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Standard Horizon HX870E Floating Handheld VHF with Internal GPS

Cat.No:  69704N

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The HX870E Floating Class D DSC VHF handheld features a 66-channel WAAS GPS receiver allowing the radio to transmit a DSC distress call with your vessels position or navigate to a waypoint.

With DSC calling, position sharing, waypoint and route navigation, navigation to DSC distress call can all be performed with just a few simple steps making the HX870E perfect for everyday use or adding to your ditch bag.

The radio is designed to be a work horse, starting with the die-cast chassis and the IPX8 submersible waterproof rating of 4.92 feet for 30 minutes, to the 5 Watts (Australian Version) of transmitting power and the long lasting 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery.

The HX870E is also capable of entering and saving up to 200 waypoints and 20 routes, which may be selected for navigating to via the radios unique compass page which shows your vessels SOG, COG, BRG (Bearing) and DST (Distance) to the waypoint.


  • Meets ITU-R M.493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
  • Built in the Separate CH70 Receiver for receiving DSC Calls
  • Integrated 66 Channel WAAS GPS antenna with logger memories
  • Oversized full dot matrix display (1.7” (W) x 1.7” (H) or 2.3” diagonal)
  • Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System
  • Navigate to a DSC Distress Call with Compass Page
  • GM (Group Monitor) using DSC Group Position Call
  • DSC Test Call and Auto DSC Channel Change Selection
  • Automatically poll the GPS position of ships using DSC
  • Enter, Save, and Navigate to a waypoint with Compass Page
  • MOB (Man Over Board) Function
  • Water-Activated Emergency Strobe Light
  • 5 W Transmit Power (Australian Version)
  • Navigation (LAT/LON, SOG, and COG) information shown on display
  • Submersible IPX8 / (1.5M 4.92 feet for 30 minutes)
  • Noise cancelling Function for Receiver and Transmitter Audio
  • USB Data Port - NMEA sentence Output DSC, DSE, GLL, RMC, GSA, GSV and GGA (9600 baud),
    and download GPS logged Data
  • NOAA Weather Channels with Weather Alert
  • Programmable Scan, Priority Scan, and Dual and Triple Watch
  • Preset key used to recall up to 10 favourite channels
  • Supplied with a 7.4 V 1800 mAh Li-ion Battery, AC and DC 3-hour quick chargers


pdf download icon  HX870E_Owners_Manual


  • Weight: 322 Grams
  • Dimensions: 62 x 138 x 43mm
  • Display Size: 2.3" High Visibility LCD
  • Battery Life: Up to 9 Hours
  • Waterproof: Yes (IPX8 - 1.5 Metres for 30 minutes)
  • Temperature Rating: -20°C to +60°C
  • NMEA 0183: No
  • NMEA 2000: No
  • DSC (Digital Selective Calling): Yes
  • Frequency Bands: International, USA, Canada / TX: 156.025–157.425 MHz / RX: 156.050–163.275 MHz
  • Operating Voltage: At 7.4V DC / TX 5W: 1.6 Amp / TX 2W: 1.0 Amp / TX 1W: 700mA / RX Internal Speaker: 330mA / RX Internal Speaker: 330mA / Standby GPS on: 100mA / Standby GPS off: 60mA
  • Antenna Impedance: 50Ω
  • Output Power: (Hi/Mid/Low) 5W / 2W / 1W
  • External Speaker: No
  • Internal Speaker: 700mW
  • Dual Watch: Yes
  • Tri-Watch: Yes
  • Warranty: 3 Year
  • Operators Licence Required: Yes

What's in The Box

  • HX870E Radio
  • Antenna
  • 7.4 V 1800 mAh Li-ion Battery Pack
  • 12V Charger-Cradle
  • 120V AC Wall Charger
  • DC Cable with 12V Cigarette Lighter Plug
  • Alkaline Battery Case for AAA x 5
  • Belt Clip
  • Hand Strap
  • USB Cable
  • Owner’s Manual
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