The Motorola XT460 is a valuable tool, made to work with. With this radio you can understand each other in a room up to 16250 m2 , through 13 floors or in an open field up to 9 km away. Keep in touch with many different parties through the 8 channels. 219 privacy codes provide a clear signal. On the display you see which channel you are on. The 2 function buttons can be programmed with the free downloadable software. Do not worry if you take the XT460 outside. Motorola tests her radios for resistance to the most extreme conditions. Hours of rainfall, dust storms, exposure to salt water, vibrations, a strong drop test and extremely high and low temperatures are no problem for the XT460.