Standard Horizon HX850S Handheld VHF Radio


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  • Built-in Parallel 12 Channel GPS Receiver
  • DSC Distress call, Urgency, Safety, Postion Report and Reply and Individual calling
  • 6 Watt Transmit power
  • Volume & Squelch indication on display
  • NMEA output of DSC, DSE, GLL, RMC, GSA, GSV and GGA
  • Channel names on display
  • NOAA Weather Channels
  • SOS Strobe light
  • 1150 mAh Rechargeable Li-Ion battery
  • 110 VAC and 12 VDC Chargers included
  • Position information shown on the display
  • Case dimensions: 2.44″W x 5.57″H x 1.61″D
  • Keylock

Practical Sailor Awards
Editors Choice Award – September 2009

Shelling out a few extra bucks for a high-end handheld VHF ($140 to $350) will get you added features and upgrades. We tested eight radios in this category in the July 2009 issue, with the GPS-equipped Standard Horizon HX850S taking class honors.

Best Choice Award – July 2009
The HX850S garnered the Best Choice award for its unique features and top-notch performance.

SAIL Magazine 2009 Pittman Innovation Award