Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System
Forget about trying
to memorize the owners manual. A brand new Easy to Operate Menu system
makes this the most intuitive handheld on the market. DSC calling,
position sharing, waypoint and route navigation, navigation to DSC
distress call can all be performed with just a few simple steps.
GM (Group Monitor) using DSC
Group Position Call
This new ADVANCED
feature allows you to continuously track and display position information
of up to 9 pre-selected vessels. Their position information is displayed
on the compass page relative to your location on the display.
Water Activated Emergency Strobe
If 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.
Integrated 66 Channnel WAAS GPS
A highly sensitive 66
channel WAAS GPS receiver allows the HX890 to lock on to a position
quickly and accurately. With position information displayed clearly on the
display the user will be able to share position information using DSC and
navigate to waypoints using the waypoint navigation feature of the radio.
Oversized full dot matrix
The HX890 boasts one
of the largest displays in a hand held VHF radio. Measuring 1.7" wide by
1.7" tall, or 2.3" diagonal. With a larger display, greater (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.