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Standard Horizon

HX870E Floating Class D DSC Handheld VHF Wi

Catalogue Code: 200329
£ 179.95 Out Of Stock
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Description
Standard Horizon HX870E Floating Class D DSC Handheld VHF Wi
A second generation DSC handheld VHF with in-built 66 channel GPS. The HX870 features a new oversized full dot matrix LCD (43.2mm (W) x 42.3mm (H) or 2.3” diagonal) and easy to operate soft key icon/menu system. 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 HX870 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 6 watts of transmit power and the long lasting 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery. The HX870 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. The compass page can also display the position of up to 9 vessels in proximity to you via the new GM (Group Monitoring) feature.

Advanced features include: Full dot matrix display with channel names, Position request and Position report, 10 channel preset key selection, USB Data Port, GPS Position Logger, water activated SOS strobe light (the radio will turn on and flash SOS even if dropped in the water while the radio is turned off), NOAA Weather with Weather Alert, programmable Memory and Priority Scan, Dual and Tri Watch scan functions. Supplied with a high capacity1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery, 230VAC and 12VDC 3-hour quick chargers, and an Alkaline Battery Tray (AAAx5). The HX870 is backed by an industry leading 3-year waterproof warranty.

Features:
• Meets ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
• Separate Receiver for CH70 (Receiving DSC Calls)
• Integrated 66 Channel WAAS GPS receiver
• 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 a ship using DSC
• Enter, Save, and Navigate to a waypoint with Compass Page
• MOB (Man Over Board) Function
• Water Activated Emergency Strobe Light even when the radio is turned off
• 6W Transmit Power
• Navigation (LAT/LON, SOG, and COG) information shown on display
• Submersible IPX8 waterproof rating (1.5M or 4.92 feet for 30 minutes)
• Noise-canceling Function for both transmit and receive audio
• All International/USA and Canadian Marine Channels
• UK M1 & M2 Channels
• ATIS mode for European Inland Waterways
• USB Data Port – NMEA Output DSC, DSE, GLL, RMC, GSA, GSV and GGA (9600 baud)
• Programmable Scan, Priority Scan, and Dual and Tri Watch
• Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
• Supplied with a 1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery, 230VAC and 12VDC 3-hour quick chargers
• Alkaline Battery Tray
• Weight: 322g

*As rated in PBO November 2016 Issue
Availability
Stock Availability

Due to Covid-19, our store staff are working a reduced rota. As such we won't be offering our ship to store service until our stores are back to full capacity.

This item is currently not available to purchase.

Size Guide

Men's Size Guide

  To Fit Height To Fit Chest
X SMALL 5'2" - 5'4" 34 - 36"
SMALL 5'5" - 5'7" 36 - 38"
MEDIUM 5'7" - 5'10" 38 - 40"
LARGE 5'11" - 6'1" 41 - 43"
X LARGE 6'1" - 6'3" 44 - 46"
X LARGE 6'3" - 6'5" 46 - 48"

 

Shoe Sizes

UK EURO MENS US LADIES US
3.5 36   5.5
4 37   6
4.5 37.5   6.5
5 38 5.5 7
5.5 38.5 6 7.5
6 39.5 6.5 8
6.5 40 7 8.5
7 40.5 7.5 9
7.5 41.5 8 9.5
8 42 8.5 10
8.5 42.5 9  
9 43 9.5  
9.5 44 10  
10 44.5 10.5  
10.5 45 11  
11 45.5 11.5  
11.5 46.5 12  
12 47 12.5  
12.5 47.5 13  
13 48 13.5  
14 50 14.5  
Delivery & Returns
Delivery

Due to curent events Force 4 Mail order are running as normal, but due to staff shortages we have turned off Next Day Delivery

 

Our Mail Order team ship chandlery, yacht parts and sailing clothing around the world. We use the best value couriers available, and we will endeavour to get your products to you as quickly and as cost effectively as possible.

UK Standard Delivery

  • UK Mainland 0 - 1Kg (small jiffy) £3.95 Royal Mail Service 3- 5 working days
  • UK Mainland 1 - 25Kg £5.95 Courier service with signature 3- 5 working days
  • UK Mainland 25Kg+ Price on request
  • UK Mainland Next Day 0 - 25Kg £9.95 Courier service with signature
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands 0 - 1Kg (small jiffy) £3.95 Royal Mail Service 3- 5 working days
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands 1 - 20Kg £9.95 Courier service with signature 3- 5 working days
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands 20Kg+ Price on request
  • Channel Islands 0 - 1Kg (small jiffy) £5.95 Royal Mail Service 3- 5 working days
  • Channel Islands 1 - 20Kg £13.50 Courier service with signature 3- 5 working days
  • Channel Islands 20Kg+ Price on request ​

UK Exceptional Delivery

  • UK Mainland; Antifoul & paints £5.95
  • UK Mainland; Inflatable dinghy £10.00
  • UK Mainland; Liferafts £15.00
  • UK Mainland; Flares £20.00
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands; Antifoul & paints £9.95
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands; Inflatable dinghy price on request
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands; Liferafts price on request
  • Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands; Flares not available to ship at this time
  • Channel Islands; Antifoul & paints £13.50
  • Channel Islands; Inflatable dinghy price on request Channel Islands; Flares not available to ship at this time

For further delivery information click here.

Returns

Standard Returns

If you are not entirely happy with your purchase, we will exchange or refund your goods in full, provided that the items are returned within 14 days of receipt.*

Please check the condition of goods on arrival - we are unable to accept goods damaged during shipping after 14 days.

Returned goods must be packaged securely, with all original packaging undamaged and in a saleable condition i.e. shoe boxes must be in the same condition as when received.

Goods must be unused and security seals intact.*

If you would like to return goods because they were ordered incorrectly or if clothing does not fit, return postage will be at your expense. If you would like us to replace the goods with another size or colour, we will charge carriage on the replacement.

Please be aware that some navigational and safety products may be dated, and as such a full refund may in some cases not be possible. If you are purchasing dated navigational charts we suggest you contact us for more information.

Faulty Goods

If you receive your goods and believe them to be faulty, please contact us straight away with a brief description of the problem. If we require you to return the product for a replacement, we will send you a pre-paid Royal Mail label for delivery back to us. Unfortuantely we cannot send the courier back to collect the items.

Returning goods to Force 4 is easy!

  1. Please contact us by ringing 0345 1300 710 or email on returns@force4.co.uk. This way we'll be able to determine whether you would like to return the product for a refund or whether you'd like to exchange the product. We are unable to process the return of faulty goods that we're not expecting.
  2. We'll then give you a returns number. This returns number will need to be clearly marked on the outside of your parcel so it can be identified on arrival. Please note, failure to mark a returns reference number on the outside of your parcel may result in a delay in processing your return.
  3. Don't forget your proof of postage, just in case!
  4. Once we receive the item we'll be able to proceed with a refund or an exchange.

*this excludes faulty goods with manufacturers defects. If goods are found to be faulty during use, after the returns period, please just give us a ring on 0345 1300 710 and we'll be happy to help.

Questions & Answers
Questions & Answers
What is the actual size of this radio? Duane Newton

This measures 62 mm x 138 mm x 43 mm

19/03/19

Hi, I'll be using the radio while sea kayaking so it will get wet. Can the automatic SOS strobe be turned off of deactivated?Thanks Mark Harrison

The radio has a water hazard LED function and this can be turned off so the SOS strobe will be deactivated. Click the link below and see page 94.

Page 94 of the manual

How much are spare batteries for the Standard Horizon HX870E radio system?Best Regards,RWSJerseyChannel Islands Robert W. Schofield

The Standard Horizon HX870E - Replacement Battery SBR-13LI is £40.95 inc vat, to view the product on our website, please select here

14/01/19

Is this already ATIS enabled? Can I enter my ATIS number or does a technician have to do it? Brad

The HX870E is ATIS enabled. The ATIS number is user programmable, and full instructions on how to do so are in the instruction manual 

19/02/19

Hi, i would KIKE to know the price to send to spain the standard horizon hx870e.Best Regards. Juan Fontan

The shipping to Spain with our courier Fedex would cost £26.50, which has a transit time of 5 working days. 

28/01/19.

Does this radio come with a charging cradle ? Martin
Reviews
Reviews

- Excellent kit

First class equipment, easy to use. By far the best Marine VHF yet. JohnCFI on Saturday, 13th February 2016 

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Men's Size Guide

  To Fit Height To Fit Chest
X SMALL 5'2" - 5'4" 34 - 36"
SMALL 5'5" - 5'7" 36 - 38"
MEDIUM 5'7" - 5'10" 38 - 40"
LARGE 5'11" - 6'1" 41 - 43"
X LARGE 6'1" - 6'3" 44 - 46"
X LARGE 6'3" - 6'5" 46 - 48"

 

Shoe Sizes

UK EURO MENS US LADIES US
3.5 36   5.5
4 37   6
4.5 37.5   6.5
5 38 5.5 7
5.5 38.5 6 7.5
6 39.5 6.5 8
6.5 40 7 8.5
7 40.5 7.5 9
7.5 41.5 8 9.5
8 42 8.5 10
8.5 42.5 9  
9 43 9.5  
9.5 44 10  
10 44.5 10.5  
10.5 45 11  
11 45.5 11.5  
11.5 46.5 12  
12 47 12.5  
12.5 47.5 13  
13 48 13.5  
14 50 14.5  
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