How to choose the right GMRS walkie-talkie from Retevis Solutions

How to choose the right GMRS walkie-talkie from Retevis Solutions

Retevis Solutions is a Retevis team that focuses on providing long-range walkie talkies and radio solutions. GMRS radio is Retevis Solutions' outstanding advantage. At present, in Retevis Solutions stores, there are six GMRS handheld walkie-talkies. In addition to different appearances, their functions are also different, do you know how to choose the most suitable GMRS walkie-talkie from Retevis Solutions online website?

Before making a choice, we must first understand the main differences between Retevis Solutions' six GMRS walkie-talkies.

please see the following table(You are interested in a certain model, please click on the product picture or the model directly to purchase from the Retevis Solutions official website):

Pictures Retevis RT76 GMRS radio Retevis RT76P GMRS radio Retevis RB26 GMRS radio Retevis RB75 GMRS radio Retevis RB17A GMRS radio Retevis RB27 GMRS radio
Model RT76 RT76P RB26 RB75 RB17A RB27
FCC ID 2ASNSRT76 2ASNSRT76 2ASNSRB26 2ASNSRT76 2ASNSRB17A 2ASNSRB27
Battery capacity 1400mAh 1400mAh 2000mAh 4500mAh 2200mAh 1500mAH
IP level IP54 IP67
Weather Alert NOAA NOAA
Operating Temperature -20℃ ~+60℃ -20℃ ~+60℃ -20℃ ~+60℃ -20℃ ~+60℃ -30℃ ~+60℃ -20℃ ~+60℃
RF Power High:5W  Low:0.5W High:5W  Low:0.5W <3W ≤5W ≤5W High:5W  Low:0.5W
Antenna Impedance 50ohm 50ohm 50ohm 50ohm 50ohm 50ohm
Working Voltage 7.4V DC 7.4V DC 3.7V DC 7.4V DC 7.4V DC 7.4V DC
Repeater Connection Support Support Support Support Support Support
Standby Dual Standby Dual Standby
Features easy to operate Voice Compandor Powerful Torch Light Companding function Busy Channel Lockout LED flashlight, sound and light alarm function
Alarm Function Remote/local  Remote/local  Remote/local  Remote/local Local Local
Dimensions 200*60*35mm 225*54*35mm 122*61*36mm 270*63*39mm 124*58*39mm 59.5*127*36mm

From the picture, we can see that the styles of Retevis GMRS walkie-talkies are different. Retevis RT76 does not have a screen, Retevis RT76 has a display and full buttons, Retevis RB26 is very thin and light, Retevis RB75 has a popular appearance, and Retevis RB17A has a special Outdoor green, Retevis RB27 is the orange-black color of the process, with a display, and simple buttons.

All Retevis GMRS walkie talkie with FCC certification, are all GMRS hand-held walkie-talkies that comply with FCC standards, so you don’t have to worry about the quality of the product and its license.

For the battery capacity, Retevis RT76 and RT76P use the same original 1400mAh Li-ion battery, Retevis RB27 has a larger 1500mAh battery capacity. While the no screen and keypad RB26 and RB17A have 2000mAh and 2200mAh battery capacities respectively. Retevis RB75 has a 4500mAh very large battery capacity.

For the IP waterproof and dustproof function, Retevis RT76, RT76P, RB17A, RB27 GMRS radio have a standard function, Retevis RB26 GMRS radio have IP54 waterproof and dustproof function, and Retevis RB75 has IP67 waterproof and dustproof function.

For the Weather Alert, Retevis RT76P and Retevis RB27 GMRS radio with keypad and screen display with NOAA functions, very fit for outdoor activity use.

From the Operating Temperature, we can see that the Retevis RB17A GMRS radio has a -30℃ ~+60℃ Operating Temperature, make it very suitable for use in low-temperature environments.

From the RF Power function, we can see that, except for the low transmit power of RB26, whose power is <3W, Allall other GMRS walkie-talkies have a high power of 5W, which means that they can bring you a longer talking distance.

All Retevis GMRS walkie talkies have an alarm function, and support connects GMRS repeater by program the DPL of your handheld walkie talkie depend on the repeater information you want to connect, which is very convenient to get long calling distance.

Retevis RT76P and Retevis RB27 GMRS radio screen display also support them have a dual standby function, make your signal reception is more convenient.

Retevis GMRS handheld walkie talkie using

After learning the main functions of Retevis GMRS walkie-talkies, how should we choose a GMRS walkie-talkie that suits us?

The answer is to start from the needs!

For family outdoor activities, such as family outdoor camping, hiking, rock climbing, etc., if you have children, we recommend the Retevis RTB26 GMRS walkie-talkie, which is easier to operate because Retevis RB26 is very simple, lightweight, easy to operate, and suitable for children; if it is For the communication between adults, the Retevis RB27 GMRS walkie-talkie is recommended, because the Retevis RB27 GMRS radio has simple buttons and NOAA functions. The flashlight function can help you get weather forecast reminders outdoors, and the flashlight function can make you night Activities are more convenient.

For preppers, we recommend you to use Retevis RB27 GMRS walkie-talkie, because its display and easy keyboard can help you get more comprehensive functions. These functions are very helpful in emergency rescue situations. Retevis RB27 high power and support connect repeaters will help you get a longer calling distance. The NOAA function of Retevis RB27 can make you feel more secure.

For family road trips, we recommend that you choose Retevis RT76P or RT76. You can make the right choice according to your functional needs. The reason is that Retevis RT76P and RT76 GMRS walkie-talkies have borrowed appliances, support direct charging of car cigarette lighters, and support connections GMRS relay, very convenient for family car outdoor travel.

For the GMRS walkie-talkie used by ham, we recommend Retevis RT76P, because the Retevis RT76P GMRS walkie-talkie has a display, full keyboard, and complete functions, which is very suitable for Ham who likes to study walkie-talkies.

If you still don’t know which one is the best GMRS radio and service for you, please contact us: info@retevissolutions.com. Retevis Solutions always with you to supply the best GMRS radio and service for you.


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