Entel HT544

Intrinsically Safe VHF Radio

Reliable, Tough, Marine VHF Radio (156 to 163.275MHz)

Entel HT544 is not just an essential marine communications tool, ready to go at the touch of a button. If and when you find yourself on the wrong side of the cruel sea , or in an environment of hazardous and explosive material, It can be a life-saver.

So don’t compromise by relying on inferior products, insist on the radio that’s way out in front of its competition. Built to a stringent standard, the Entel HT544 is designed to shrug off wind, rain and salt water to give you years of trouble-free use. You can depend on it. 

  • 1800mAh ATEX Lithium Ion battery technology
  • Fully submersible IP68
  • Robust MIL-STD construction
  • Simple and intuitive operation
  • High visibility back-lit LCD
  • Exceptionally loud audio
  • All USA, International, and Canadian marine channels
  • 36 Private channels
  • Robust multi pin accessory connector
  • Lightweight polycarbonate construction, just 277g
  • Extensive range of optional accessories
Entel HT544 Intrinsically Safe VHF Radio

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Key Features


Environmental Protection to IP68 (2 Meters for 4 hours)

The practical HT544 has IP68 (2 Meters for 4 hours) rated construction, which means that they are dust protected and fully Submersible.


Meeting MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F and providing commercial grade construction for tough, enduring performance. Entel’s HT544 Series 2.0 portable conforms to stringent standards, enabling it to withstand the everyday rigours of shock, vibration and the corrosive effects of dust and moisture, ensuring many years of trouble free use.

Intrinsically Safe

HT544 Radio is IECEx (II 2 G Ex ib IIA T4) Intrinsically Safe certified.


  • All USA, International, and Canadian marine channels
  • 36 Private channels

1800mAh Li-Ion battery

The HT544 Series 2.0 portable is supplied with the latest intelligent Lithium-Ion battery technology as standard. One key advantage of Lithium-Ion battery technology is the way it eliminates ‘memory effect’ meaning there is no need to fully discharge your battery before recharging. Therefore you are assured a full charge each and every time you take your Entel battery from its charger.

Flash upgradeable to add future features

Entel adds and improves features on its HT544 radio by way of software updates. Using Flash Upgrade technology your Entel HT544 radios can be upgraded by your Dealer at any time.

Robust Accessory Socket

The socket has been specifically designed so that when an accessory is secured to the portable, the connection can withstand any amount of punishment; from dropping to careless misuse. Furthermore, the securing bolt incorporates a shearing point to protect the connector.



To avoid accidental operation your radios keys & controls can be locked by the user or, if set, automatically by the radio.

VOX hands free (with audio accessory)

When using an Entel VOX enabled audio accessory, your HT544 portable can operate totally hands free. All you need to do is talk and the HT544 portable will automatically transmit for you.


The HT544 Series portable has the facility to scan for an active channel. When the channel is found, the radio will automatically select the channel for you.

Scope of Supply

As standard the HT Series portable is supplied with:

  1. CNB550E – 7.4v, 1800mAh rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery pack
  2. Drop-in charger
  3. CBH950 – Spring loaded belt clip
  4. High efficiency antenna (can be exchanged for stubby antenna at point of order)
  5. User manual



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