Stay in close communication with everyone in your party no matter how far they wander with the Talkabout T260TP. Enjoy constant contact while you’re camping, hiking, fishing or sailing even when you’re out of cell phone range. Make sure that no matter what’s going on ahead, whether it’s stormy seas or a spectacular view, that you are never out of touch.
Here’s all the stuff you get in your package:
- 3 radios
- 3 belt clips
- 3 NiMH rechargeable batteries
- Y cable adapter with dual micro-USB connectors
- 1 user guide
Stay on Top of the Weather
When you’re enjoying the great outdoors, especially if you’re a fan of climbing snowy peaks, you always need to know what to expect. Tune into one of the 11 weather channels and initiate weather alerts so you’re forewarned of upcoming storms. Make sure the NOAA radio service is available in the area you’re visiting by checking with your local weather office at www.weather.gov/nwr. Canadians, go to www.msc.ec.gc.ca/msb/weatheradio.
Extra-Wide Communication Range
In clear conditions, you can contact people up to 25 miles away. If you’re in open water, chat with folks 6 miles away or 1 mile away in your neighborhood. Actual communication range will vary depending upon weather conditions, topical obstructions and terrain, and potential electromagnetic interference. In other words, always test your range before you assume anything. Safety first!
Use your T260 like a speakerphone thanks to the iVOX/VOX feature. Keep on moving up the side of that mountain or down the trail and answer a call with the ultimate convenience, even when you’re in completely remote locations.
Rechargeable Batteries for Extra-Long Power
Recharge your NiMH batteries anywhere there’s a power source for up to 12 hours of use. Charge up using a vehicle adapter, USB port on your computer, or an electrical outlet. Keep 3 AA batteries as back-up and enjoy an additional 29 hours of uptime. You’ll get an automatic low battery warning when you start to run out of juice. Use the timeout timer to make sure that your transmissions are successfully concluded to prevent draining the batteries further.
Customize your Call Tones
When you’re enjoying the great outdoors, you may want some variety outside of a standard ringtone. Select from 20 call tones so people know when you’re ringing them.
Thousands of Available Channel Combinations
Set up discrete channels with the available 22 channels and 121 privacy codes for a total of 2,662 potential combinations. Always have access to an open channel during peak season. Use the scanning feature to find an open channel automatically so you can start up communications quickly.
Highlights Of MOTOROLA T260 25-Mile Talkabout T260 2-Way Radios
- Up to 25-mile range
- Includes 2 radios, 2 belt clips, “Y” charging adapter with dual micro USB connectors & user guide
- 22 channels with 121 privacy codes
- 11 weather channels including 7 NOAA channels
- 20 call tones
- Keypad lock & keypad tone
- Auto squelch
- Mini USB charging
- LCD battery meter
- Low-battery alert
Compact, Lightweight, Convenient
Weighing only 4 ounces, or 0.25 pounds, you’ll hardly notice the T260 sitting on your belt loop as you bike, ski, snowboard or hike. At a mere 6 inches high, it’s easy to handle and pack up. The backlit interface makes it easy to use after dark or in low-light conditions. Even you cave spelunkers can see what you’re doing.
If other members in your group have different brands and models, you can all still communicate if their radios are FRS/GMRS compatible. Make sure you ask the FCC for permission to use GMRS frequencies: 800-418-3676. Yes, there are forms. (There are always forms.)
Use the keypad lock to add a security feature so no one can inadvertently reset your profile settings.
Eco-smart technology conserves precious battery life while the radio is idle. This feature also uses less energy while the radio is charging, decreasing charging time and pulling less drain on the battery.