Entry-Level Walkie Talkies

Posted by Radio Resource Inc. on Oct 30, 2019 9:23:21 AM

Entry-Level Walkie Talkies

Some radio users want simplicity and are looking for a push-to-talk solution. Based upon price point and user functionality there are a few Motorola Solutions entry-level radios that can give you extended coverage at an economical price. Simple functions like being repeater capable, scanning, and alert tones are still available with these radios as well.


The VX-261 is a durable 4-watt radio that is simple to operate and a favorite among users who are looking to keep their costs down. Motorola solutions acquired the VX and EVX series radios in January of 2018. The Motorola VX-261 is an analog only radio that is durable and user friendly. The Motorola EVX-261 is also available for those users who are needing DMR digital voice.




The Motorola EVX-S24 is quite possibly the most popular entry level radio. Clear DMR digital voice and a digital display gives users an easy interface. This radio is small, compact, and easy to use. It also happens to be water submersible up to 3 feet for 30 minutes as long its ports are closed. Motorola has this radio available in black or yellow while having an IP67 rating.



The Motorola CP200d is another popular radio from Motorola. Numerous construction companies and schools have had great success with this radio. It comes in a digital or analog version. Analog version users do have an option to upgrade the radio to digital in the future if needed via a software EID. Multiple accessory and carry options are available for this radio.

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Topics: VX-261, EVX-S24, CP200d

Popular School Radios

Posted by Radio Resource Inc. on Aug 7, 2019 3:11:49 PM

Popular School Radios

Two-way radio communication in schools is key in keeping staff connected and helping manage emergency situations on campus. With that, there are a few radios that come to mind that are popular in schools today.

The EVX-S24 boasts a small form factor and display screen that is easy to read. This 3 watt digital radio is easy to carry and gives clear digital audio. The EVX-S24 offers an IP67 rating and is water submersible for up to 3 feet for 30 minutes. Teachers, administrators, and office staff will appreciate having this small radio at their desk or on their hip. Other advanced scan features, direct call abilities, and text messaging allows private conversation if needed.

The SL300 is another popular radio among schools. This slim radio can easily slide into a coat pocket or fit on your hip in its swivel carry holster. Its display allows you to see what channel you are operating on and provides clear audio. Operating at 3 watts in digital this radio will help your team stay connected from the playground to the front office. When operating in digital multiple emergency options are available and can be programmed into the side programmable button. When looking for a sleek and reliable option, the SL300 gives you advanced features with a professional look. 

One last radio to mention is the Motorola VX-261. This radio is perfect for the entry level user that is looking for a simple push-to-talk solution while maximizing coverage. This 4 watt analog radio has a great price point and still offers different scan features and a solid durability rating.

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Topics: Motorola, SL300, school safety, two-way radios, Safety, VX-261, EVX-S24

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