Uniden MHS126 Floating Handheld Two-Way VHF Marine Radio
Uniden MHS126 Marine RadioFinally, a marine handheld radio with a design that fits into your hand, with a large display that is clear and easy to operate. If you drop it in the water, it floats to the surface, and glow in the dark seals and power key allows you to find it easily. No more difficult menu settings just to change between 3 levels of power, 1, 2.5 or 6 watts. Just set it one time at a 1 or 2.5 watts to maximize the battery life, and when you need the maximum transmit allowed, full 6 watts, just use the POWER BOOST key and you have instant full power. The bright strobe can easily be turned on, flashing SOS, getting the attention of others when you are in need of help. The design is not only attractive, but achieves the highest level of water tightness, JIX8/IPX8 standard, allowing for complete submersion of 5 feet for over 30 minutes. Hear urgent NOAA warnings, marine broadcasts and have the ability to reliably transmit in the harshest weather conditions. It also comes complete, with an AC adapter, DC charger, charging cradle, 11 hour rechargeable battery, an accessory battery tray, and a heavy duty swivel belt clip. A mic jack is available for an optional mic if desired.
Early Weather Warnings so You Can Quickly Adapt to the ConditionsYou can reliably meet hazardous conditions with the Uniden MHS126 marine radio. Automatic weather alerts notify you when the radio detects a special weather warning signal from NOAA, so you can be instantly informed about thunderstorms, tornados, or other extreme weather in the area.
Emergency Strobe Makes You Highly VisibleFeel safer on and in the water. The Uniden MHS126 marine radio features an emergency strobe light so you'll be highly visible to rescuers, and is submersible up to five feet. The glow-in-the-dark seal and keys means you'll be able to see in the darkest of conditions, and locate the radio if it's floating nearby.
Intuitive System Makes it Easy to UseThe Uniden MHS126's intuitive and easy-to-use design means you won't need an owner's manual to operate it. The soft-key user interface provides faster access to functions with fewer buttons, helping you stay focused on the immediate task at hand.
Boost Your Transmission Signal to Provide Peak PerformanceThe radio's performance at 1 watt can be boosted to either 2.5 watts or to 6 watts with the TX Power Boost key, allowing you to transmit further. Operating at a consistent peak performance with the option of boosting your signal means you can respond reliably when the situation demands it.
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What kind of guaranteed distance from handheld to handheld?
VHF radio is line of sight, there is never a guaranteed distance from radio to radio. For a better understanding of the distance, and how to achieve greater distance with any VHF or UHF radio please refer to this short video here: https://www.fleetwooddp.com/collections/gmrs-license-free-radios