Originally Posted by jake 4589
That sounds great. Can you give more details, ie where does the 'aparently' come from? Are there any definite statements?
I have the Press Release:
THE NEW HX851E HANDHELD VHF DSC RADIO FROM STANDARD HORIZON, WITH BUILT-IN GPS AND UNIQUE COMPASS DISPLAY
On show with Standard Horizon, Stand G067 at The 2010 Southampton Boat Show
This remarkably compact floating radio offers all the outstanding features of other members of the handheld family from Standard Horizon, like 6W transmitter output power, face up floating, fully waterproof and ease of use. It also includes a built-in 12 channel GPS receiver and Class D encoder and decoder for sending and receiving DSC distress calls and other calls, such as Position Poll and Request Calls. The built-in GPS receiver, in conjunction with the 200 waypoint storage capacity, enables special functions like ‘navigate to a waypoint’ or ‘navigate to a position request or distress position’ to be easily implemented in a handheld device.
Model: Standard Horizon HX851E
Power output: 1/2/5/6/W @ 7.4V
Frequency ranges: 156.025 MHz to 157.425 MHz
Battery: 1150mAh lithium-ion.
Size: 2.46” x 5.57” x 1.77” (62.5 x 141.5 x 45mm) w/o knob and antennae
Weight: 11.8oz (335gm) w/FNB-V99Li, belt clip and antenna)
RRP: £249.95 including VAT
Hope that helps.