Standard Horizon HX851 Handheld VHF & GPS
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Standard Horizon HX851 Floating Handheld VHF/GPS DSC Radio

The Standard Horizon HX851 is a tough and durable floating hand held VHF unlike any other on the market. With GPS capability, waypoint navigation, built-in compass, and DSC distress calling, the HX851 offers the versatility of three devices packed into one small handheld radio.

The HX851 features an internal 12-channel GPS receiver to allow the radio to transmit a DSC distress, position report or send calls with your coordinates. This handheld device is ergonomically designed with a rubberized armor for a non-slip grip and offers 6W of transmitting power.

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  • Standard Horizon HX851 Features Include:
  • FLOATING - Submersible JIS-7 / IPX7 (3.3 feet for 30 minutes)
  • Built-in 12 Channel GPS Receiver
  • Luminescent Glow in the dark gasket
  • Waypoint entry (200 waypoints)
  • Waypoint navigation with a unique compass display
  • Navigate to DSC Position Request call
  • 6 Watt Transmit power
  • Large easy to read LCD with Full dot matrix display (132 x 64 dot)
  • Ergonomically shaped with Rubber Armor for Non-slip Grip
  • DSC functions include: Distress call with position, All ships, Urgency, Safety, Individual call, Position Request, Position Report and Group call
  • Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual Watch
  • Volume & Squelch indication on display
  • NMEA output on cradle of DSC, DSE, GLL, RMC, GSA, GSV and GGA
  • Programmable channel names
  • Battery life indication
  • Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
  • Water activated SOS Strobe light
  • NOAA Weather channels and Weather Alert
  • Selectable Power Output 6/5/2.5/1 Watt
  • 3 Year Waterproof Warranty


Because the HX851 is built better, it's backed better. If your Standard Horizon HX851 ever fails for any reason including water damage during normal use in the first three years, STANDARD HORIZON will repair or replace it free, without hassle or charges...period! If it fails thereafter in normal use it for the life time of the product it is covered by Standard Horizon's Lifetime Flat Rate Service and Customer Loyalty Programs.

BRAND: Standard Horizon
Type: VHF Handheld Radios
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