September 24, 2021
People who work tough jobs need long-lasting, durable radios that work efficiently. Dust, precipitation, and even the sun can damage a radio but choosing a model with a shockproof and water-resistant casing ensures your radio is resilient and can withstand inclement weather and rugged environments.
Battery life and eVOX features are crucial for security, construction sites, hospitality and events, and even schools. When working on a project or in the event of an emergency, you want your radio battery to last as long as possible while offering you optimal convenience. A quality hands-free or eVOX system is ideal for communicating easily and quickly.
If you are in the market for a communication workhorse, these are the top 3 most durable Midland Radios available. They all come with a 3-year warranty. Whether you’re providing security for a high-profile client, working on a construction site, or responding to an emergency in the backcountry, you can benefit from having one of these rugged radio models.
This is one of the most durable radios on the market. It’s a best-seller in the US, and it’s the perfect radio to use in tough jobs and difficult weather conditions. The radio comes with 360° protection against moisture and a JIS4 waterproof rating.
Because these are waterproof radios, they are great for working outdoors. Construction workers, forest rangers, and first responders can benefit from using radios that can still function perfectly when wet or muddy.
The Midland GMRS two-way radio has a 36-mile range that’s excellent for forest rangers or any job that involves long distances. It also has a handy whisper mode.
This radio has up to 50 channels with excellent audio quality. It’s equipped with an SOS siren that allows you to send distress signals in case of an emergency. The package offers several accessories, including belt clips, a desktop charger, rechargeable battery packs, and a pair of boom mic headsets.
This radio has an NOAA weather scan and alert system, which automatically locks on to the local weather channel and alerts you to severe weather.
Another one of the most durable radios available for people who work tough jobs is this X-talker model. It has an incredible range of up to 40 miles. Additionally, you can send transmissions on 22 channels, plus 14 extra privacy code channels.
These radios are made from durable and high-quality materials. The circuitry is all solid-state and mounted on a rugged printed circuit board.
When working long hours outdoors on a construction site or at sea, it’s important to know how much battery power you have left. These radios have a battery meter and high/medium/low power options to extend the battery life.
An excellent feature for people working outside is the 9-levels eVOX which allows you to operate your radio hands-free. If you have the radio on eVOX mode, the radio automatically detects when you are speaking and broadcasts the message.
The levels represent the sensitivity of the radio. Having 9-levels of sensitivity allows you to adapt to different environments depending on the noise level.
If you are looking for a radio with a battery that is designed to last, the X-Talker model is the one you want. It has an average of 15 hours battery life from one charge with high and low power settings to extend battery life further. This makes it an excellent radio for people who work for long periods outdoors.
It’s also a durable and water-resistant radio, with a weather alert radio and scan features so you can stay updated about bad weather coming your way. It offers 36 channels and a range of 38 miles.
The controls are easy to use for people who have no experience with radios, such as parent volunteers field marshaling at sports events. These rugged radios are built to last and benefit anyone looking for a simple and easy-to-use radio with a long-life battery. You can charge them with a USB at home or in your car while driving.
At Midland Radios, we have over 50 years of experience producing high-quality two-way radios. We understand that a quality radio improves the efficiency of your work and ensures your device operates no matter the conditions. Our radios offer crystal-clear audio and cutting-edge radio technology.