Midland LXT118 2-Way Handheld RadiosItem # 118

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The Midland LXT118 radios give excellent range for 2-way communication

These radios are great to use while camping, backing up your RV, installing TV antennas or other activities where you need to communicate with another person who is out of your sight. When all normal services are down during disasters and other emergencies, you can use them to stay in touch. Kids just might like to play with them too.

They are compatible on all 22 channels with the Midland Base Camp Radio, operating on both the GMRS and FRS radio frequencies. Operation on FRS frequencies requires no license (GMRS frequencies require FCC licensing). The maximum range of 18 miles can only be achieved over water or direct line of sight under optimum conditions. We were able to make reasonable contact under unreasonable conditions at three miles away behind a hill. We have never used any two-way radios that worked this well before.

They use 3 AAA batteries or you can use an optional charger and AAA rechargeable batteries (not included). Other features include channel scan, auto squelch, mic and headphone jacks, battery life extender, keystroke tones, keypad lock and call alert. The 118s are also water resistant.

Package contains two (2) handheld radios with belt clips and owner's manual.

Weight: 3.2 oz. Size: 2.1" W x 5.5" H x 1.5" D.

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By jjordan
Manchester, NH
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great little radios
I picked mine up at ratshack yesterday, practical tests around the house were great. Even in a 150 year old building with crazy thick walls. I would recomend these to anyone looking for cheap short range communication.
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Instructions (PDF) Midland LXT118 2-Way Handheld Radios Instruction Manual 1.87 MB 4:40 @ 56KBps
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