• 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

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

Package Includes

  • 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


Main Features of the HX40E
  • Floating (When fitted into the optional flotation case SHC-29*)
  • Ultra compact case design: 2.05"W × 3.74"H × 1.3"D
  • 6W transmit power output (selectable 6/2.5/1W)
  • 600mW loud audio output
  • 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)
  • CH16/S quick access
  • Built-in lithium polymer battery pack (7.4V, 1850mAh)
  • FM broadcast radio receiver
  • 3 year waterproof warranty


Technical Specifications
Model: HX40E
Type: Marine VHF transceiver with FM receiver
Size: 52mm x 95mm x 33mm (excluding knob and antenna)
Weight: 230g
Frequency ranges: TX: 156.025MHz – 161.600MHz
RX: 156.050MHz - 163.275MHz
Channel spacing: 25kHz
Emission type: 16KOG3E
Operating voltage: 7.4V
Current consumption: 330mA (receive)
100mA (standby)
RF output: 6W/2.5W/1W
RF consumption: 1.6A (6W) 1.0A (2.5W) 0.7A (1W)
FM receiver: 65MHz – 108MHz


Find the perfect accessory for your handset
  • CAT460 Antenna

  • CN-3 Antenna Adapter SMA-BNC

  • Wall Charger

  • SBH-25 Charging Cradle

  • CLIP-22 Belt Clip

  • SHC-29 Floatation Case

  • Submersible Noise-Cancelling Speaker Mic

  • Mini Speaker Microphone

  • Submersible Speaker Microphone

  • SEP-10A Earphone

  • Submersible Commercial Grade Speaker Microphone

    With Heavy Duty Belt Clip - SSM-14A
  • Earpiece MIC

  • Headset with boom mic, PTT and VOX operation

  • Handheld VHF Hanger Bracket

  • E-DC-19A DC Cable with Cigarette Plug

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