There is another type of Radio service that the general public can now use.
An advantage of MURS is that you may connect an external antenna to your radio. Using an antenna mounted on the vehicle's roof, and communicating with another similar unit, you should expect to get at least a couple of miles (except in the most harsh conditions), and possibly up to ten miles or more.
Using a base station-type antenna, you should be able to communicate with a vehicular-type MURS unit described in the previous paragraph over a range of three to perhaps ten or fifteen miles. From that same base station, you might get two to six miles communicating with a MURS handheld radio.
Base-to-base station communications should be possible over at least several miles, perhaps up to twenty miles or more on a clear channel. However, this kind of operation is not consistent with the traditional use of these frequencies for short-range base-to-mobile and mobile-to-mobile communications
This Radio IS NOT compatable with the FRS Radio's moxt people have.
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required to use these.
MURS - Multi-Use Radio Service!
MURS uses super narrowband FM (NBFM) with maximum effective radiated power of 2.0 watts, and a maximum deviation of +/- 2.5 KHz. MURS is intended for short-range local communications. No license is needed. These radios have 4 times the power of FRS radios!
2 Channels, 2 Watts
Up to 5 Mile Range
38 Standard and 11 non-standard CTCSS tones
Locking accessory connector
Durable Die-cast aluminum chassis
Automatic squelch function
MURS frequencies 151.820, 151.880, 151.940, 154.570, 154.600
Mil-Std Certified for durability
8 hour operation on standard battery
Low cost no license solution to your local communications needs. Comes with VHF antenna, Rechargeable 750 mAh Ni-MH battery
pack, Desktop Charger, Belt clip, and Owners Manual.