50 Channels with Up to 36-Mile range communication in open areas with little or no obstruction,120V Charger. NOAA/All Hazard Weather Channels with Alert and Weather Scan 142 Privacy Codes,Frequency Band: 462.550 - 467.7125MHz Vibrate Alert. 9 Levels of VOX for Hands Free Operation SOS Siren allows you to send out distress/locator signals in an emergency situation, 10 different call alerts tones to notify you of incoming calls from your group Midland GXT1000VP4 5 50 Channel Waterproof GMRS Radios with NOAA Weather/All Hazard Alert. Includes Rechargeable Batteries, Dual Desktop Charger, Headsets and 12 volt Vehicle Adapter, Pair Packed. The GXT1000VP4 features the standard 22 GMRS Channels plus an additional 28 Channels. The GXT1000 meets the JIS4 Standard of exposure to water for 30 minutes and features the Maximum Power allowed for GMRS Handheld Radios for up to a 36-Mile Range. Weather Scan finds the nearest NOAA broadcast to stay up to date with the latest weather and hazard information. In addition to important weather announcements, All Hazards Alert means the GXT1000VP4 will receive other emergency announcements such as Child Abduction (Amber Alert), Nuclear Power Plant Warnings, Biological Hazard, Fire, and Landslide Warnings. New features for 2009 include the Whisper feature which allows you to speak quietly and still be heard clearly by others and SOS to send out a distress sound for emergency situations. The Group Call allows you to make "direct calls" to other people within the group without alerting the entire group. The GXT1000VP4 features a Vibrating Alert for silent notification and 9 Level E Vox for Hands Free operation. Additional features are 142 Privacy Codes, Scan of the 50 Channels, Hi/Med/Low Power Settings, 10 Call Alerts, Keypad Lock, and Battery Save Circuit. Unlike other GMRS radios on the market that use lithium batteries, Midland's Dual Power Option allows the use of the included rechargeable batteries or 4 "AA" batteries (Not included). Midland's GXT1000VP4 two-way, 22-channel radios are designed for GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) operation, in a rugged, weatherproof package. With a range of up to 36 miles, they're perfect for most any adventure. Features include privacy codes, direct/group calling, NOAA weather radio/alert/scan, silent operation, whisper function, SOS siren, and plenty more.
With a range of up to 36 miles, the GXT1000VP4s are perfect for most any adventure. Click to enlarge.
Package includes Pair of radios, belt clips, desktop charger, rechargeable batteries, pair of mic headsets, AC wall adapter, and DC (vehicle) adapter. Click to enlarge.
Measures 9.75 x 2.5 x 1.75 inches.
GXT1000VP4 Features 22 Channels PLUS 28 EXTRA CHANNELS Clear, crisp communication with easy button access. Up to 36 Mile Range Longer range communication in open areas with little or no obstruction. 142 Privacy Codes Gives you up to 5560 channel options to help you block other conversations. NOAA Weather Alert Radio with Weather Scan Automatically locks on to your local weather channel and alerts you to severe weather. SOS Siren Allows you to send out distress/locator signals in an emergency situation. JIS4 Waterproof Protection against light rain or splashing water from all directions on the radio. Whisper Allows you to speak quietly and still be heard clearly by others. Group Call Allows you to make "direct calls" to other people within the group without alerting the entire group. eVOX Hands-Free Operation (9 levels) with easy voice activation--no need for an external microphone. X-TRA TALK Power Maximum allowed by law. Weather ScanEasily scans the active weather channel in your area. Direct CallAllows you to instantly contact one member of your party without alerting the others. 10 Call AlertsDifferent call tones to notify you of incoming calls from your group. Channel ScanAutomatically checks channels for activity. Dual WatchLets you monitor two channels. Vibrate AlertProvides silent page / call notification. Auto SquelchRemoves annoying background noise. Keypad LockLocks in your selected settings. MonitorChecks for any activity within your channel. HI/MED/LO Power SettingsLets you adjust transmit power & conserve battery life. Roger BeepIndicates call completion. Silent OperationTurns off all tones for quiet operation. Bright Backlit Display LCDEasy to read day or night. Keystroke Tones Audible tones with each key press Mic and Headphone Jacks Battery Life ExtenderProvides longer battery life. Drop-in Charger Capable Dual Power Options4 standard "AA" batteries (not included) or rechargeable batteries. Midland Radio Corporation Midland Radio Corporation is an international industry leader in wireless communications with affiliates in Italy, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Russia, Spain, and the United Kingdom, as well as representation in Latin America. Midland develops high quality consumer products such as GMRS Two-Way Radios, Citizen Band (CB) Radios, Marine Radios, Bluetooth intercom systems, and All Hazards/Weather Alert Radios. Also, as a leading manufacturer of Land Mobile Radios, Midland supplies professional grade analog and digital (P25 Technology) Portables, Mobiles and Base Stations/Repeaters for government entities such as forestry, public safety, and other commercial users. Known in the '70s primarily for CB radios and household electronics, Midland has grown with the times by producing innovative new communications products and by actively promoting public emergency preparedness. Midland has manufactured quality Two-Way Radios for the last 50 years and is a market leader in several individual categories. What's in the Box Pair of radios, belt clips, desktop charger, rechargeable batteries, pair of mic headsets, AC wall adapter, DC (vehicle) adapter and owner's manual
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