Just how far can you talk on a typical GMRS radio?
Well, for starters, there is really no typical
GMRS Radio, per se. If you see a GMRS radio bubble
pack of walkie-talkies claiming "10 miles" as range, it
probably is a 1 watt (or even less) radio. The good
folks at Motorola put together a nice little video that
explains it fairly well.
GMRS Radio Tones for Privacy
The following video will let you determine how best to
choose a channel and tones combination in order to avoid