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Motorola TALKABOUT T280 25-Mile Two-Way Radio

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Overview & Details

Motorola TALKABOUT T280 25-Mile Two-Way Radio
Wherever your adventures take you, you can always stay in touch. The Motorola TALKABOUT two-way radio includes a range of up to 25 miles so you can reliably communicate in any situation — at a family park outing, on a camping trip, or caught in an unexpected weather emergency. Its lightweight, compact and durable design is packed with essential features so it's easy to stay safe and stay in touch. Isn't it great to know that your family and help is just a button press away?

What You Get

  • 2 Motorola 2-way radios
  • 2 Rechargeable NiMH batteries
  • AC adapter with micro-USB connectors y-cable
  • 2 Belt clips
  • Red carry case
  • Instructions
  • Manufacturer's 1-year limited warranty

Good to Know

  • The communication range quoted is calculated under optimum conditions, with an unobstructed line of sight. Actual range will vary depending on terrain and conditions, and is often less than maximum possible. Your actual range will be limited by several factors including, but not limited to, terrain, weather conditions, electromagnetic interference and obstructions. 
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The Basics

Model #: T280
Measurements: Approx. 2.13"L x 1.25"W x 6.42"H
Weight: Approx. 5.76 oz.
Battery Type: Rechargeable NiMH battery (included) or 3 AA batteries
Country of Origin: China


  • Up to 25 mile range (line of sight under optimum conditions; individual results will vary depending on terrain, obstructions and climactic conditions

Power through your adventures
  • 2 ways to power your radio: use the included NiMH rechargeable batteries for up to 10 hours or use 3 AA batteries for up to 29 hours
  • Recharge NiMH batteries by connecting to your vehicle adaptor or your computer (cable not included), or plug the supplied AC Adapter with micro-USB Y-cable into an outlet

Y-cable with dual micro-USB connectors
  • Charge two radios at that same time with the y-cable, which features dual micro-USB connectors

Know the weather in advance
  • Keep updated with real-time weather conditions by turning on one of 11 weather channels or initiating weather alerts
  • NOAA radio service may not be available in all areas

Emergency preparedness
  • Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or just making sure you and your family are informed, you will have 24/7 access to alerts ranging from flash floods to tornado warnings to national emergencies
  • Use the radio feature to team up with someone in your neighborhood to check on each other in case of emergencies
  • This radio provides the ideal combination for those who want real time accurate weather monitoring capabilities and the ability to communicate in case of emergencies

Hands-free communication
  • Accessory connector permits use of a wired audio accessory headset (sold separately) for easy hands-free operation
  • Hear messages clearly in high noise areas or in quiet environments without disturbing others
  • Enjoy the flexibility to transmit messages without removing the radio from your belt or carrying case

22 channels each with 121 privacy codes
  • With 22 channels and 121 privacy codes, totaling 2,662 combinations, it's easy to find an available channel

Dual power
  • When battery power is low without access to recharge, pop in 3 AA batteries and your unit is operating again for another 29 hours of estimated talk time

Call tones
  • A call tone is what people calling you can hear instead of the normal default ring
  • It grabs the attention of your family and friends before you start speaking

Eco smart
  • Most of the energy wasted when using a mobile device occurs during the charge
  • This radio consumes less power during its idle condition

Quickly find a channel
  • Use the scanning feature to see which channels are currently in use

Low battery alert
  • Low battery alert reminds you when batteries are running low

Keypad lock
  • Keypad lock prevents your personalized settings from being inadvertently changed

Compatible with any radio
  • You can communicate with other FRS/GMRS radios regardless of brand by being on the same channel and privacy codes


Motorola TALKABOUT T280 25-Mile Two-Way Radio
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  • Excellent

    Great item to have while hiking when cellular devices are without a signal.

    Coastalgal22, CT
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  • Awesome

    Gift for husband he loves them give him something to do with grandkids

    MicheleBar6, CT
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This global leader in wireless, broadband and automotive communications technologies is dedicated to making products that connect people to each other and the world around them. A Fortune 100 company, Motorola features an extensive list of phones and other products and services designed for personal, home, automotive and business use. Its Bluetooth accessories work seamlessly with your Bluetooth phone and other devices.