An affordable floating handheld radio with speaker microphone socket and large easy to read display
Submersible JIS-8 / IPX8 (3.3 feet for 30 minutes)
Slim form fitting case
Selectable 5 and 1 Watt transmit power output
Supplied with a Li-ion battery, AC charger and charging cradle
Huge channel display
Optional speaker microphone or headset capable
All USA, International and Canadian Marine Channels
Programmable Scan, Priority Scan and Dual Watch
NOAA Weather channels and Weather Alert
Squelch level on display
Low battery indicator
Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
Optional FBA-40 Alkaline battery tray available
3 Year Waterproof Warranty
Floating easy to use design
Designed from the ground up to float or be able to be submersed in 1.5 meters of water fo 30 minutes the HX290 will keep you communicating in the harshest environments.
The design of the HX290 fits well in your hand and with large keys and volume knob it is easy to operate even with gloves.
Speaker mic and headset socket
The HX290 has a jack which allows optional speaker microphones and headsets to be used.
Best of the basics and advanced features
The HX290 includes the best of the basics and also advanced features: Programmable Scan, Dual Watch, Ch16 Priority Scan; NOAA weather channels with weather alert, selectable 5 and 1 Watt transmit power, 10-channel preset key, keylock and a battery life indicator.
Value packaged with accessories
The HX290 is supplied with a Li-Ion battery, Antenna, belt clip, AC charger, cradle with charging indication and wrist strap.