Yaesu HX280E VHF Marine Transceiver

Yaesu HX280E VHF Marine Transceiver
£119.95 (Inc. VAT 20.00%)
Ex-VAT Price : £99.96
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NO LONGER AVAILABLE - OUT OF PRODUCTION

Slim, lightweight, waterproof with the quality and durability expected from Standard Horizon. The new HX280E is an affordable hand-held VHF radio that is very easy to use. With all the regular features, such as dual watch and user programmable scanning functions you also have the added function of a preset key that allows direct access to no less than 10 channels.
Slim, lightweight, waterproof with the quality and durability expected from Standard Horizon. The new HX280E is an affordable hand-held VHF radio that is very easy to use. With all the regular features, such as dual watch and user programmable scanning functions you also have the added function of a preset key that allows direct access to no less than 10 channels.

Battery life is critical for a hand-held, so the HX280E is supplied with a 7.4volt 1650mAh Lithium-Ion battery, which can power the radio for an impressive 13 hours on a single charge (based on a 5-5-90 duty cycle at 5 watts). There is also an optional battery tray (FBA-40) to enable the use of AA alkaline dry-cells.

Transmit power is switchable between Low (1W) and High (5W), and there is a time-out facility which limits transmission time to 5 minutes thus preventing unintentional (prolonged) transmissions. The internal speaker provides a powerful 700mW at full volume, making the HX280E ideal for even the noisiest of environments.

The sizeable orange LCD display features large digits, and has the added benefit of 5 level squelch and battery indicators. The keypad is backlit, and has been designed to be easy to use even with gloves on.

As with all Standard Horizon hand-helds, the radio is waterproof to IPX7, so can be submerged to 1 metre for 30 minutes.

The HX280E is supplied as a complete kit, including the antenna, lithium-ion battery, belt clip, AC charger, and a charging cradle.

The HX280E is backed by Standard Horizon's three-year waterproof guarantee.


- Power Output: 5/1W @ 7.4V
- Frequency ranges: TX: 156.025 157.425 MHz RX: 156.050 163.275 MHz
- Battery: 1650mAH Lithium-ion
- Size: 56 x 133 x 27.5mm Weight: 310 grammes
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