What to Keep In Your Emergency Kit?

Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time, so it is important to make preparations in advance of a potential emergency situation. An emergency kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. Do you know what to keep in your emergency kit?

At first, you need prepare a durable and comfortable backpack. It will be used for packing your items and easy to carry. Then you need to prepare these basic items in your backpack:

  • Bottles of Water ( Must-have item)
  • Food (Portable and Non-perishable food, such as compressed cookies or canned food)
  • Powerful Two Way Radio (Alternative Communication)
  • Flashlight (For night walking )
  • First aid kit (Emergency medicine, such as hemostatic bandage)
  • Power Bank (Power Reserve)

Except for the two way radio, other items are easy to prepare, since they are very common in daily life. For who are looking for the suitable two way radio for emergency preparedness. I will recommend a powerful one with IP67 rating—RT29 10W UHF/VHF Two Way Radio.

two way radio in emergency kit
two way radio in emergency kit

High Power

The high power of RT29 can up to 10W, which means it can cover further range. The range of RT29 is about 2 to 3 miles in urban densely populated area, and about 2 to 5 miles in open space/mountain area. But this range is just for reference only, because the distance of the radio is greatly affected by terrains and conditions.

IP67 Rating

Rating to IP67, RT29 has super good performance on waterproof and dustproof. It will make the radio more durable in the  terrible environment.

Large Battery Capacity

RT29 is bulit with high capacity battery, up to 3200 mAh. So it supports long battery life which can be used continuously for over 24 hours. And its stand-by time can up to 250 hours.

Emergency Alarm

RT29 has the emergency alarm function. Press the alarm button, and the radio will emit the alarm sound or trigger the alarm on other two way radios.


RT29 supports 50 non-standard CTCSS and 232 DCS, which can minimize reduce unnecessary chat from others. It will be helpful when you don’t want others to listen to your calls.

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