Emergency communication radios for Amateur radio operators from technician to General class. These radio will mostly consist of the famous Chinese radios from the manufacture Baofeng. These products ship from china warehouse. So please allow up to 40 days for delivery, as the manufacture is a china base company. Also with these radio we recommend if possible to use the USA software called chirp using the following link . These radios will most likely only function on the 2m -70cm frequencies. That is why dealers rate these for technician operator because it is a perfect entry radio to start with.