When was the last time you tried out a decent set of 2 way radios? Now wait a minute; those Dixie cups you had back when you were four, don't really count. Okay, what am I talking about. Of course they count. Those were like the caveman version of what we toy around with these days. However, sometimes that string between them just wasn't long enough. And you know what that meant; no long distance calls. Okay, now I'm just being down right weird. Regardless of the old-school method of transmitting messages, today we have much better technology. For example, have you seen those sweet new 2 way radios from Motorola?
In Japan, a similar service is limited to 10 millwatts in the 420, 421, and 422 MHz bands. It is called "Tokutei Shoudenryoku Musen" ("SLPR:Specified Low Power motorola 2 way radio").
One of the rules is that the hunted must count to 20 every 10 minutes. Through the use of the direction finding antennas mounted on the vehicles the group seeks out the hunted successfully. I mention this as an exercise in disaster preparedness. Can you imagine a group of people like this searching for you in an actual emergency. They may be seeking your food and supplies but either way you look at it it is not pretty for you.
Although the first mobile phones were not put out until the 1980s, the Nokia Company was involved with military and 2 way radio starting in the 1960s. However, the mobile phones, which are what they are most known for today, began with gust in 1982. This was when Nokia introduced its first car phone, which was called the Mobira Senator. In 1984, the Mobira Talkman was launched, which was the first transportable phone in the world. In 1987, Nokia also introduced the world's first handheld phone, which was called the Mobira Cityman 900. The Senator had weighed 21 pounds, and the Talkman weighed in at 11 pounds. However, the Cityman was only 28 ounces, which made it much easier to hold. However, it cost about 24,000 Finnish marks, which was 4,560 Euros, or more than 8,000 dollars.
The 2 way radios are available on different types, system and technologies. Some of the types of the 2 way radios are Scanning in conventional 2 way radios, conventional 2 way radios, talk back on scan 2 way radios, trunked 2 way radios, duplex 2 way radios, simplex 2 way radios, data over two way radio and push to talk 2 way radios. To get the required frequency there is no need for tuning the equipment because it has the channelized operation in it. It is possible to use the frequencies pre selected which can be selected with the push button.
We're tough. Sure. Our air gives our kids asthma and fills doctors' offices with a raft of health maladies. Both my strapping sons have asthma. My 18-year-old, Calvin, finally was tested and was determined to have horrible allergies to just about everything carried in the air and a nasty case of asthma.
Closing Words - Whatever it is your primary use of your boat, lining up safety equipments over leisure gadgets should be your first priority. Don't be cheap when purchasing them because it could be a difference between coming back home alive or the other way around.