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Standard Horizon HX870E Handheld VHF with DSC

Standard Horizon HX870E Handheld VHF with DSC
Standard Horizon HX870E Handheld VHF with DSC
Sorry - discontinued. Superseded by HX890E
Your Price: £209.95
inc VAT for UK customers
Ex-VAT (outside UK): £174.96
The HX870E DSC VHF handheld features a 66-channel WAAS GPS receiver allowing the radio to transmit a DSC distress call with your vessels position or navigate to a waypoint. The large full dot matrix LCD (4.3cm square) and Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System makes this the most intuitive handheld on the market: DSC calling, position sharing, waypoint and route navigation, navigation to DSC distress call can all be performed with just a few simple steps making the HX870E perfect for everyday use or adding to your grab bag
MPN: HX870E
Product Details
The HX870E is designed to be a work horse, starting with the die-cast chassis and the IPX8 submersible waterproof rating of 1.5m for 30 minutes, to the 6 Watts of transmit power and the long lasting 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery. The HX870 is also capable of entering and saving up to 200 waypoints and 20 routes, which may be selected for navigating to via the radios unique compass page which shows your vessels SOG, COG, BRG (Bearing) and DST (Distance) to the waypoint. The compass page can display the position of up to 9 vessels in proximity to you via the new GM (Group Monitoring) feature. Advanced features include: Full dot matrix display with channel names, Position request and Position report, 10 channel preset key selection, USB Data Port, GPS Position Logger, water activated SOS strobe light (the radio will turn on and flash SOS even if dropped in the water while the radio is turned off), NOAA Weather with Weather Alert, programmable Memory and Priority Scan, Dual and Tri Watch scan functions.

The HX870 is supplied with a high capacity1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery, 240VAC and 12VDC 3-hour quick chargers, and an Alkaline Battery Tray (AAAx5).  The HX870 is backed by an industry leading 3-year waterproof warranty.

Features:
Meets ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
Separate Receiver for CH70 (Receiving DSC Calls)
Integrated 66 Channel WAAS GPS receiver
Oversized full dot matrix display (4.3cm square)
Easy to Use Icon/Menu System
Navigate to a DSC Distress Call with Compass Page
GM (Group Monitor) using DSC Group Position Call
DSC Test Call and Auto DSC Channel Change Selection
Automatically poll the GPS position of a ship using DSC
Enter, Save, and Navigate to a waypoint with Compass Page
MOB (Man Over Board) Function
Water Activated Emergency Strobe Light
1W, 2W or 6W Transmit Power options
Navigation (LAT/LON, SOG, and COG) information shown on display
Submersible IPX8 waterproof rating (1.5m feet for 30 minutes)
Noise-canceling Function for both transmit and receive audio
All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels
USB Data Port â€" NMEA Output DSC, DSE, GLL, RMC, GSA, GSV and GGA (9600 baud)
NOAA Weather Channel with Weather Alert
Programmable Scan, Priority Scan, and Dual and Tri Watch
Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
Supplied with a 1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery, 220/240VAC and 12VDC 3-hour quick chargers, Alkaline Battery Tray

Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System
Forget about trying to memorise the owners manual. A brand new Easy to Operate Menu system makes this the most intuitive handheld on the market. DSC calling, position sharing, waypoint and route navigation, navigation to DSC distress call can all be performed with just a few simple steps.
GM (Group Monitor) using DSC Group Position Call
This new advanced feature allows you to continuously track and display position information of up to 9 pre-selected vessels. Their position information is displayed on the compass page relative to your location on the display.
Water Activated Emergency Strobe Light
If the radio falls in the water an emergency strobe light is automatically activated, even when the unit is turned off. The strobe can be reconfigured to flash on and off, flash SOS, or set to stay on continuously.
Integrated 66 Channnel WAAS GPS receiver
A highly sensitive 66 channel WAAS GPS receiver allows the HX870E to lock on to a position quickly and accurately. With position information displayed clearly on the display the user will be able to share position information using DSC and navigate to waypoints using the waypoint navigation feature of the radio.
Oversized full dot matrix display
The HX870E boasts one of the largest displays in a hand held VHF radio, measuring 4.3cm square. With a larger display, greater resolution, and a super bright backlight there will be no mistaking the information displayed day or night.
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