by an industry leading 3-year waterproof warranty.

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Product Description


• Affordable Ultra Compact Class D Fixed Mount VHF Radio
• Meets ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
• Replaces older Eclipse+ and Eclipse DSC Models
• New Ultra-Compact rear chassis design (Only 5.9” deep)
• Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System
• Oversized Full dot matrix display (31 mm x 55 mm)
• Built in Separate Receiver for CH70 (Receiving DSC Calls)
• DSC test call and Auto DSC channel change selection
• GPS position and Time Shown on a Full-dot Matrix Display when Connected to a GPS Receiver
• NMEA In and Output Connections to a Compatible GPS Chart Plotter
• Programmable soft keys
• Automatically poll the GPS position of up to 4 ships using DSC
• Submersible IPX8 waterproof rating (1.5M or 4.92 feet for 30 minutes)
• All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels
• Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
• NOAA weather channel selection with Weather Alert
• Programmable Scan, Priority Scan, and Dual Watch
* when interfaced with a GPS receiver

ITU-R M493-13 Class D Digital Selective Calling

The GX1300 Eclipse is an ITU-R M493-13 Class D class VHF with a separate Channel 70 receiver, which allows DSC calls to be received even when listening to communications.

The DSC DISTRESS function when activated transmits a digital MAYDAY including vessel identification, Latitude / Longitude and time (with GPS connected), to facilitate prompt response. Additional calls that can be made are Individual, Urgency, Safety, Position Report and Send.

Additional features include DSC test call and menu selection for Auto DSC channel switching.

OVersized Display

New larger full dot matrix display (Viewable Image 31mm x 51mm) with bright bold backlighting makes the GX1300 easily seen from any location on the boat.

Easy to Operate Menu System

Now loaded with an easy to use menu system. Operation of you VHF is now much more intuitive for all user types.

Compact rear case

Same powerful radio as traditional Eclipse models now with a narrower rear case design (20mm reduction) for easier mounting in tight spaces.


Mounting Hardware
MMB-84 Flush Mounting Bracket
Rain/Dust Covers



Marine Owners Manuals Accessories

MLS-300 Owners Manual  ( 250.92 KB )

      MLS-310 Owners Manual (1-27-2016)  ( 788.31 KB )
Marine Owners Manuals VHF Fixed Mount

GX1300 Owners Manual 2-26-2015  ( 6.54 MB )

      GX1300 Flush Mount Template  ( 65.11 KB )
Marine Product Images VHF Fixed Mount

GX1300 Display Main Screen  ( 142.13 KB )

      GX1300 Display Menu Screen  ( 203.94 KB )
      GX1300B Front Right Image (Black)  ( 2.27 MB )
      GX1300B Front image (Black)  ( 1.86 MB )
      GX1300W Front Image (White)  ( 1.56 MB )
      GX1300W Front Right Image (White)  ( 1.58 MB )


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