First portable marine transceiver capable of receiving AM, FM
and Aeronautical bands. Imagine being in a small vessel and
wanting to listen to music and news broadcasts. With the HX471S,
simply press the BAND key to select the FM band and tune to your
favorite channel. Want to listen to a ball game on the AM
Broadcast band? You CAN with the HX471S. The HX471S even allows
you to monitor the AM Aeronautical band. Simply put, the HX471S
allows you to monitor a range of frequencies previously
unavailable in any Portable Marine VHF!
Packaged with a 1300mA Lithium-Ion battery, the HX470S will
deliver 10-12 hours of operation off a single charge. In
addition the Lithium-Ion battery never will develop a "memory"
inhibiting it's ability to deliver a complete day of service.
Attaching either 110VAC or 12VDC cable to the NMEA Charging
Cradle allows the Lithium-Ion battery to be rapid charged within
Engineered for unparalleled reliability, the HX470S is designed
to exceed submersions of 3 feet for 30 minutes.
Three Year Waterproof Warranty
Because the HX470S is built better, it's backed better. If the
STANDARD HORIZON HX470S fails for any reason (including water
damage) during normal use in the first three years of ownership,
STANDARD HORIZON will repair or replace it free. If it fails any
time thereafter in normal use for as the original purchaser owns
the radio, STANDARD HORIZON's Lifetime Flat rate Service Program
will cover it. The flat rate is determined at the time of
Digital Selective Calling Distress Call (DSC)
The HX471S is supplied with a NMEA Charging cradle that allows
the radio to be connected to any GPS. Connecting the HX471S to a
GPS allows your position of your vessel to be stored inside the
HX471S. In the event of an emergency, simply grab the HX471S
lift the Distress cover and depress the the DISTRESS Key and a
DSC Distress call containing your position will be transmitted
along with the high intensity Strobe light. ANOTHER INDUSTRY
Since the HX471S can be legally used while on water or land,
STANDARD HORIZON has included a unique Distress Beacon. The
HX471S features a high intensity strobe. Allowing you to visually
signal a rescue party 1 mile or more away.
Marine VHF & FRS
Having a portable radio able to communicate on different bands,
the possibilities are endless. Want to communicate with another
vessel? You CAN with the HX471S. Want to communicate from you
vessel to family or friends from shore? You CAN using the FRS
band. Want a submersible radio to take along hiking, skiing,
hunting or caravanning? You can have it all with the HX471S!
Rigged Magnesium Die-Cast Construction
The HX471S utilizes a high impact, non-corrosive die-cast
chassis. This unique case insures the HX471S will withstand the
physical abuse a Portable receives from being dropped or banged
on a deck of a boat.