As the overland, off-road, and farming communities make the switch to GMRS, we at Midland are often asked about range. Range strictly depends on the terrain that you are in. Below are the top 5 videos that display our MXT MicroMobile® line and the range that you could get based on the radio, antenna, and terrain.
MicroMobile® MXT115 Range Test and Review
Brian’s Farming Videos
If you are looking for radios for your farm, this is a great video to watch! Brian discusses his review of the MicroMobile® MXT115 as well as performs a range test with the MXT115 and the MXTA26 6dB Gain Whip Antenna. Even after not screwing the antenna all the way in, he still gets half a mile. For Brian’s range test he gets 25 miles with the MXT115 and the MXTA26 6dB Gain Whip Antenna.
MicroMobile® MXT275 Jeep JK Install and Range Test
Check out this video if you need some install inspiration for the installing the MicroMobile® MXT275 and MXTA26 6dB Gain Whip Antenna in a Jeep JK. In this video, the crew tests the MXT275 with these two pieces of gear with the mini magnetic antenna that comes with the unit. Between the 2 vehicles they got 12 miles. To improve range, they suggested upgrading the antenna to get max range on both vehicles.
Midland X-Talker T77VP5 & MicroMobile® MXT115 Two-Way GMRS Radio Review & Range Test
This video by Rolling Ready shows the range that you can get using the MicroMobile® MXT115 Two-Way Radio and the X-Talker T77VP5. With this install, Rolling Ready got 34 miles loud and clear. Check out this video to get an idea on range from mobile to mobile and mobile to handheld.
GMRS Radio DIY Install & Testing Against CB Radio for Distance
In this video, Wanderlost Overland helps you pick out the best radio for your needs! This video walks you through a MicroMobile® MXT275 DIY install and perform a range test. They compared a CB radio to the MXT275 range. The CB radio gave out after about 2 and a half miles, while the MXT275 with the 6dB gain antenna received and transmitted for 10 miles.
Midland 6dB & 3dB Ghost Antenna Install & Test – GMRS MicroMobile®
TheRealCobraBurnout compares the range between the MXTA25 3dB Ghost Antenna and the MXTA26 6dB Whip Antenna with the MicroMobile® MXT115. Check out this video if you are trying to decide between the upgraded antennas!
Midland X-Talker T77VP5 Two-Way Radio Range Test
Dirty Bronco Crew
Dirty Bronco Crew takes the X-talker Extreme T77VP5 Radio out on the road to test the range. The T77 is only a FRS radio and he got 7-miles between the two radios!