Selective Calling (DSC) Distress call with GPS Position
The HX471S is supplied with a NMEA/Charging cradle that allows the radio to be
connected to a GPS.
the HX471S to a GPS allows the position of your vessel to be stored inside the
HX471S. In the event of a distress, simply grab the HX471S, lift the DISTRESS
cover and depress the DISTRESS key for 3 seconds.
The HX471S will transmit a DSC Distress call containing your position, while
automatically activating the High Intensity Signaling Strobe Light as well.
Having a portable radio able to communicate on VHF Marine and FRS bands the
possibilities are endless. Want to communicate with another vessel? You can with
the HX471S. Want to communicate from your vessel to a family member or friend on
shore? You can with the FRS band. Want to have a submersible radio to take along
hiking, skiing, hunting or caravanning? You can have it all with the HX471S!
/ FM, MURS and Aeronautical Transmissions
Imagine being on 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
MURS Band and the AM Aeronautical band. Simply put, the HX471S allows you to
monitor a range of frequencies previously unavailable in any marine portable.
High Intensity Signaling Strobe Light
Since the HX471S can legally be used while on the water or land, STANDARD
HORIZON has included an unique Distress Strobe Light. This strobe can also be
used as a light source, continuous strobe or in time of distress, the strobe
illuminates the International Morse Code characters "SOS".
feet for 30 minutes)
Engineered for unparalleled reliability, the HX471S is designed to survive
submersion in 3 Feet of water for 30 Minutes.
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 the deck of your boat.
Alert, Scanning, Dual Watch and more . .
The HX471S has the capability to warn you of impending severe weather by audibly
alerting you to switch to the active weather channel. Want to monitor more than
one channel The HX471S can be programmed to Scan any number or combination of
channels with or without priority channel.
Want to scan between a VHF Marine channel and a FRS channel You can, using the
Dual Watch function.
The HX471S also has a Preset key that allows you to store up to 10 channels for
each band (Marine VHF, FRS, MURS AM/FM and Aeronautical bands), handy for quick
recall of your favorite channels.
Packaged with a 1300 mAh Lithium-Ion battery, the HX471S will deliver 10-12
hours of continuous operation off a single charge. In addition, the Lithium-Ion
battery never will develop a "memory" inhibiting its ability to deliver a
complete day of service. Attaching either the 120 VAC or 12 VDC cable to the
NMEA Charging cradle allows the battery to be charged within 3 hours, after
which time the radio is trickle charged to keep the battery topped off.
Because the HX471S is built better, it�s backed better. If the STANDARD HORIZON
HX471S Portable radio fails for any reason (including water damage) during
normal use in the first 3 years of ownership, STANDARD HORIZON will repair or
replace it free, without hassle or charges. If it fails anytime thereafter in
normal use, for as long as the original purchaser owns the radio, Standard
Horizon�s Lifetime Flat Rate Service or Customer Loyalty Programs will cover it.
The rates for the Flat Rate and Customer Loyalty Program�s are determined at the
time of the original purchase.
- Submersible (3 feet for 30 minutes).
- Rugged Magnesium Die-Cast Construction.
- NOAA Weather Alert, Scanning, Dual Watch and more.
- Includes 1300 mAh Li-Ion Battery, 120 VAC, 12 VDC 3 Hour Quick
Chargers, and drop in NMEA/Charging Cradle.