Standard Horizon’s HX150 floating 5-watt handheld VHF packs a host of features into a small package that won’t bust the budget.
It features a slim case, large LCD, backlit keypad, Li-Ion battery, programmable scan, dual watch, channel 16 priority scan, NOAA weather channels, weather alert, a 110-VAC trickle charger and a drop-in charging cradle. MSRP is $99.99. Standard Horizon/Yaesu USA, Cypress, Calif., (714) 827-7600. www.standardhorizon.com
March 2013 issue