Two-way radio comes equipped with 22 channels for clear, crisp communication. 30-mile range allows you to communicate effectively over long distances. NOAA weather alert radio with weather scan automatically locks onto your local weather channel and alerts you to severe weather. Dual-power options allow you to use either the included rechargeable batteries or three AAA-cell batteries (sold separately) for convenient use. Hi/Lo power settings make it simple to adjust the transmit power and conserve battery life. eVox allows hands-free operation. Silent operation turns off all tones for quiet use.