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Talkabout T4300 Series Two-Way Radio



DESIGNER: Motorola

It has a two-mile range and 14 channels. $19.99

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The Talkabout T4300 Series is Motorola Inc.'s least expensive consumer two-way radio. The big "talk" button control right in the middle of the device makes it easy to use for kids--and adults. Good for hiking canyons or Disneyland.

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