The submersible HX280S portable VHF has the best of the basics . With a slim form fitting case design, oversized easy to read LCD and backlit keypad, the HX280S looks great in the hands of any mariner. Upgraded with a new ultra-high capacity Lithium Ion battery, this VHF will last more than 14 hours on a single charge. Other great features include Programmable Scan, Dual Watch, Ch16 Priority Scan, NOAA weather channels with weather alert, selectable 5/2.5/1 Watt transmit power, 8-channel preset key and a battery life indicator. The HX280S is value packaged with a 1650mAh Lithium-ion non-memory rechargeable battery, rugged belt clip, 110V AC and 12V DC trickle chargers and a drop-in charging cradle.