Operates on 89 UHF business exclusive frequencies and features 219 PL/DPL codes, including 6 customizable codes to help ensure a clear signal. Powerful 1500 mW speaker ensures clear communication without distracting feedback in noisy conditions. Meets military specifications for sealing against dust, wind, shock, vibration and other adverse conditions. Leave your radio on your belt and know exactly what channel you are communicating on. Enables hands-free operation with or without the use of optional accessories. Empower your team with a faster way to communicate. The RMU2040 on-site two-way business radio helps you communicate instantly, without missing a beat. With crisp, clear audio throughout the workplace and exceptional durability, the RMU2040 won’t quit in high noise, harsh conditions, and high use. The RMU2040 2 watt radio operates on 89 UHF business exclusive frequencies and is FCC Narrowband ready. Enhanced audio quality, a rugged design, and versatile HTML-based customer programming software make this radio an exceptional choice for all of your on-site business needs. Advanced features such as customized channel announcement keep your hands free, so you can focus on the task at hand. Whether you’re coordinating resources at the construction site or on the manufacturing line, the RMU2040 two-way radio is tested to last. Unleash the power of your RM series radio with accessories that are comfortable, durable and discreet to fit the way you work.
I use this working as a flagger and the battery begins to die after 5 hrs. If you use a external microphone with this model the battery wiill die in 3 hrs. I was forced to purchase a 2nd battery that is also expensive. The range is very limited. Up to 2/10s of a mile and it loses reception.
We purchased these radios to work in farm machinery along with the Two-Wire Surveillance Mic for Motorola CP200 Empire. The radios have worked well and we've had no difficulty transmitting from inside the cab of one tractor over rough terrain to another operator inside the cab of another tractor 1/2 a mile a way. The radios seem well built and have held a charge for 8 hrs at a time. The only difficulty we've had is that one of the pins for the microp..
One of our field guys bought a pair of the Motorola radios at one of the construction supply stores and was impressed how well they worked. When it cam time to buy more, I checked out Amazon and was able to buy the same exact radio for almost 40% less. Same radio, better price. As far as the radio goes, the setup right out of the box is adequate to get talking, but if you want to utilize the other functions the offer you'll need to go online and find a user guide y..