The AOR AR-Mini offers the same quality and many features found in the AR-8200 Mark III, yet in a convenient pocket-size water resistant version. Powered by two AA Ni-MH cells (1.2v), the AR-Mini operates for approximately 22 hours on a single battery charge but it can also be used with AA alkaline batteries or with an optional DC cigar-lighter adapter. The AR-Mini features include 1,000 memory channels, AM and NFM triple conversion, WFM double conversion, TCXO for greater stability, CTCSS and DCS, cloning capability, RF attenuator, automatic or selectable tuning steps. The AR-Mini offers an 8 steps/second scan speed, Priority Channel, 2 VFOs, memory channel skip, battery save function with auto power off timer, free downloadable memory management software, preprogrammed "bug" detector frequencies with level beep to find hidden transceivers. At 2.4 inches by 3.7 inches by 0.9 inches (without projections), but weighs only 7.4 ouces with antenna and batteries, signal meter, low battery indicator, and SMA antenna connector. The AR-Mini cellular capability is blocked for US consumer version. An unblocked version available to qualified purchasers with documentation.