Powerful 6W Handheld VHF with an Internal GPS that Floats.
Whether it is a main source of communication or a back up, the Standard Horizon HX851 will get the job done. The HX851S is a compact handheld VHF radio, just 2.46”w x 5.57”h and weighs only 11.8 ounces and it floats. The user selectable power can transmit at 1, 2.5, 5 and 6 watts of power, giving the HX851 excellent range and power saving options. Standard Horizon even added a glow in the dark gasket so you can find your radio when you don’t have light available.
VHF with Enhanced GPS Capabilities.
Not only does the built in GPS enable the HX851 to send DSC calls for the ultimate in safety, but it can also store and help you navigate to your favorite fishing hole. The Standard 851S can store 200 waypoints and will help you navigate to them. If a DSC call comes in you can even have it navigate you there. The HX851S has a unique compass display that will guide you to the destination you have set.
Packed with Other Great Capabilities.
Other features include a built in SOS strobe light that is activated when the 851S is submersed in water. The HX851 has a large LCD display, with volume, squelch and battery life indicators. The HX851 has a programmable scan and an ergonomic shape with rubber armor providing a non-slip grip.