Motorola MH230R – 2-way Radio with 23 Mile Range

The Motorola MH230R two-way Radio is one that has a 23-mile range as well as 22-channel FRS/GMRS. One important thing about this two-way radio is that it comes in a pair. A typical situation where you might find yourself wanting to use a two-way radio like the Motorola MH230R might be when you are hiking, camping or fishing.

A two way radio such as this really would be the optimum way to keep in close contact with the other members of your group. Another situation where you might want to use something like this is if you are going on a cruise and you want a convenient way of staying in touch with your other group members when you are on the cruise ship.


Key features of the Motorola MH230R include an 8-hour rechargeable battery life as well as a 10 hour alkaline battery life. 11 weather channels are also featured (7 NOAA) and it also has an ‘alert’ feature. The Motorola MH230R sports 22 channels and it also has 121 privacy codes.

The range of this two way radio pair is up to 23 miles and it also features hands free communication with something called ‘iVOX’.

The Motorola MH230R, as mentioned previously comes in a set of two and there are also two belt clips. There is 1 dual drop-in charger as well as one charging adaptor and also 2 NiMH rechargeable battery packs. However, the only colour it seems to be available at this time is yellow.

Other features of the Motorola MH230R are dimensions of 2.1 x 1.2 x 6.2 inches and the kind of display it uses is the VFD type. It also has a 1 year warranty. This two-way radio set requires 3 AAA batteries in order to be able to operate it and the good news is that they are included. The Motorola MH230R is also water resistant which will be a very desirable feature for people wanting to use it in an outdoor environment. There is also a battery save feature as well as a mini USB charging port.


If you are in the market for a pair of two-way radios then the Motorola MH230R is definitely the one to go for. That is to say, if you are just wanting to use them for activities such as hiking, camping, fishing or maybe even hunting then they will do the job nicely. However if you are in the market for a two-way radio set to be used under more ‘extreme’ conditions then this one is probably not the one you should go for.

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