$49.99 AT Bass pro for one. I have had this $49.99 for 2 years and it comes with a plastic bag enclosure, and ear piece, and you can charge it or use standard batteries.
Midland® 5-Watt Full Channel VHF Nautico Radio - Model NT1VP
With no installation or antenna needed, this affordably priced handheld marine radio is a great safety device for your small boat. Rugged and water resistant, the radio is engineered with 5 watts of transmission, receives and transmits 88 US and international channels and receives immediate weather updates through the 10 NOAA channels. Equipped with an emergency channel for quickly accessing information, dual watch scans for active transmissions, 3 call tones let you identify different calls from within your group, LCD display shows current active channel, a handy battery level indicator and a belt clip keeps your radio within reach.
88 US and International channels
5 watts of transmit
10 NOAA weather
3 call tones
Dual watch—monitor channels
Scans for activity
Emergency Channel for easy access information
Uses 4 AA alkaline or rechargeable batteries (not included)
Additional accessories include:
Headset for hands-free talking and receiving
Battery charger, AC adapter and mount
Watertight storage bag
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Its my backup.