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Old 17 February 2011, 14:37   #1
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Walkie Talkie Recommendations Please

For an upriver safety boat job....waterproof preferred. Anyone sell / got any recommendations please?
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Old 17 February 2011, 15:51   #2
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I haven't seen any waterproof walkie talkies - why not stick with VHF and get a couple of m33s??
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Both VHF and PMR ...and waterproof

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Hadn't seen them, nice toy but at 200 odd each I'd stick with the M33s
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Commercial Walk Talkies

http://www.mitex.co.uk/

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Hadn't seen them, nice toy but at 200 odd each I'd stick with the M33s
I am Icom dealer, i spend too much time reading specs, the mitex range are not PMR and are 5 Watt...

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Motorola do submersible ones. I know most sites I've worked on use Motorola which means theys always a decent supply on eBay.....
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Maplin sell waterproof walkie talkies.

We got a set from there for around 80.

DORO WT91x pro, rated IPx7. PMR.

They seem to work pretty well. No complaints so far.
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Maplin sell waterproof walkie talkies.

We got a set from there for around 80.

DORO WT91x pro, rated IPx7. PMR.

They seem to work pretty well. No complaints so far.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...K2Y8HD9FBRRC3B

A bit cheaper....these are still PMR ...The Mitex are Business Licence's and are a lot more powerful.

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A bit cheaper....these are still PMR ...The Mitex are Business Licence's and are a lot more powerful.

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Wow....cheers guys, great response as always!

That last linky (above) looks good for what we need.....TBH we could prob shout /hand signal /smoke signal to each other....one boat either side of the river, but this might look more professional
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