Standard Horizon HX890E (Navy Blue) – Floating Class H DSC Marine TRX with GPS


With its full DSC capabilities, the HX890E allows you to transmit accurate location and identification information by simply pressing the Distress Alert button located on the rear of the radio. However, please note that this feature requires your GPS to be switched on and a Portable MMSI number to be entered.


The HX890E has full DSC capabilities which enables your precise location and identification information to be transmitted on pressing the Distress Alert button on the rear of the radio. (requires GPS switched on and Portable MMSI number entered.

The HX890E will float face up and is waterproof to the IPX-8 standard which is 1.5m for 30 minutes. When the radio falls in the water an emergency strobe light is automatically activated, even when the unit is turned off. The strobe can be reconfigured to flash on and off, flash SOS, or set to stay on continuously.

The HX890 is capable of storing up to 250 waypoints and 20 Routes (with a maximum of 30 waypoints per route). The Navigation screen clearly displays the distance and direction to the destination, and the waypoint is indicated by a dot on the compass rose graphic.

Standard Horizon HX890E (Navy Blue) - Floating Class H DSC Marine TRX with GPS Standard Horizon HX890E (Navy Blue) - Floating Class H DSC Marine TRX with GPS


  • DSC (Digital Selective Calling) ITU-R M.493 Class-H operation.
  • Built-in integrated 66 channel GPS receiver.
  • 6W transmit power output (selectable 6/2/1 W).
  • 700mW loud audio and Noise cancelling function for both transmit and receive audio.
  • 11-hour operating time with 1800mAh high-capacity Li-ion battery (Based on a 5-5-90 duty cycle).
  • Easy to Operate menu system with a large (43 x 43 mm) full-dot matrix display.
  • Selectable display mode – day and night.
  • Group monitor function utilizing DSC group position call.
  • MOB (Man Overboard) feature.
  • Versatile scanning operation (dual watch and triple watch).
  • FM broadcast radio receiver.
  • Rugged case construction conforms to Military Standard (MIL-STD-810F).
  • Two scrambler systems built-in – 4-code CVS2500A and 32-code FVP-42.
  • Micro USB data jack for PC programming.
  • All USA, International and Canadian channels.
  • ATIS Mode for European Inland Waterways.

Package Includes:

  • CAT460 Antenna
  • SBR-13LI 7.4V 1800 mAh Li-ion Battery Pack
  • SAD-25 AC adaptor with Multi Region plug for SBH-32
  • SBH-32 Charger Cradle
  • E-DC-19A DC Cable with 12 V Cigarette Lighter Plug for SBH-32
  • SBT-13 Alkaline Battery Case for 5 x AAA Batteries
  • CLIP-22 Belt Clip
  • YS-05-01 Hand Strap
  • T9101648 USB Cable
  • Owner’s Manual
  • Warranty Card

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg