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Standard Horizon® HX 851 Floating VHF/GPS Handheld Radio

Built-in 12-channel GPS with easy waypoint navigation and compass DSC distress callingGlow gasketsKey illumination6W transmit powerReceives all USA/international marine channels plus NOAA weather/alertsNMEA output10 presetsStrobeRechargeable lithium ion battery (included) for 7+ hours of operationThe toughest floating handheld radio features built-in 12-channel GPS with easy waypoint navigation and compass DSC distress calling.  Manufacturer model #: HX851.
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Would this be a good radio to kayak fish in the ocean

asked 4 years, 10 months ago
by
dennissmith3212
 - West Palm Beach Florida
on Standard Horizon® HX 851 Floating VHF/GPS Handheld Radio
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answer 1
i have never used it but i have heard standard horizon makes good radios. unless you want a giant antenna and heavy battery on your kyack then i would go with the handheld
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answered 3 years, 1 month ago
by
GMRSer
 - huntington beach, ca
answer 2
Dennis:

Yes. The handheld radio, if relatively light - floats, and is transportable. Also, it has a GPS onboard so you know where you are.
Hopes this helps.
Les
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
by
LEvans
 - Brampton, ON Canada
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