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Is it different? You bet! It FLOATS, has a Clear Voice Boost feature, a true noise canceling microphone, and more!
Clear Voice Boost: In addition to manual adjustment, the radio itself adjusts speaker output level automatically according to the ambient sound pressure level so that you will not miss communications during a sudden burst of noise. The automatically set volume can be instantly overridden by manual operations including instant max volume / mute selection.
Noise Canceling Microphone: The sub-microphone on the rear panel inverts phase and cancels out ambient noise from the main microphone. As a result, the M36* reduces the affect of background noise (particularly trebly noise) from the transmitted signal and makes it easier to catch voice communication.
LOUD Button: When you need an instant “boost” in the volume, a simple push of the “LOUD” button gives you full volume immediately. In addition, holding the “LOUD” button mutes the audio output.
Other features include weather alert, Dual- and Tri-watch and optional waterproof/floating speakermic. It’s LOUD too! 700mAh (typical) audio output power—twice previous generation entry-class radios. Maximum-allowed six watts RF transmit power. Two-step power save function—stretch the battery charge to its limits. Very large backlit display and keypad—easy to use in foul weather!
- AquaQuake™ water draining function
- Dual/Tri-Watch function
- Instant access to channel 16 or 9
- Four level battery indicator
- Auto power save function
- LCD and key backlighting for nighttime operation
- Material: Cast aluminum chassis
- Controls: Backlit pushbuttons
- Scanning Modes: Priority, Tag, Dual- and Tri-watch
- Weather Alert: Yes
- Antenna: Flexible whip
- Transmit Power: 6/1 Watt
- Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 0.25uV; Rejection: 70 db
- Battery Life Li-ion: 10 hours
- Battery Life Alkaline: 19 hours
- Waterproof: Mfr.-rated IPX7
- Dimensions: 2 3/8"W x 5 5/8"H x 1 11/16"D
- Screen Size: 1 3/8" X 15/16"
- Weight: 10.6oz.
- Warranty: Three-year waterproof
What's in the Box
- M36 Handheld VHF Radio
- Battery pack, BP-252
- Battery charger, BC-173
- AC adapter, BC-147
- Belt clip, MB-109
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