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Five Points to Note for Picking Farm Radios

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Spring is here, it’s time for seeding up. Many countries and regions start their busy days for farming, such as Canada. Canada celebrated their Agriculture Day on February 22. To make communication more convenient, there is a need to use two way radios for farm use. When picking radios, there are five points to keep in mind.

1. Range and Wattage

Whether working a smaller farm or a vast agricultural area, range will be farmers’ first consideration for picking two way radios. When choosing the radios, you must consider the terrain of your farm and obstructions. These factors will greatly affect the range of radios. And don’t forget to consider the wattage of radios. The higher the wattage, the wider the coverage range of a device.

2. Quality & Durability

Quality and durability are important factors to consider as well. Becasue farms are not always neat and clear but wet and muddy. Sometimes radios may get wet or accidentally dropped. So farm radios must be rugged and durable, such as dustproof and waterproof radios.

3. Battery Capacity

What’s important for users is always keeping in touch and no worries about died radio battery. So large battery capacity is in need. Also charging method should be convenient. For example, USB charging will be better for taking outside than desktop chargers.

4. Easy to Use

Farm operators may be are beginners of two way radios. Taking out of box radios may be more suitable for them. No need to take hours or complicated steps to install. So it would be better to choose mountable equipment or handy two way radios.

5. Practical  Features

Farm operators may not need much functions when working. But some features of radios will be very practical. For instance, NOAA Weather Alert and Emergency Alarm. Knowing the weather in advance will be important for farmers adopt coping strategies. Emergency Alarm can be a guarantee of farm safety.

RB86 GMRS Mobile Radio

After keeping the above five points in mind, you may be curious about where to find the best two way radios for farm use. It just so happen that Retevis 20W Waterproof GMRS radio is here. The power of RB86 up to 20W and it is repeater capable. It is easy to connect to other GMRS radios and GMRS repeaters on the way. As we all know GMRS provides better range and improved sound quality. Rating to IP67, the durability of RB86 will be greatly improved. What’s more, RB86 has 11 NOAA weather channels, it will inform you of all kinds of horrible weather in time.This radio kit is ideal for tractors, harvesters, or trucks as it can easily be mounted.

RB86 two way radios for farm use

RB86 two way radios for farm use

Currently, there are four RB86 Radio Kit for Farming on sales. You can choose the kit depends on the type of your farm.

1.Mini Antenna Kit, including RB86 Mobile Radio and 70W MR100 Magnet Antenna with Mount.  Price: $115.99

RB86 Mini Antenna Kit

RB86 Mini Antenna Kit

2. NGP Antenna Kit, including RB86 Mobile Radio and 150W MR200 Antenna with NMO Mount.  Price: $121.99

RB86 NGP Antenna Kit

RB86 NGP Antenna Kit

3. Short Antenna Kit, including RB86 Mobile Radio, VHF/UHF PL259-M Stubby Antenna, 5 Meter RG-316 Cover Extension Cable and Antenna Mount Bracket.  Price: $125.99

RB86 Short Antenna Kit-two way radios for farm use

RB86 Short Antenna Kit-two way radios for farm use

4. High Gain Antenna Kit, including RB86 Mobile Radio, MA07 Flexibility Stainless Steel Antenna, 5 Meter RG-316 Cover Extension Cable and Antenna Mount Bracket.  Price: $138.99

High Gain Antenna Kit

High Gain Antenna Kit

Thank you for reading this blog! If you have any questions, please leave your comments below. We are looking forward to your comments!

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