From the roughest seas to the calmest harbors, Uniden built this durable handheld VHF Marine Radio to provide reliable communication right at your fingertips. Covering all USA, International and Canadian marine channels, as well as all N.O.A.A. Weather channels with Weather Alert, you'll always know what's coming. And, with its variable power, tough waterproof construction and backlit LCD display and keypad, you'll be able to operate with ease, no matter what the conditions. Other features include: 1 watt/5 Watt selectable power output, 10 hour NiMH rechargeable battery and alkaline battery tray, mountable charging cradle, memory channel scan and supplied with 12vDC and 110VAC charger. At this price, how can you go wrong.