Rated 5 out of 5 by Jeff Very nice set.
To start off they are a really good set, good battery life and distance. They have a bunch of channels and other cool options, my only gripe is that they can pick up other radio transmistions that are in range like from truckers and whatnot. I solved it by just using the higher channels. the ear pieces that come with this set don't fit into my ear and I had a little trouble getting them to work. But all that was minnor stuff and easily fixed.
January 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Don Nice Product
Radios are easy to use, but there are a lot of options I'll never use . Basically bought them because of the 36 mile range ( under perfect conditions and terrain ). I like the weather alert function and the weather channel comes in very clear. I also like the hands free setup, but the ear piece is a little awkward to fit in the ear. The whisper mode is nice also.
December 13, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by 1952MGTF Good Talkies But BEWARE!
These are a lot to learn to be able to use them for all their capabilities, THE BIGGEST PROBLEM THOUGH IS GETTING THE FCC LICENSE. WITHOUT THE LICENSE YOU DON'T GET THE RANGE AS YOU MUST HAVE IT TO USE THE FREQUENCIES THAT GIVE YOU THE RANGE. OR ELSE THEY ARE LIMITED OR ILLEAGLE. CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF. READ THE MANUAL!
November 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by deerhunter79 fantasic
Lo e this product works great very useful in the field
November 19, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Johnny NH Nice Units!...Not what we had as Kids in the '70's
Work great. Nice and clear,Good range in the hilly, tree filled area I use them.They seem to work for about a mile or a bit more (thru the woods/hills) in that terrain. Which is fair, there are LOTS of tall pines and small valleys.They work quite well in flatter, less treed areas, as expected. While on the road with a friend we were able to communicate between the 2 cars for about a mile, more if windows were down. I had NO PROBS with the batteries as some here have said...but I read the directions and did as they say, an initial 1 time/First time long charge (24 hrs).They recommend 12 hr charges after that, but, After research of Lithium Batteries on 'BATTERY UNIVERSITY" online, I followed their instructions, which have always served me well . Do Not Let these battery/radios get hot while charging, warm is ok/normal, But,a HOT Battery will Burn out quickly and Never recover fully from the 'Heat Trauma"... If I use them all day,and the batteries are worn down a lot, I charge for about 6 to 8 hrs and that has always been more than enough. Do Not leave these radios in the charger 24/7...It'll kill the batteries quick!, and I suspect most of the problems people report about battery life are due to this. My last set, which I had for 5 yrs NEVER had any battery issues, but, they went to the bottom of the lake in my backpack, which is why I bought these. (could not retrieve) Use common sense and these will do what you need, They have a decent range, are good quality, can get rained on, but NOT Submerged, are tough, (they fell off my 4 wheeler into mud and survived), dropped/bounced down at least 20 stairs to cement below and they work fine, although scratched up. Buy these, you will be happy.
November 19, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Dmelt12 Don't waste your $$$
Horrible product. I regret not reading the reviews before I made my purchase. Distance is more like 36 feet.
November 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by vabeachdeermafia Nice 2 way radios!
I bought this set for hunting, Performance is outstanding. cold,wet,these will not let you down. great clarity and range. Would recommend and would buy again if i need to.
November 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sheeetman Good Radios
We bought these to use for an equipment installation project where we needed to communicate reliably. These worked very well and I can use them for hunting- bonus!
October 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bow Hunter outstanding
Exactly what I wanted and works great! It has great range and easy to work
October 22, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Marc Two way more like one way
Two-way radio with 36 mile range ends up far less on the range aspect. Although a durable product, and all desirable necessities, advertisement must acknowledge that optimum environment can't be taken literally
October 22, 2013