Standard Horizon HX270S
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Standard Horizon HX270S VHF Handheld Radio

The Standard Horizon HX270S handheld VHF marine radio is submersible! This 5 watt portable VHF radio features a long lasting 18 hour 1400mAh nickel hydride battery, an oversized LCD display, 10 hour overnight battery charger for both DC and AC charging, and a belt clip to keep your radio close at all times.
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  • Included Ni-MH Battery Pack (7.2 V 1400 mAh), Dry cell Battery Pack and Drop-in 10 hour Charger with AC and DC Power Cable
  • Submersible (3 feet for 30 minutes)
  • 5 Watts Transmit Power
  • Highly Legible LCD with Automatic back light
  • NOAA Weather Alert, Scanning, Dual Watch and more


The Standard Horizon HX270S has all USA, Canadian and International VHF marine channels.

One button is dedicated to selecting distress channel 16 and hailing channel 9.

You can scan (programmable) any number of channels including channel 16 dual watch, and NOAA Weather channels with Weather alert.

The PRESET key allows you to easy recall 8 of your most used channels.

An easy to see battery life indicator on the LCD warns you when the radio's battery needs recharging.

BRAND: Standard Horizon
Type: VHF Handhand Radios
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Great Radio

By Electron3

from Cordova, Alaska

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  • Compact Design
  • Waterproof


    Best Uses

    • Canoeing
    • Personal Watercraft

    Comments about Standard Horizon HX270S VHF Handheld Radio:

    I have owned several marine handheld radios and after extensive testing the Standard 270 has much better performance than any other. It will pick up a much weaker signal than others.

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