The Kenwood TM-281A is a 2 meter FM mobile transceiver putting out a hefty 65 watts of power. You can program up to 200 memory channels (or 100 when used with names). The display has 6 large alphanumeric characters. This radio has NOAA weather built in with alert tone. Also, the front panel and microphone keypads are both illuminated for ease of use. Built in continuous CTCSS and DCS helps to filter unwanted signals .
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