Standard Horizon HX40E – Ultra Compact 6W VHF Marine Transceiver


Measuring (W) 52 x (H) 95 x (D) 33 mm the new HX40 is about the size of a deck of playing cards. Making this portable radio easy to fit just about anywhere. Including the pocket of most life jackets.


The HX40E boasts one of the largest displays in a compact and affordable handheld VHF. With a large display, high (dot matrix) resolution, and a super bright backlight there will be no mistaking the information displayed on the face of the radio day or night. The HX40 has an expanded receiver allowing the user to tune in to their favourite FM radio station. The radio will receive FM broadcast bands between 76 MHz to 108 MHz.

Standard Horizon HX40E - Ultra Compact 6W VHF Marine Transceiver


  • Submersible to IPX7 Waterproof rating (3.3 feet or 1 meter for 30 minutes)
  • Floating (When fitted into the optional flotation case SHC-29)
  • 6W transmit power output (Selectable 6/2.5/1W)
  • 600mW Loud Audio Output
  • ATIS Programmable (menu option) for European Inland Waterways
  • High-resolution dot matrix LCD display
  • The pre-set key used to recall up to 10 favourite channels
  • Easy to Operate Menu System
  • Scanning operation and Multi-Watch (Dual Watch and Triple Watch)
  • Speaker microphone Jack
  • Built-in Lithium Ion Battery Pack (7.4V, 1850mAh), which can be replaced by an authorised repair centre
  • 3-hour desktop rapid charger
  • All USA, International and Canadian channels
  • ATIS Mode for European Inland Waterways


Package Includes: CAT460 antenna, SBR-13C/U AC adaptor C denotes a 2-pin, European plug and U 3 a three-pin UK plug, SBH-27 charger cradle, E-DC-19A DC cable with 12 V cigarette lighter plug, SBH-19 belt clip, hand strap, owner’s manual, warranty card.




Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg