Garmin drops new VHF marine radios

You might want to consider adding these VHF radios to your economic apocalypse gear and as your going to need to communicate with your fishing buddies as you’re fleeing the Wall Street zombies. The two new models, the VHF 100 and VHF 200, both sport the classic Smokey the Bandit radio look, but are equipped with the latest radio tech. The entry level 100 model transmits via 25 watts of power and offer Class D DSC capabilities while the upgraded 200 offers NMEA 2000 compatibility. If you opt for the higher-end $399 model, you gain a wired fist microphone and a remote that offers full radio control. Or you can just get the basic model for $249. Whatever way you go, they’ll help you evade the yacht-piloting zombie CEOs.