Was wondering if anyone had a recommendation for a good handheld VHF radio. Where I work we currently use Icom IC-M72 handhelds. Here is the radio on Amazon.com:
They seem to work pretty well, they are kind of expensive and seem to unlock and change channels easily.
I am looking for advice on something that is possible to use with AA or AAA batteries (out in the bush when one doesn't have access to recharge using a wall charger), has good output wattage, waterproof, and has a full range of channels.
Cobra makes this one which uses AAA:
Thanks for your help!