Midland GXT1000VP4 Overview
The GXT1000VP4 2-Way Compact Communication Radio (Pair) from Midland is a feature-packed and convenient way to stay in touch on family outings, at amusement parks, during group sports, camping, and much more. Each radio has 22 selectable standard channels, plus 28 extra channels for extra privacy. The system offers up to 36 miles of wireless range in open areas. A channel scan feature automatically checks channels for activity, ensuring that you’re on an open channel for clear communication. A dual watch monitoring feature will check for any activity on 2 channels. There are 387 privacy codes, giving you up to 5560 channel options to block other conversations.
The radio has a weather scan function that scans the active weather channel in your area. It also has an automatic NOAA alert for severe weather hazard information 24/7. An SOS siren is provided, allowing you to send a distress/locator signal in an emergency. An auto squelch feature removes annoying background noise for clear communication. Call alert has 10 different call tones to notify you of an incoming call within your group. The keypad is lockable to keep your selected settings. The silent operation mode turns off all tones for quiet, unobtrusive operation. High, medium, and low power settings let you adjust the radio’s transmit power to conserve battery life.
An eVOX mode with 9 sensitivity levels provides easy voice activation for hands-free transmission only when you speak. The radio has a JIS4 waterproof rating to protect against light rain or splashing water from all directions. Mic and headphone jacks are provided, allowing you to use the radios with the included headsets. Each radio can operate on the included rechargeable batteries, or on 4 standard AA batteries. The included desktop charger and AC adapter allow you to charge both radios via a single wall outlet, while the DC adapter lets you charge a radio in a vehicle.