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Old 05-18-2006, 03:03 PM
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We are going on the triumph with the kids. Any reccommediations on "good" walkie talkies so we can kep in touch with the kids all over the ship. Thank you
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Old 05-18-2006, 03:03 PM
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We are going on the triumph with the kids. Any reccommediations on "good" walkie talkies so we can kep in touch with the kids all over the ship. Thank you
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Old 05-19-2006, 03:46 PM
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Hello, in response to your 2 way radio question I would first like to say Ive always used them and they work very well. Theres no need to spend a lot of money for them unless you will have regular future use for them. I have and have had for about 4 yrs. now a set from Motorola, they are called Talkabout T5420 They have a range of about 3 miles. I'm sure they are much improved by now. I purchased the less expensive set and like I said I still use them when I cruise. After reading your post I actually took them out and dusted them off for Sept 06. Carnival Destiny, southern caribbean( 2nd time doing that itinerary). Have a safe and great cruise.
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Old 05-19-2006, 04:26 PM
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thank you for your input. please remember to get new batteries
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Old 05-19-2006, 08:13 PM
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Not sure of the exact name motor rola is the brand they work well I have a 10 and 13 so they where always on the go.
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Old 05-23-2006, 06:48 PM
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I also own Motorola radios. I've had them for 4 years now and they work great on the ship (we also use them at conventions). There is a "family class" and a "business class" radio, the latter having a distance of UP TO 6-10 miles, family radio UP TO 3 miles. On the ship the distanced can be much shorter due to the walls & floors between you, but the will still cover most of the ship.
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Old 05-23-2006, 07:49 PM
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Thank you. What kind of radios are "business class"
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Old 05-24-2006, 08:20 AM
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There are basically two classes of Motorola radios.. the consumer class and the "business" class mentioned which really means that you would need a FCC liscense to use them. These radios have a much further range than the consumer radios. (And you should not be able to buy them without a liscense.) But there are consumer class radios that have really good range (1 mile or more) and they work really well. Be sure to get a model that has many channels you can use so that you can swithc around and find an unused channel. Most of the Motorola radios offer at least 7 channels each with multiple sub channels.

And bring extra batteries. If the kids leave them on, they can drain down in a couples of days.
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Old 05-24-2006, 02:04 PM
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You can rent Walkie talkies on the ship..or at least you could on conquest
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Old 05-25-2006, 08:49 AM
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How much is it to rent the 2 way radios on the Conquest?
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