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27 Mile Two Way Radio – hello, hello…?


A 27 Mile Two Way Radio is more than just a walkie talkie with a very large range. It’s a full on life adventure, with Lassie, lost kittens and a happy reunion down a mine shaft. It’s also the kind of product, pug ugly as it is, that could render mobile phones redundant in the right circumstances. $89.50.

 Use our 27-mile Two Way Radios to help you get the most out of your next grand outdoor adventure. Long-range, long battery-life radios are perfect for hiking through national parks or shopping in the city. * Ultra-compact * GMRS/FRS two-way communication * Range of up to 27 miles * Runs on rechargeable ultra-high-capacity lithium-ion batteries…


  • That radio sounds fantastic, I hope the reception is pretty good on the handset as well as the range.

    Please can you tell me what the make and model is?? so I can do some research before I look into buying it, thanks.

  • FRS and GRMS radios lack both the power and antenna gain to transmit 27-miles. Pure hyperbole on the part of the manufacturers. In field experence the FRS radios are good for 1-3 miles in open terrain, much less in urban areas. The GRMS radios channels which require a $75 FCC license to legally operate on are good for about twice the FRS distances.

    To actually transmit 27-miles you need something like an amateur radio setup with a couple of antennas mounted high enough to clear the curvature of the earth. The amateur radio license requires a simple (no Morse Code) test and $14.

    Two guys standing in wide open terrain with walkie-talkies have a radio horizon of about 6-miles depending on how tall they are due to the curvature of the earth. Beyond that the transmitted signal can not be seen by the opposite antenna and therefore, not heard.

    27-miles is a pipe dream.

  • Whoa, fascinating feedback Paul. So what you’re saying is they’re lying to us? Wow, that’s pretty brazen if true. Let’s hope a prospective customer challenges them on that. In this country we have laws which cover lying to sell stuff… :-)

  • Hey Paul,

    You are right that the 27 mile claim is full bologne. There should be better laws that protect consumers who really think that they can use a radio like a cell phone. Even professional, expensive radios like the Motorola BPR40 will never get that range.

  • If you know anything about two-way radios, you know that claims of HUGH distance always need to be taken with a pinch of salt. There are so many variants which can affect range that it's hard to promote the exact capabilities. I've been in situations when i have managed to get 40 miles without any problem and other occasions when we struggled to get any communication less than 2 miles apart. its a bit of trial and error in the radio business. For an extensive range of two-way radios visit Its a great website and the service has always been good when i ve brought from them in the past

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