If you like driving with friends,
you will find that having radios
makes these trips much more fun, and safer.
Radios really only work line of
sight. Any FRS/GMRS radio will work.
The Motorola ones seem to work best. They are simple to use and get the
If you want something with slighy
better range you can get a FM/UHF/VHF
radio like a Baofeng
complicated to use and require programming to get the most out of them,
which can be a bit of a hassle. See below for stuff that will help with
that. Get this programming
Use this desktop
application to program your radio. In
that program open a file or make your own, connect the programming
cable to your radio and computer, and upload the
file to your radio.
Free by Jaap Crezee: Phone
app that can be used to convert a FRS channel into MHz, to enter into a
Baofeng radio. The are other free apps that do the same thing. Note
that entering sub channels (x.1, x.2) requires a bit more radio