A Walkie Talkie is any small, handheld portable transceiver/two-way radio. These radios can operate on many different bands, including CB, FRS, GMRS, HAM, and more. They may be called by other names such as "handi-talkies" or "pack sets."
There are different Radio communication technologies and you should consider their advantages and limitations when you select a radio. Generally speaking the use of walkie talkies in a survival situation will require the use of predetermined protocols.
The range varies from under 100 feet to global coverage based on exactly which radio you have, the conditions at the time of transmission and other factors.
- Portable Radio
- Portable Transceiver
- Citizen Band
- Family Radio Service
- General Mobile Radio Service
- Amateur/HAM Radio