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HX470S Submersible 5 Watt Marine VHF

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Standard Horizon HX470S Handheld VHF

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Standard Horizon HX470S Handheld VHF

1st Portable Marine transceiver capable of transmitting and receiving on Marine VHF, Family Radio Service (FRS).

Digital Selective Calling (DSC)

The HX470S is supplied with a NMEA Charging cradle that allows the radio to be connected to any GPS. Connecting the HX470S to a GPS allows your position of your vessel to be stored inside the HX470S. In the event of an emergency, simply grab the HX470S lift the Distress cover and depress the the DISTESS Key and a DSC Distress call containing your position will be transmitted along with the high intensity Strobe light. ANOTHER INDUSTRY 1st!!!

Distress Beacon

Since the HX470S can be legally used while on water or land, STANDARD HORIZON has included a unique Distress Beacon. The HX470S features a high intensity strobe. Allowing you to visually signal a rescue party 1 mile or more away.

Dual Band Operation

Having a portable radio able to communicate on different bands, the possibilities are endless. Want to communicate with another vessel? You CAN with the HX470S. 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 HX470S!

Rugged Magnesium Die-Cast Construction

The HX470S utilizes a high impact, non-corrosive die-cast chassis. This unique case insures the HX470S will withstand the physical abuse a Portable receives from being dropped or banged on a deck of a boat.


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 HX470S, 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 HX470S. The HX470S even allows you to monitor the AM Aeronautical band. Simply put, the HX470S allows you to monitor a range of frequencies previously unavailable in any Portable Marine VHF!

Value Packaging

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 3 hours.


Engineered for unparalleled reliability, the HX470S is designed to exceed submersions of 3 feet for 30 minutes.

3 Year 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 original purchase.

Includes FNB-80LI, E-DC-19, NC-72B, CLIP-14 and CD-25

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Last modified:  June 24, 2015

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