Standard Horizon HX290 Floating Handheld VHF Radio

Standard Horizon HX290 Floating Handheld VHF Radio
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Part # HX290, List Price: $216.64 ValueShip™ Eligible
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HX290 Floating Handheld VHF Radio

The HX290 is an extremely affordable 5W FLOATING handheld VHF. It has an oversized easy to read backlit display and looks great in the hands of any mariner. The HX290 is value packaged with an 1150mAh Lithium-ion non memory rechargeable battery, rugged belt clip, 110 VAC and 12V DC trickle chargers and a drop-in charging cradle. Other great features include Programmable Scan, Dual Watch, Ch16 Priority Scan, NOAA weather channels with weather alert, selectable 5 and 1 Watt transmit power, 10-favorite channel preset key and a battery life indicator. The HX290 is backed by an industry leading 3-year waterproof warranty.

Features:
  • Floating
  • Submersible JIS-8 1.5M (4.92Ft) for 30 minutes
  • Slim, form fitting case design
  • Selectable 5 and 1 Watt transmit power output
  • Supplied with a 1150mAh Lithium-ion battery, 110 VAC and 12 VDC chargers and a cradle
  • Huge channel display
  • All USA/Internation and Canadian Marine Channels
  • Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual Watch
  • NOAA Weather channels and Weather Alert
  • Key lock
  • Squelch level on display
  • Low battery indicator
  • Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
  • Optional FBA-40 Alkaline Battery tray available
  • 3-Year Waterproof Warranty


Material: Polycarbonate housing, die-cast chassis Controls: On/Off volume knob, 9-button keypad
Scanning Modes: Programmable, Priority Scan and Dual Watch
Weather Alert: Yes
Antenna: Flexible whip
Transmit Power: 5/1 Watt
Battery Type: Lithium-ion
Waterproof: Meets JIS-8 waterproofing standard
Dimensions: 2.33(W) x 5.23(H) x 1.85(D)
Display Type: LCD
Screen Size: 1.5 (W) x 1 (H)
Weight: 13.4 oz.
Included Equipment: 1150 mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack, charging cradle, 110VAC and 12V DC chargers, antenna and belt clip Warranty: 3 years, including water damage, after warranty a $65 flat rate covers the repair
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Good Radio
by Jay from Bessemer, Michigan on May 27, 2013
Great little radio for the price. I share the radio with my father. He has a fishing boat and I have a sailboat. The radio is used primarly for backup, but I like to carry it around with me in the marina.
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