Waterproof 2 way radios can be an outdoor lifesaving tool, especially when you’re hiking, camping or engaging in other outdoor activities. With features like long-range connectivity, crystal clear sound quality and robust battery life, waterproof two-way radios can help you stay connected with your group, even in remote locations. They also come in handy during emergency situations, allowing you to call for help quickly. All in all, if you’re an outdoor enthusiast, investing in a waterproof two-way radio should be at the top of your list.
Waterproof Radio Picks:
All the following radios are waterproof two-way radios with IP67 waterproof rating. They can be submerged in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes without water entering. These radios are specifically designed to withstand harsh weather conditions like rain, snow, and strong winds, making them the perfect communication device for outdoor adventurers.
RT87 U/V Dual Band Radio
RT87 can support 128 channels to name and store the frequency you like. With a large capacity Li-ion rechargeable battery, it can be used over 12 hours after being full charged. With high power, RT87 can up to 5 miles, but any radios’ range will be greatly affected by the terrains and conditions. And RT87 can receive FM radio. When you are out or in an emergency, knowing what’s going on around you can be very beneficial. Other functions can found on RT87 are VOX, Busy channel lock, Power saving mode Remote Stun, Remote kill, Remote activate, Roger beep, etc.
NR30 Noise Cancelling GMRS Radio
Retevis NR30 is a commercial high-end two-way AI noise-cancelling GMRS radio with better reception and sound quality. 8 repeater channels can make ultra-long-distance call by connecting with repeaters. It features IP67 waterproof, one key group call function, CTCSS/DCS cancellation, channel lock, local/remote alarm and a variety of functions. NR30 also has a high-power UHF version, NR630, which is suitable for customers who pursue longer communication distances.
RT29 Long Range Two Way Radio
The waterproof RT29 has two versions, VHF and UHF. Its range can up to 2–6 miles. But this range is just for reference only, as we all know, the range of the radios will greatly be affected by the terrain and conditions. It is built with high capacity battery, up to 3200 mAh. So it supports long battery life which can be used continuously for over 24 hours. And its stand-by time can up to 250 hours. RT29 also has the emergency alarm function. Press the alarm button, and the radio will emit the alarm sound or trigger the alarm on other two way radios.
RT49P Floating FRS Walkie Talkies
RT49P supports dual watch function. Radios can stand by two channels at the same time. It can float on water in case it falls into water, and the flashlight will flash with white LED light, so it helps you locate and find it. RT49P also supports VOX function. Once you are in distress, you can push the button “SOS” on the left side of the radio to send rescue calls immediately. The range about 1-3 km, and the range is based on your surrounding environment. Except the waterproof feature, it also has the 11 with NOAA weather channels, you can listen your local weather channel to get the right weather forecast. RT49P also has PMR446 version RT649P for European users.
RB86 GMRS Mobile Radio
RB86 has a large and clear LCD on the radio. It’s convenient to check A/B band frequency and menu settings. RB86’s speaker mic is fully integrated. Controls are incorporated into the handheld microphone. Its keypad can also be used for operating menu settings. In a compact and mini size, RB86 can be held in one hand. Its mini size will save more dashboard space. RB86 has 11 NOAA weather channels. It will inform you of all kinds of horrible weather in time. RB86 has GMRS repeater capability, it’s easy to connect to other GMRS radios and GMRS repeaters on the way.
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