Clear, crisp communication with easy button access and 22 channels. Extreme range up to 24 miles for longer range communication in open areas with little or no obstruction. Call alert notifies you of incoming calls from your group. Silent operation turns off all tones for quiet operation. HI/LO power settings lets you adjust transmit power and conserve battery life. Keypad lock prevents accidental activation of function/mode keys. Auto squelch removes annoying background noise. Includes rechargeable battery.