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Two-Way Radios with Extended Range & Emergency Preparedness Features are Affordable Gifts for Active Families

Motorola Press Release - 11/23/2009

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Motorola Talkabout MJ270R Two-Way Radio

Motorola Talkabout MJ270R Two-Way Radios Feature Extended Range & Emergency Preparedness Features. They Make Affordable Holiday Gifts for Active Families and Winter Sports Enthusiasts.

LIBERTYVILLE, Il. - Motorola makes gift giving easy by providing a dependable communication tool for winter getaways and active outdoor adventures. Talkabout® MJ270R two-way radios are a practical gift option or holiday stocking stuffer, and help keep friends and families connected with those that matter most on any outing. They are a gift that can be enjoyed for years to come and complement many outdoor adventures, whether it be hunting, fishing, camping, skiing, hiking or even snowboarding.

With a range of up to 27 miles(1) (under optimum conditions), the compact MJ270R two-way radios are a reliable communication tool for on-the-go families and outdoor sports enthusiasts. The MJ270R radios have the power to communicate on the ski slopes, at the state park and even in remote wilderness areas not covered by cell phones(1). Whether snowmobiling in the woods or spending the day at the ski lodge, users will enjoy added mobility of hands-free communication available by using the iVOX speech-activated feature.

The radios are ideally suited for activities in remote locations without the added worry of pending weather conditions. Families can stay on top of changing weather conditions on the trail or at the campsite by tuning in to one of seven National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and four Environmental Canada (EC) weather channels(2), which provide continuous broadcasts of local and regional weather updates.

Practical Features for Peace-of-Mind on Every Journey

Lightweight and durable, the Motorola MJ270R radios are designed with features to keep family and friends connected and in constant communication in case of emergencies. The MJ270R radios are also equipped with an Emergency Alert feature. When the alert button is activated, the radio transmits an alert siren followed by transmission of any spoken or incidental sounds and allows users to send the signal to other radios and warn of impending danger. It also features a built-in LED flashlight for unexpected weather emergencies and power outages.

The MJ270R also features flexible charging options for ultimate mobility, making it the ideal communication tool to pack for every vacation or sports outing. Users can choose to charge in the standard dual drop-in charger or use the mini-USB port in the radio to charge with a wall - or vehicle mini-USB charger (optional accessories), which are especially useful during long road trips. And, for remote expeditions, 3 AA batteries are ideal for a quick recharge when no power is available.

Motorola Talkabout MJ270R Two-Way Radio Key Features:

-- Delivers a range of up to 27 miles(1)
-- 22 channels, each with 121 privacy codes for 2,662 combinations for clear, uninterrupted connections
-- Dual power, works with 3 double-A batteries (not included) and rechargeable NiMH batteries (included)
-- Approximately 27 hr. alkaline or 9 hr. NiMH estimated talk time
-- iVOX for speech-activated, hands-free communication
-- QT (Quiet Talk) interruption feature which helps to ensure private communication
-- Emergency alert button
-- LED Flashlight
-- Mini-USB charging port
-- Seven National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and four Environment Canada (EC) Marine Weather Channels(2)
-- Backlit display for readability in low lighting conditions
-- LCD battery meter for charge indication

Other features include: priority scan, audible low battery alert, battery save feature, keypad lock and time-out timer.

Pricing & Availability

The Motorola Talkabout MJ270R radios have an MSRP of $69.99 per pair, which includes two radios, two belt clips, one dual charger, one charging adapter, two NiMH rechargeable battery packs, and emergency preparedness checklist sheet. It is available in silver. The Motorola Talkabout MJ270R radios are available at Best Buy, RadioShack and other fine retailers. For a full listing of features and additional information on the 2009 Motorola Talkabout series of products, please visit

About Motorola

Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit

(1) The communication range quoted is calculated based on an unobstructed line of sight test under optimum conditions. Actual range will vary depending on terrain and conditions, and is often less than the maximum possible. Your actual range will be limited by several factors including, but not limited to: terrain, weather conditions, electromagnetic interference, and obstructions. See for further details.

(2) Service may not be available in all areas. Check with your local weather office for frequency and details, or visit, (Canada:

The use of two-way radios while engaged in activities requiring concentration may cause distraction or otherwise impair your ability to safely participate in such activities. Always use technology safely.

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