A handheld radio is a must for any radio amateur, it is often even the first device that is purchased. Small, light and available in many equipment variants, such a 'handy radio' is rightly the most popular equipment class in amateur radio.
The application reaches from the coordination with the antenna construction over the communication while hiking to the ultimate accessory for a vacation with GPS and position indication.
The LiIon battery technology is now available on most devices and offers long operating times.
Usually the 2m and the 70cm amateur radio band are supported, but there are also handheld radios for the 2m band alone.
The digital technology has also found its way into the portable devices, so there are handhelds for DMR, D-Star and C4FM etc.
WiMo offers handheld radios from most renowned manufacturers, as well as a wide range of accessories.