This package is designed to function as both a means of communication and as an all-weather alert radio, perfect for family outings and backcountry hunting trips. Enjoy a multitude of features with this Midland value radio pack, including durability, water resistance, 36 channels and NOAA weather and hazard alerts. 22 GMRS channels and an extra 14 special channels boast a range of up to 26 miles. Scan the nearest NOAA broadcast to stay on top of weather information, emergency announcements, nuclear plant warnings, biological hazards and environmental warnings such as fires and landslides. Additional features include three levels of eVox hands-free operation, silent operation, auto squelch, 121 privacy codes, channel scan, five distinct call alerts, keypad lock and a headset jack. A dual-power option allows for the use of the included rechargeable batteries (charger included) or four AAA batteries.