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HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio

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$89.99

Regular $99.99

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Model # 14272991 | Mfg # HX150

Product Description


Get a $20 Mail-in Consumer Rebate

With the Purchase of an HX100, HX150, HX290, HX300

Valid January 1, 2016 — July 7, 2016
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The floating HX150 is a top value in handheld floating VHF radios, with a slim, form-fitting case design, oversized easy-to-read LCD and backlit keypad. Upgraded with a Lithium-Ion battery, this VHF will supply you with more than 10 hours of operating time. Other great features include Programmable Scan, Dual Watch, Channel 16 Priority Scan, NOAA weather channels with weather alert, selectable 5 and 1 Watt transmit power, and a battery life indicator.  The HX150 comes packaged with a belt clip, 110 VAC trickle charger and a drop-in charging cradle.

  • Material: Polycarbonate housing
  • Controls: Nine-button keypad
  • Scanning Modes: Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual Watch
  • Weather Alert: Yes
  • Transmit Power: 5/1W
  • Battery Type: 1030mAh Li-Ion
  • Battery Life: 10 hours
  • Display Type: Segmented LCD
  • Screen Size: 1.5"W x .9"H
  • Weight: 13.4oz.
  • Width: 2 5/16"
  • Height: 5"
  • Depth: 1 3/8"
  • Included Accessories: Charging cradle, 110VAC chargers, antenna and belt clip
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX7
  • Warranty: Three-year waterproof, $65 flat rate

Specs

HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio

Battery Life 10 Hours
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Color Black
Dimensions 2 5/16" Width x 5 5/16 " Height x 1 1/2" Depth
Display Type Segmented LCD
Features Waterproof
Weather Alert
Material Polycarbonate
Scanning Modes Programmable Scan
Priority Scan
Dual-Watch
Transmit Power 5/1 Watt
Warranty Details Three Years Waterproof
Flat Rate
Weight 8.3 Ounces

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio
 
4.4

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (22)
  • Easy to use (20)
  • Clear signal (17)
  • Good audio (16)
  • Rugged (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (24)
  • Emergencies (8)
  • Small boats (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (21), Avid adventurer (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (23)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect Radio for My Application

Perfect Radio for communicating with race committee and other vessels for inland small sailboat racing_ 14'-22'. Although my only "Con" was no wrist strap or lanyard, there is a...Read complete review

Perfect Radio for communicating with race committee and other vessels for inland small sailboat racing_ 14'-22'. Although my only "Con" was no wrist strap or lanyard, there is a convenient hole on the belt clip to which one can attach an inexpensive lanyard/wrist strap, (which I did). It works perfectly. Great volume and clarity even on very windy days! Battery seems to hold charge forever. Switchable 1 or 5 watt for extended battery life. I use it mostly on 1 Watt setting for lake racing. It's still crystal clear and plenty loud for my use. Having also done plenty of W/L, "beer can" racing and distance ocean racing on big boats, I would imagine this radio to be equally effective on the 5 Watt setting. It's a "real" marine radio that is TRULY WATERPROOF AND FLOATS, made by a reputable marine radio manufacturer, at an unbelievable price point!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor users guide

The users guide uses tiny symbols for the buttons on the transceiver. While the text in the guide is easy to read even with my 62 year old eyes I cannot read the text...Read complete review

The users guide uses tiny symbols for the buttons on the transceiver. While the text in the guide is easy to read even with my 62 year old eyes I cannot read the text on the buttons in the guide even with my best reading glasses. This means I have to guess at which button to push based on the text I can read. In some cases this is impossible since you have to press two buttons for some operations. A work around is to download the users guide from their web site which I have done and then zoom 200% so I can read it. No-one should have to do this. Before I buy another SH transceiver I will inspect the guide first.

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5.0

Great radio at great price

By 1n1mm

from Lake Watauga

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

    Lake racing small sailboats

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Solid product for round the bouys sailboat racing .

    By Mark

    from Lake Norman

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Reliable
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

      Sailboat racing

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      good radio for the price...5 watts

      By Captn Joe

      from Crystal River Florida

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Reliable
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor
        • Small Boats

        Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

        boat to boat coastal fishing

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great Backup

        By pathfinder

        from Charleston SC

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Boating

          Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

          happy w/ product

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
           
          5.0

          Great product and value and it doesn't sink!!

          By none

          from Fort Lauderdale, FL

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Signal
          • Easy To Use
          • Good Audio
          • Lightweight
          • Rugged

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating
            • Emergencies
            • Hiking
            • Hunting

            Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

            none

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Light and Waterproof

            By Oz

            from Grays Harbor, WA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Clear Signal
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Audio
            • Lightweight
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating

              Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

              Got this to carry on extended day-sails on my Hobie cat, for emergency and weather. Can use the very strong clip to the outside of my dry bag, readily accessible and waterproof for capsizes/spray. Good battery life. Good product for the price.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              nfun to useuse

              By Harry

              from Aiea,HI

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clear Signal
              • Easy To Use
              • Good Audio
              • Lightweight
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Boating
                • Camping
                • Emergencies
                • Families

                Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

                Home & recreational.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Purchased at West Marine

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Great product

                By Djjson

                from Ocean springs ms

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Audio
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Boating

                  Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

                  In case of a breakdown or someone else has broke down

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  So far so good

                  By Skipper Jeff

                  from Livermore CA

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Clear Signal
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Audio
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Boating
                    • Emergencies

                    Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

                    Good reception, gives assurances of safety in unexpected emergencies.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Good Value

                    By Jon

                    from Connecticut

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Signal
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Boating

                      Comments about Standard Horizon HX150 Floating Handheld VHF Radio:

                      I wanted a floating HH VHF as a backup to our fixed mount radio. This was the least expensive and readily available when I needed it for a planned trip. We haven't owned it long but it's simple to use and has performed well. Having a HH has proven to be more convenient than I expected as well, allowing someone else to easily handle the radio while I'm busy at the helm.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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