STANDARD HORIZON
HX890NB Floating 6 Watt Class H DSC Handheld VHF/GPS Radio

$199.99

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Model # 19296904 | Mfg # HX890NB | UPC # 788026166435

The new Standard Horizon HX890 shares all the same capabilities of the extremely popular HX870, with the addition of some great new features. Some prominent new features include two scrambler systems built in, both a 4 code CVS2500A and a 32 code FVP-42 scrambler system ensure secure communications out on the water. Another new feature includes a built in FM Broacast band receiver, during times when radio communication is not necessary, relax with some music on the FM Radio broadcast bands.

  • Switchable daytime or nighttime mode
  • Waypoint and route navigation
  • Group monitor function utilizing DSC Group position call

The new HX890 has also been redesigned with a new ergonomic case design, and has been rigorously tested to conform with the Militay Standard (MIL-STD-810F).

The feature packed HX890 comes packaged with all the accesories including the rechargeable Li-Ion battery, Alkaline battery tray, 110V wall charger, 220V adapter, charging cradle, 12V charger, PC programming cable and belt lip with lanyard, and it's backed by our industry leading 3 year waterproof warranty.

Features:

  • 6W transmit power output (Selectable 6/ 2/ 1 W)
  • 700mW Loud Audio and Noise Canceling Function for both TX/RX audio
  • Rugged case construction conforms to Military Standard (MIL-STD-810F)
  • Submersible IPX8 Construction and it floats
  • DSC (Digital Selective Calling) ITU-R M.493 Class-H Operation
  • 2.60" Width x 5.43" Height x 1.50" Depth – Round Case Design provides excellent ergonomics
  • Built-in Integrated 66 channel WAAS GPS Receiver
  • 11-hour Operating Time with 1800mAh high capacity Li-ion battery
  • Easy to Operate Menu System with a large (1.7" x 1.7") Full-dot matrix display
  • Selectable Display Mode - Day & Night Mode
  • Waypoint and Route navigation
  • Group Monitor Function utilizing DSC Group Position Call
  • MOB (Man over Board) feature
  • Water Activated Emergency "WHITE" Strobe Light
  • Two Scrambler Systems built-in – 4-code CVS2500A & 32-code FVP-42
  • Versatile Scanning operation (Dual Watch and Triple Watch)
  • NOAA Weather Channels with Weather Alert
  • FM Broadcast Radio Receiver
  • Micro USB Data jack for PC programming
  • 3 Year Waterproof Warranty

Specs

HX890NB Floating 6 Watt Class H DSC Handheld VHF/GPS Radio

Name Value
Battery Life 11 Hours
GPS/DSC Yes
Waterproof Yes
Floating Yes
Transmit Power 1/2/6 Watt
Scanning Modes Programmable Scan
Priority Scan
Dual-Watch
Tri-Watch
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Material Polycarbonate (Housing)
Dimensions 2.6" x 5.43" x 1.5" (without knob and antenna)
Features Standard AAA Batteries
Emergency Strobe Light
Flashes When Floating
GPS DSC
Noise Canceling Microphone
Speaker-Clearing Function
Waterproof
Weather Alert
Warranty Details Three Years Waterproof

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