This two-way radio allows staff members to stay in constant contact within a 250,000 square feet range resulting in increased productivity and faster service to customers. Re-chargeable lithium-ion batteries are included and provide an estimated battery life of 15 hours per charge. The unit also comes with a swivel belt holster, power adapter and a drop-in charging tray. This eight channel two-way radio operates on 99 UHF business exclusive frequencies with 219 privacy codes to help ensure a clean signal. Advanced voice activation (VOX) enables convenient hands-free operation when used with optional accessories. The easy read display allows users to view the operating channel and radio status and the channel announcement with voice alias announces the battery level and channel every time the device is turned on. Channel eight on this two-way radio is pre-assigned to the National Weather Service to receive warnings and forecast information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be configured based on your geographic location. Customize channels by selecting from 16 pre-recorded work functions such as security, customer service, cashier, etc. The durable design of this two-way radio meets military specifications for sealing against dust, wind, shock, vibration and other adverse conditions while the antimicrobial coating prevents surface growth of mold and germs. A 1500 megawatt speaker will ensure clear communication. Carrying this lightweight two-way radio will not add strain to employees as it weighs just 9 ounces and measures 2 1/4" x 1 5/8" x 4 1/2" (W x D x H). FCC narrowband ready. Not for sale in Canada.