28-Mile Submersible GMRS/FRS Two-Way Radios Can Be in 3 Feet of Water for 30 Minutes With No Damage
Uniden today is introducing two new waterproof GMRS/FRS two-way radios. Built to the JIS-7 standard, these rugged radios can be submersed in three feet of water for up to 30 minutes. The radios are also designed to float, making them ideal for use in a variety of weather conditions, outdoor activities and environments.
With a maximum range of 28 miles, these models are packed with all the features consumers have come to expect from Uniden’s two-way radios. The radios allow for 6,270 channel combinations to ensure secure communications that are free from interference. Features such as Channel Scan, Channel Monitor, large buttons and an over-sized backlit display ensure ease of use in any situation. Uniden’s Direct Call feature allows users to call one person in a group without calling everyone, while the innovative Auto Channel Change feature funnels everyone in a user group to a new channel to avoid interference when radio traffic is heavy.
Uniden GMR 2875-2CK
Product Pricing and Availability
Uniden’s new floating, waterproof two-way radios will be available at major outdoor retailers, in catalogs and via e-commerce sites beginning November 2009. Product pricing is as follows:
- GMR 2872-2CK Value Pack: includes belt clips, rechargeable NiMH battery packs and a dual charging cradle. MSRP $89.99
- GMR 2875-2CK: adds vibrating missed call reminder and Mossy Oak New Breakup Camouflage pattern. MSRP $99.99
Features common to both radios:
- Submersible to 3 Feet for 30 Minutes (JIS-7)
- Up to 28 Miles Range – (Range varies with terrain)
- 22 Channels (15 GMRS, 7 FRS)
- Direct Call – Lets you quickly call one of the people in your group without calling everyone.
- Vibrate Reminder
- Auto Channel Change – Changes everyone in your group to a new channel to avoid interference.
- Mossy Oak New Breakup Camoflage
- PowerBoost Key
- 285 Privacy Settings – 142 Privacy Tones + 143 Group Codes
- 6,270 Channel Combinations
- Backlit LCD Display
- Battery Strength Meter
- NOAA Weather Channels
- Keypad Lock
- Channel Scan
- Channel Monitor
- Roger Beep
- Belt Clips Included
- Charging Cradle with 2 NiMH Batteries
- Silent Mode
- Missed Call Indicator