The Uniden GMR5099 is a family friendly radio that is perfect for a variety of situations. With a long range, additional emergency and safety features, and the capability to use a ton of accessories, the GMR5099 is a great gift (for yourself or for others). The battery life is long-lasting and the included privacy features ensure private communication between you and others you are communicating with.
The GMR5099 includes the following:
- 2 radios
- 2 headsets
- 2 belt clips
- 2 carabiner clips
- 2 NiMH battery packs
- Charging cradle
- AC adapter
This model from Uniden comes with a 50 mile maximum range. That range is much farther than most models on the market at a similar price point. If you are looking for something which can be used in the neighborhood or on long-range excursions into the wilderness, this radio might be the perfect choice for you.
The GMR5099 provides users with a means of crystal clear communication. With this radio system, you don’t have to worry about additional static or problematic transmissions. Whatever you say will be transmitted to the other user (or anyone else listening) clearly and effectively every single time.
Uniden has put a lot of design and engineering work into this radio. With a rugged design, the radio can be dropped with no fear of breaking easily. The faceplate and the radio itself are made of hard rubberized plastic which stands up to the rigors of the field. Every part of the radio has been put together with expertise one would expect from Uniden.
Better still, these radios are waterproof. They float when they are dropped in water. Additionally, the radio can survive (and work fine) when submerged in water for up to 30 minutes (often longer). Don’t worry about losing your radio in the river, lake, or even the pool in your backyard. The radio, when dropped in water, will simply pop back up to the surface where you can then retrieve it with no fuss and no mess. Then just continue using it like nothing even happened.
An included strobe light and flashlight function will extend the ability to use this radio even farther. Don’t worry about forgetting your flashlight again! You also have the ability to alert other people or emergency crews to your location with the strobe. The high intensity LED light will give you the peace of mind that comes with lighting up the darkness.
Weather alerts are included on the GMR5099 as well. NOAA weather stations allow you to receive any important information which is being provided by the National Weather Service. Staying apprised of the weather when you are on the field can be a matter of life and death. With the GMR5099, you are choosing the safe path. When not in communication, the GMR5099 automatically scans and monitors weather channels for any pertinent information.
The Uniden GMR5099 also comes with the standard Uniden warranty, which ensures that you will have no issue if the radio is damaged or has a design flaw when it is purchased. Uniden will replace it or fix it at no charge to you. The warranty adds an extra layer of both safety and value to these radios that many similar models do not have.
The GMR5099 is the perfect choice for outdoor enthusiasts and can stand up to the rigors of any situation. The high quality design that this unit features and all of the additional inclusions make it hard to pass up for the price. Do yourself a favor and take a look at this radio the next time you are looking for a cool camping gadget or communication tool.