Standard Horizon HX300 VHF marine radio is a handheld waterproof radio made from the highest quality materials with useful features and an easy-to-use interface. Considered one of the smallest and lightest VHF marine radios on the market today! The Standard Horizon HX300 boasts of its powerful lithium-ion battery that comes with its own USB charging system and rechargeable battery with belt clip.
The Standard HX300 is IPX8-rated waterproof which means it can be submerged in 5ft. of water for 30 minutes without damage. The HX300’s float and flash feature is very helpful during retrieval in case it falls overboard. The HX300’s E20 menu system makes the device easy to understand and operate while its loud internal speaker makes it possible to hear transmissions perfectly even during stormy or windy days on the water. With the inclusion of the NOAA weather channels, programmable scan, and Dual/Tri-Watch, the Standard HX300 easily becomes one of the highest-rated VHF marine radios for all your boating needs.
Other features include
- 5 Watt Transmit Power
- Selectable five-watt and one-watt transmit power output
- Volume & Squech indication on the display
- Preset Key
- Prest Channel Scan Function
- Removable Belt Clip - easy-grip belt clip for cold or wet hands
- Soft Rubber Antenna - comes with a flexible antenna that doesn’t break easily
- Hand Lanyard - attached to the belt clip for better use
- USB Charging Cable, USB Charger & Battery Pack - complete set of charging essentials
- Weight: 3.4 ounces
- Dimensions: 2.32”x 5.04”x1.3”
- Screen Size: 1 1/2" x 1"
- Scanning Modes: Programmable, Priority and Dual Watch
- Material: Polycarbonate housing, die-cast chassis
- Tactile Controls: On/off, channel up/down
- Battery Type: 1,650mAh 3.7V Lithium-ion
- Battery Life: More than 10 hours
Closing Thoughts and Suggestions
The Standard Horizon HX300 is a superb, all-in-one, VHF marine radio full of useful new features at the highest quality. It’s the perfect choice if you’re looking for a low-cost, mini-sized handheld VHF radio that will help make your boating experience more safe and secure.
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