How to choose the best walkie talkie?
Buying a walkie talkie might seem to be an easy job, but it is more complex. There are many varieties available and they differ a lot in terms of various features. Here are some points which you should keep in mind so that you get the best walkie talkie for your use.
- Purpose: This is the most important factor because if you need one for work then you will require a walkie talkie which is professional and powerful, as well as comes with enhanced battery life, gives a greater number of channels, is waterproof and more. If you need one for leisure like camping and such then look for a multi-channel radio one which has decent battery life and range but isn’t terribly costly.
- Radio Frequencies- VHF or UHF: Knowing the radio frequency you need is essential. There are two kinds of it- VHF enabled ones can cover greater distances with lesser power as VHF waves are longer. But they should be used in obstruction free terrain. But for leisure purposes, UHF enabled ones to work well as they can penetrate obstacles (except glass).
These points will help you choose the best walkie talkie for your needs.