2 Two-Way Radios with up to 18 Mile Range With 22 channels call alert and eVOX for easy voice activation the water-resistant LXT118 puts communication in your hands Call alert notifies you of incoming calls from your group Auto squelch removes annoying background noise Frequency: FRS/GMRS Number of Channels: 22 Privacy Codes: 22 Range: up to 18 miles Number Radios Included: 2 Water-Resistant Channel Scan eVOX hands-free operation (1 level) Keypad Lock Keystroke tones Microphone and headset jacks Battery life extender Charges through the headset jack Package Includes: 2 radios belt clips and manual
Most of the negative reviews about this product focus on the range or the belt clip, so I'll comment on those first.The advertised range of any radio is always "under optimal conditions", which means unobstructed line of sight and dry air. Absorption from buildings, trees, hills, rain, etc. will cause loss, and there are other limitations as well. I agree that the limitations on range should be made more clear in the description to set the potential buyer's expecta..
After buying several 'kiddie' sets of walkie talkies for my grandkids, I decided to buy a real set. These were inexpensive, and the other reviews looked good, so I gave it a try. The kids love them! They are lightweight, durable, and have a fantastic range. We are never that far apart, but the cheap sets would be out of range very quickly. Also, the sound quality was horrible with the other sets. We have had a lot of fun with these, and have made up several g..