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Standard Horizon HX890 Floating Handheld VHF Radio w/ GPS, DSC and FM Receiver

Standard Horizon HX890 Floating Handheld VHF Radio w/ GPS, DSC and FM Receiver

  • Built-In GPS, DSC, FM, Two Scrambler Systems Built In
  • Transmit Power: 1 / 2 / 6 Watts Selectable, Battery Life: 11 Hours @ 6 W
  • Dimensions: 5.43" H x 2.60" W x 1.5" D, Select Color
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      Standard Horizon HX890 Floating Handheld VHF Radio w/ GPS, DSC and FM Receiver
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    Our Price: $199.99
      Standard Horizon HX890 Floating Handheld VHF Radio w/ GPS, DSC and FM Receiver
      *In Stock!*
    Our Price: $199.99
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    The Standard Horizon HX890 handheld, floating, 6-watt, Class H, DSC VHF/GPS has some prominent updated features built in, including two scrambler systems a 4-code CVS2500A and a 32-code FVP-42 scrambler for secure communications, and an FM receiver for those times when you want to kick back and listen to some tunes rather than chatter.

    Other notable features include: Switchable daytime or nighttime mode, waypoint and route navigation, and group monitor function utilizing DSC Group position call. In addition, the HX890 is redesigned with a new ergonomic case, and has been rigorously tested to conform with Military Standard MIL-STD-810F.

    The HX890 comes packaged with all the accessories, including the rechargeable Li-ion battery, alkaline battery tray, 110V wall charger, 220V adapter, charging cradle, 12V charger, PC programming cable, and belt clip with lanyard. And it's backed by our industry-leading, 3-year waterproof warranty.


    • 6-watt transmit power output (selectable 6/ 2/ 1 W)
    • 700mW Loud Audio and Noise Canceling Function for both TX/RX audio
    • Rugged case construction conforms to Military Standard MIL-STD-810F
    • Available in navy blue or black
    • Submersible IPX8 construction, floatable
    • DSC (Digital Selective Calling) ITU-R M.493 Class-H operation
    • Rounded case design provides excellent ergonomics (5.43" H x 2.60" W x 1.50" D)
    • Integrated, highly sensitive 66 channel WAAS GPS receiver
      • Allows HX890 to lock on to position quickly, accurately with position information displayed clearly to allow user to share position information using DSC and navigate to waypoints using waypoint navigation feature
    • 11-hour operating time with 1800mAh high capacity Li-ion battery
    • Easy-to-operate menu system with large (1.7" x 1.7") full-dot matrix display
      • Menu system makes this the most intuitive handheld on market. DSC calling, position sharing, waypoint and route navigation, navigation to DSC distress call can all be performed with a few simple steps.
    • Selectable Display Mode - Day & Night Mode
      • One of the largest displays in a handheld VHF radio combined with  greater (dot matrix) resolution and super bright backlight for improved viewing day or night
    • Waypoint and Route Navigation
    • Group Monitor Function utilizing DSC Group Position Call
      • Advanced feature allows continuous tracking and position display of up to 9 pre-selected vessels with their position displayed on  compass page relative to your location
    • MOB (Man over Board) feature
    • Water Activated Emergency "WHITE" Strobe Light
      • If the radio falls in the water an emergency strobe light is automatically activated, even when the unit is turned off!!! The strobe can be reconfigured to flash on and off, flash SOS, or set to stay on continuously.
    • Two Scrambler Systems built-in: 4-code CVS2500A & 32-code FVP-42
    • Versatile scanning operation (Dual Watch and Triple Watch)
    • NOAA weather channels with weather alert
    • FM Broadcast Radio Receiver
    • Micro USB Data jack for PC programming
    • 3-Year waterproof warranty

    For further details see Product Brochure

    For further details see Owner's Manual and Installation Guide


    • Frequency Range: (Frequency differs in some regions)
      • TX: 156.025 MHz - 161.600 MHz
      • RX: 156.050 MHz - 163.275 MHz (USA / International, Including WX channels)
    • Channel Spacing: 25 kHz
    • Frequency Stability: ±3 ppm (4° F to +140° F [20° C to +60° C])
    • Emission Type: 16K0G3E for Voice, 16K0G2B for DSC
    • Antenna Impedance: 50 Ω
    • Supply Voltage:7.4 Volt DC, Negative Ground (Battery Terminal)
    • Current Consumption:
      • 380 mA (Receive)
      • 130 mA (Standby, GPS On)
      • 110 mA (Standby, GPS Off)
      • 1.6 Amp / 1.0 Amp / 0.7 Amp
      • (TX: 6 Watt (5 Watt)* / 2 Watt / 1 Watt)
    • Operating Temperature: 4° F to +140° F (20° C to +60° C)
    • DSC Individual Directory: Store up to 100 Identities
    • DSC Group Directory: Store up to 30 Groups
    • DSC Format: ITU-R M.493-14
    • NMEA Output: DSC, DSE, GLL, GGA, GSA, GSV, and RMC
    • Case Size (W x H x D): 2.60" x 5.43" x 1.50" (66 mm x 138 mm x 38 mm) (w/o knob & antenna)
    • Weight: 10.94 oz (310 g) (Including: SBR-13LI, hand strap, belt clip & antenna) *(5 W TX required in Some Countries)
      • RF Power Output:
        • 6 Watt (5 W)* (HIGH)
        • 2 Watt (MEDIUM)
        • 1 Watt (LOW) (@7.4V)
      • Modulation Type: Variable Reactance
      • Maximum Deviation:: ±5 kHz
      • Spurious Emission: Less than 0.25 μW
      • Microphone Impedance: 2 kΩ *(5 W TX required in Some Countries) 104
    • RECEIVER (for Voice and DSC)
      • Circuit Type: Double-Conversion Superheterodyne
      • Intermediate Frequencies:
        • Voice 1st: 38.85 MHz 2nd: 450 kHz
        • DSC 1st: 30.4 MHz 2nd: 450 kHz
      • Sensitivity:
        • Voice: 0.25 μV for 12 dB SINAD (U.S.A.)
          • -5 dBμ for 20 dB SINAD (EXP)
        • DSC: 0.5 μV for 12 dB SINAD (U.S.A.)
          • 0 dBμ for 20 dB SINAD (EXP)
      • Adjacent Channel Selectivity: 70 dB typical
      • Intermodulation: 70 dB typical
      • Hum & Noise Ratio: 45 dB typical
      • Selectivity: 12 kHz / 25 kHz (6 dB / 60 dB)
      • AF Output (Internal SP): 700 mW @16 Ω for 10 % THD (@7.4 V)
    • GPS
      • Receiver Channels: 66 Channels
      • Sensitivity: Less than 147 dBm
      • Time to First Fix: 1 min typical (@Cold Start) 5 sec typical (@Hot Start)
      • Geodetic Datum: WGS84
      • Frequency Range: 65 MHz - 108 MHz
      • Frequency Step: 100 kHz
      • Sensitivity: 1.0 μV for 12 dB SINAD


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