January 20, 2021
Radio communication is reliable, safe, and not dependent on cell phone towers. It's essential to have communication during an emergency to get updates from loved ones or if you need to call for help. The walkie talkies below are great to keep on hand during an emergency.
One of our most powerful radios, the T71 is a walkie talkie that can prove useful in many situations. With rechargeable batteries, a Micro USB charging outlet, and Hi/Lo power settings, this walkie talkie will keep its charge when you need it most. The T71 features extensive range, eVOX hands-free operation, and 36 channels. It also features Weather Alert Radio with Weather Scan to keep you up to date on inclement weather heading your way.
If you are wanting two-way communication plus a few emergency prep items, the EX37VP X-Talker® Two-Way Radio Emergency Kit is a great option. This kit comes with comes with two X-Talker® walkie talkies in bright red, which make them easy to spot. The radios provide quick access to NOAA Weather Alert Radio. It also comes complete with rechargeable batteries, flashlight, compass/whistle, and Micro USB charging cable, all in a semi-rigid portable case. Keep it in your car so it is always ready to take off with you.
Compact and easy to pack in your go-bag, the ER210 Emergency Crank Weather Radio is essential during a wildfire. You need something lightweight, portable, and with multiple power options so you can quickly take it with you if you lose electricity or are forced to evacuate.
The ER210 features NOAA Weather Radio + Alerts, an extremely bright CREE® LED flashlight with SOS, USB port for charging other devices, and AM/FM radio. It also features a rechargeable 2200 mAh Li-Ion battery (up to 25 hours of use), and a hand crank and solar panel.