|The Midland XT511 Dynamo 22-Channel GMRS Emergency Crank Radio with NOAA All Hazard Weather Alert and AM/FM combines communication, emergency notification and information all in one package. It gives seven GMRS/FRS, seven FRS (Family Radio Service) and seven GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) channels for a combination of 22 UHF channels. Also, it is equipped with 121 privacy codes to lessen interference or eaves-dropping including an all 10 NOAA weather channels and a NOAA weather alert function. It comes with an easy-to-read backlit LCD display that shows status information at a glance even in difficult lighting conditions and is operated by large easy-to-use dials and buttons on the front, that gives quick access to important features and push-button communication. It is not simply an emergency radio, it has an AM/FM radio for entertainment, a clock with an alarm clock function and a three-LED flashlight to light up a dark night.
The XT511 radio features five separate call alerts that identify incoming calls from your group and an e-VOX function with three selectable sensitivity levels for voice-activated, hands-free operation. It also comes with a channel scan for locating active channels and features both High and Low power settings to maximize transmission distance or save power. It has the capacity to be used as a base station for big outings with a built-in charger that allows charging other Midland radios. XT511 is water resistant that can be used in most any environment with a dynamo power crank to recharge its batteries without access to electricity. It is powered by a rechargeable NiMH battery pack that can be recharged while in the radio an can also be operated with 4 “AA” batteries. It comes with external jacks for a speaker/microphone/headset option and a USB cable to charge to cell phone.
Posted 2010-11-22 and updated on Nov 22, 2010 5:37pm by richard