Ultra Compact Case Design – Measuring 52mm W × 95mm H × 33mm D 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 and preservers.

Large, clear full dot matrix display – 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.

E2O Easy to Operate Menu System – Intuitive menu system allows easy access to all of the setup functions of the radio, making it easy to customize settings based on the preferences of the user

Built in FM Broadcast band receive – 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

3-year Waterproof Warranty

In the box:

  • CAT460 Antenna
  • SAD-23C/U AC Adaptor (C denotes 2 pin European plug and U a three pin UK plug)
  • E-DC-19A DC Cable with 12v cigarette lighter plug
  • SBH-27 Charger cradle
  • SHB-19 Belt Clip
  • Hand Strap
  • Owners Manual
  • Warranty Card
HX40E Manual
  • Ultra Compact case design: 52mm W × 95mm H × 33mm D
  • 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
  • FM Broadcast Radio Receiver
  • High resolution dot matrix LCD display
  • 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 authorised repair centre
  • 3 hour desktop rapid charger
  • All USA, International and Canadian channels
  • ATIS Mode for European Inland Waterways
  • 3 Year Waterproof Warranty


Additional information


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IP Rating

IPX7: Protected against water immersion. Immersion for 30 minutes at a depth of up to 1 meter.


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