Standard Horizon HX280S VHF Radio

5019-709
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Description

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Slim enough to slip into a PFD pocket, powerful enough to go 13 hours on a single charge, and submersible enough to swim three feet under for half an hour, the HX280S is a paddlers' VHF radio.

  • Programmable scanning/dual watch.
  • NOAA weather alert.
  • Preset key used to recall up to 10 favourite channels.
  • 1650mAh lithium ion battery lasts more than 13 hours on a charge.
  • Selectable 5 and 1 Watt transmit power output saves power.
  • Submersible to 3 feet for 30 minutes.
  • Comes with AC and DC chargers, charging cradle, and belt clip.
  • Optional alkaline battery tray (FBA-40) available for back-up power or long trips away from recharging options.

Tech specs

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Dimensions 5.6 x 2.8 x 13.3cm
Headphone jack

Permits the user to use headphones.

No
Batteries Lithium-ion 1600mAh (included)
Light

Produces a useable light source.

No
Hand crank

Charges the radio's internal battery.

No
Battery charge indicator

An LED that indicates when the battery is charged.

Yes
Weather band

Airs weather reports and emergency weather information.

Yes
AC input

Permits the unit to be charged by an AC adapter.

Yes
USB output

Permits the unit to charge USB-powered devices.

No
Solar power charger

Solar panel charges built-in battery.

No
AM/FM No
AUX input

Auxiliary input permits external audio source to be plugged into the radio.

No
Made in China