Saturday, October 20, 2018

Cobra Family Safety Radio Walkie Talkie Set #Giveaway

Disclosure: this is a sponsored post. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.



When I go to the gym, my youngest goes in the kids room and I can't see him. I am sure he is safe, otherwise I wouldn't have him in there, but an extra measure of security that we now have, and love, is the Family Safety Radio Set from Cobra. There are many features we appreciate with these radios, but the most important one is that it allows us to communicate with each other clearly, up to a 5 mile range.




What's in the box? 2 adult radios, 2 radios for children, a charging cable, lanyards and the instructions.


A small detail, but one that I also like is that these radios are very brightly colored, making them easy to locate (important inside, and even moreso outdoors).


Using them is a piece of cake. The child wears the smaller one on a lanyard around his/her neck. The adult keeps the hand-held held one with them. I love that Cobra thought t put a lanyard on the child's radio, because no active child is going to be able to keep track of a hand-held for long (there's just too much stuff to do when you're out and about playing). They also took into consideration that there should be a distinct tone when there is an incoming call, as well as a light that indicates someone is trying to reach you. Oh, and did I mention, they're waterproof?!?!?!? That is a top priority for us here in Florida, where it rains at the blink of an eye.


We tried it both ways, with my son using the child's radio and then using the adult radio while I wore the other one around my neck. The radio projected our voices to each other, clear as a bell which is important to note because some radios for kids can sound muffled. It's easy to use the hand-held radio as well. It operates with the push of a button just like a traditional walkie talkie, and the children's version that is on the lanyard, works by voice activation. That is awesome because your child doesn't have to know how to push the button to talk in order to use it. I'm thinking these would be so nice to have on our trip to Disney World next month. My son is getting older, as am I (my interests are not aligned with extreme go-go-go and fun anymore like they used to be), and he likes to venture off with his older siblings instead of staying with mom all of the time. Though I trust his siblings, and we communicate by cell phone when apart anyway, this would be an even better alternative because I could directly communicate with him, instead of having to call his brothers or sister to get through to him, and vice versa.

He was tired and toasted from being in the sun all day at schools-out-today camp,
but he perked right up when we went to the movies. Surprise!
After our trip to the gym, I surprised my son with a weeknight trip to the movies (rare because we both go to bed pretty early when there is school/work the next day). He's been wanting to see the new Goosebumps movie, and I'm not a fan of scary, so he thought he wasn't going to get to go, but you know us moms have all kinds of surprises up our ruffly sleeves. ;) We used it in the theater...


as well as outside of it, both close-up and with him by the car while I stood on the curb by the theater, so that was 3 different sets of conditions under which we used it. We also took it to the park a few days later, where my son was shooting hoops with his friends, and I was walking the trail right next to where he was, but still out of his sight at times. It worked great there too. I really like the added sense of security we get from being able to have these with us when we are out of the house. I recommend them to anyone with kids at home, or even adults if you're going hiking, camping or something similar! Scroll to the bottom of this post to enter to win a set of your own!

COBRA FS300-2 FAMILY SAFETY RADIO SET 
(TWO PRE-PAIRED SEt) 

Two Adult Radios + Two Child Radios - A solution designed for family safety.

  • Child Radio Up to 5-mile range – When paired with Adult Radio.
  • Adult Radio Up to 16-mile range - When used with other FRS Radio.
  • iVOX – Intelligent voice-activated transmission enables people around a child to respond to a call without touching a button to give the location of that child.
  • Waterproof – Child FRS is designed to IPX6 waterproof standards.
  • Roger beep - Confirmation tone indicates to others it’s clear to talk.
  • Power saver circuitry - Unique circuit extends battery life when not transmitting or receiving.
  • Call Alert - Provides a recognizable alert for incoming calls.
  • Comes with lanyard for a child to wear around their neck.
  • Already Paired Ready to use without setup. No cell service required.

THere is a Giveaway!

One lucky winner will get a family safety radio set from Cobra, to call their own. US entrants only.

80 comments:

  1. I learned their Cobra WR380 radio has a built-in NOAA radio receiver.

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  2. I learned that their products are available in over 40 countries around the world via 200 plus retailers/online stores and more than 10,000 shop fronts.

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  3. I learned that different models are available in different shapes for your needs and carry comfort. They have different sets from pairs to family sets.

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  4. I learned they have 6 different series of two way radios

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  5. I like the activities tab.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  6. 10,000 stores that is impressive must work well to have done that.

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  7. Sound like they are a great extra layer of security indeed. Can't go wrong with that.

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  8. I like Cobra PRO Series PR562BLT 32-Mile Bluetooth Two Way Radio/Walkie Talkie.

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  9. what an awesome idea! I have young kids and it would definitely come in handy!

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  10. This would be a safety net for children to and from schools. Good idea.

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  11. This would be nice for my girls! Too bad I live in the Philippines! huhuh I can't join.

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  12. Wow, this walkie talkie set looks awesome! I love the fact that it comes with lanyard for a child to wear around their neck to minimize the chance of losing it. Also, good to know that the radio projected the voice clearly to one another. Good stuff!

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  13. I learned that all items, new and unopened are returnable for any reason within 30-days of purchase.

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  14. I like their COBRA CX116A 18-MILE TWO WAY RADIO/WALKIE TALKIE

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  15. This looks like a great walkie set for the family. Perfect size and construction.

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  16. I will have to do more research into this. I have been allowing my boys to a further down our neighborhood a little at a time. This might help add a level of comfort.

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  17. I like the idea of using them for camping, as we are big campers. Also, thought they would be a great idea for using in theme parks, since we don't all have our own phones, and we go to a local theme park a lot.

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  18. Kids and walkie talkies make the best combination. It's such a great way to be connected.

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  19. I really like the COBRA ACXT1035R FLT 37-MILE TWO WAY RADIO / WALKIE TALKIE set. Like the distance and the features. :-) Thank you.

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  20. He'll have fun with those if he has someone to play with him. Isaak would love a set. Mica on the other hand is getting older, and never really got into toys like that. He was a Lego kid all the way. It's so crazy how kids from the same parents can be so different.

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  21. This is great, I remember having a walkie-talkie when I was a child, I could communicate with my brother, all the time. I think my kids need a set as well.

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  22. A great way to find your child in a busy place if you lost them!

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  23. I learned that Cobra Electronics Corporation is a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products in the United States, Canada, Europe and throughout the world. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  24. Interesting product would love to have one of those. Good luck to everyone joining. Thanks for this

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  25. I like there is a 37 mile talk range. That's great just in case you get lost.

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  26. Sounds like a great product! Added safety is always important!

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  27. I like the family set and that it comes in different colors!

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  28. I learned that 37 mile talk range. That is awesome! Thank you

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  29. I loved walky talkies when I was a little girl. That was so much fun!

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  30. That's a pretty useful product.

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  31. That lanyard is a pretty smart idea. I'm sure I've lost my fair share of walkie talkies when I was little. How was the Goosebumps movie? Allison was wanting to see it. Hopefully we can get there before Halloween.

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  32. This is great for family safety! My daughters would love to have these for when we travel or are away from home.

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  33. I learned that they have a cool pair of 35-mile range adventure walkies too. Those would be useful for when we go hiking in the summer - never know how far away I am from the rest of the fam.

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  34. This is a wonderful idea! You can never be too safe with your kids!

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  35. I learned, it's a 35 mile range, which would be great for nature walks

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  36. This looks like nice device, I would like to get for my kids, that way I can get some peace of mind when they are playing outside.

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  37. I learned that their products are available in over 40 countries.

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  38. Theresa: meh. I'm not a fan. My son really liked it though. :)

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  39. I also really love their Cobra Chat Tag Rock two-way radio !

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  40. These radio is such a great giveaway! Good luck to all those who will join.

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  41. Learned they have a 35 mile range.

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  42. I love that they have a family set!

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  43. I do like from the website: COBRA SH130-4 8-MILE TWO WAY RADIO/WALKIE TALKIE (4-PACK)
    twinkle at optonline dot net

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  44. I really like the COBRA CHAT TAG ROCK TWO-WAY RADIO

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  45. Altis Zenus Group is a brand and technology company focusing on innovative communication and outdoor electronic products.

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  46. I would also love to have the COBRA CHAT TAG hands free radios, so neat.

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  47. Thank you for the giveaway. I like that they also have a weather alert radio. It would definitely come in handy during severe storms!

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  48. I learned that they have a walkie talkie that can go up to 12 miles.

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  49. I love that this set has a 5 mile range.

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  50. I think my husband and I would really like the COBRA CHAT TAG ROCK TWO-WAY RADIO (ACT220B).

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  51. The family series is pretty neat.
    Thank you for the chance.

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  52. I like the COBRA CHAT TAG ACT120B HANDS FREE 12-MILE WEARABLE WALKIE TALKIE / TWO WAY RADIO.

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  53. I learned the company is headquartered in Hong Kong.

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  54. I really like that this company offers support for their product with even a link to download a manual in case you lost it.

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  55. I like the two way radios.

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

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  56. I really like the EMERGENCY WEATHER ALERT RADIO/23-MILE WALKIE TALKIE RADIOS (SINGLE RADIO).

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  57. I like that they have a good range of use and a lanyard so that the device is always within reach. This looks like a great product for an added layer of protection for my kids.

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  58. This is awesome to have when your out ad about and get separated!
    kdraebellamy(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  59. I learned their products are in 200 plus retailers/online stores.

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  60. I like their COBRA CX116A 18-MILE TWO WAY RADIO/WALKIE TALKIE

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  61. I like their COBRA CX116A 18-MILE TWO WAY RADIO/WALKIE TALKIE

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  62. love the 37 mile talk range that's great

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  63. I learned that they are reasonably priced and have a wide range. One of the sets goes 12 miles!

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  64. I learned that they are the creators of the world’s first CB radio over 50 years ago.

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  65. I like the COBRA CHAT TAG ACT120B HANDS FREE 12-MILE WEARABLE WALKIE TALKIE / TWO WAY RADIO

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  66. I learned that you can use their two-way radios with simplicity. Nice.

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  67. I like the variety of products the have available, I especially like the small wearable walkie talkies.

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  68. I like the COBRA CHAT TAG ROCK TWO-WAY RADIO.

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  69. didn't know there were so many different walkie-talkies.

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  70. I like that you can get a family four pack of the Cobra SH130 and that the walkies have up to an 8 mile range.

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  71. I learned that these can go 37 miles before losing connectivity to each other!

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  72. I like the COBRA PRO SERIES PR562BLT 32-MILE BLUETOOTH TWO WAY RADIO/WALKIE TALKIE (2 RADIOS).

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  73. I love that they have different styles to accommodate your wants and needs and comfort. This is really ensuring the customer is happy.

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  74. I learned they sell a family cobra set

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  75. I learned that there are hands - free 2 way, wearable 12 mile walkie talkies

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  76. So glad to have won this thanks so much!

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