JEEP LIFE AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS
"Not all those who wander are lost"
Jeepers love hitting the trail. We love being outdoors, we love seeing what our Jeeps can do and of course we love the time spent with the friends we go out with. To stay connected on the trail the go to for years has been the CB. Yup, the just about as old as communication itself, the CB usually finds it's way into every Jeep that gets off the beaten path. It's time for a new paradigm though and Midland has it!
Now, don't get me wrong, the CB isn't a bad way of staying connected on the trailer all. I'm just saying...maybe it's time to open our eyes up to something better. Something...less bulky, something that doesn't need to be tuned and one of the biggest upsides, something that gives us the ability to communicate outside of the vehicle just as easy as in AND with just about any existing device on the market.
Midland 2-way radios allow people to stay in communication while doing just about anything within a certain range. From backyard adventures with the kids, to the job site and every outdoor adventure you can dream up, the 2 way radio is the choice for communication. They are fun, easy to use and inexpensive, which makes them perfect for the masses.
Now, before the haters start sounding off, let's talk power. Yes, your average 2-way radio has a low range. Honestly though, I can't think of a time I went out with a group of friends and we didn't stick together as just need to get from Vehicle to vehicle, or just outside of them...can you? In fact we would often skip our CBs altogether and just pick up a little handheld to use because they are so easy. (New Jeepers, friends that don't always go or when there's a Jeep full of friends wanting to clown on the guy who just got stuck two Jeeps back).
Midland didn't except the status qou though. For the hardcore that demand distance, don't worry Midland has you covered too. The Midland MXT400 and the MXT115 are high power 2-way radios that break the barriers of range. 40 watts of power on the MXT400 makes it he most powerful GMRS radio on he market and with 8 high power repeater channels available the distance that can be reached is no longer an issue. The MXT115 isn't far behind though and have the 8 high powered repeater channels as well.
Jeep clubs, expedition leaders, group campers and anyone else that belongs to or leads a group of people outdoors, let me tell you how I chose to go all 2-way radios, and although I do keep the Midland 75-822 Portable CB onboard, it's role is for back up, emergencies or when needed for outside of my team's communication.
Ideally, the front and rear vehicles run the MXT400 and/or MXT115 because of the high power repeater channels. Everyone in between gets an easy to use, handheld Midland X-Talker. Simple right? That also means everyone has the ability to communicate in or out of the vehicles and that's important when you love to explore like we do. I also run the MXT115 in my Base Camp Trailer so the longer ranger contact is available to anyone that stays behind. The system works wonderfully and in the bigger picture it works out to be cheaper, more inclusive and way easier for everyone.
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