Today, Yaesu announced the FT-25R 5W VHF and FT-65R 5W VHF/UHF handheld transceivers. The FT-25R and FT-65R are compact, light and ruggedly designed handheld transceivers. They both offer 5W of output power, have a 1W front facing internal speaker and are IP54 / MIL-810-C,D and E rated. A newly designed large white LED display adds improved visibility under tough conditions. The supplied 1950mAh Li-Ion battery is capable of providing up to 9 hours of operating time on a single charge!