The compact and affordable Standard Horizon HX210 handheld VHF radio serves as a great holiday gift. This is a great backup radio in case your main VHF become inoperable or you need to go ashore in a remote port. For emergency use, the HX210 floats, offers an IPX7 submersible waterproof rating (one meter for 30 minutes), and features a water-activated strobe light. This handheld also boasts a high-resolution dot-matrix LCD display, selectable output power (6-, 2.5- and 1-watt), and a high-capacity rechargeable lithium-ion battery. With a programmable function keys, the HX210 receives and transmits on all US, International, and Canadian channels, and also has NOAA weather radio service. It comes with 3-year waterproof warranty.