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Backcountry Access BC Link Two-Way Radio 2.0

Backcountry Access BC Link™ Two-Way Radio 2.0
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The BC Link™ Two-Way Radio 2.0 will maximize your line—and maximize your safety–now with twice the power. NOTE: Only approved for use in North America.

The BC Link™ Two-Way Radio 2.0 is our next generation radio with 2 Watts of power for increased usable range. Smart Mic grill is impervious to packing with snow. On/off/channel selection dial switch is protected from inadvertent channel changing. Comes with a long-lasting built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery, durable cord/base unit, and a new battery percentage power display. Integrates into all Float avalanche airbags and Stash backpacks.

Find separated friends, communicate plans, stick your line, and share observations in real-time with the BC Link group communication system.

The Smart Mic user interface is located at your fingertips: to change settings, no need to dig the radio from your pack.

The battery lasts for several days without recharging, even in cold temps. Link 2.0 improves on the current BCA system, with more power, more durability, and more weather resistance.

Link 1.0 Link 2.0 Link 2.0 EU
Smart- Mic, Push to Talk X X X
Pre-Set Channel Selections X X X
Waterproof to IP56 Standards X X X
Compatible with FRS/GMRS Radios that Operate on FRS Bands X X  
22 FRS Channels + 121 Privacy Codes X X  
Compatible with All PMR446 European Radios     X
8 PMR446 Channels + 38 Privacy Codes     X
Power (0.5, 1, or 2 Watts) 1 2 0.5
Rechargeable Battery X X X
110-Volt Charger Adapter Connects to Mini USB Port on Base Unit on Base Unit X X X
Built-In (B) or Removeable (R) Battery R B B

SKU: C1714003010

COLOR: Black

FREQUENCY:  22 FRS channels + 121 sub-channels ensures minimal interference

BASE UNIT DIMENSIONS: 6.3” x 2.2” x 1.4” / 16 cm x 5.6 cm x 3.5 cm

SMART MIC DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 2.1 x 1.5 (in) / 9.0 x 5.4 x 4.0 cm

BATTERY: Integrated 2300mAh lithium ion battery (Built-in – Non removeable)

BATTERY LIFE: Average battery life: 8 hours normal use; maximum battery life: up to 40 hours standby mode

USEABLE RANGE: Approx 6 mi / 9.5 km line of sight, actual range dependent on topography

MAXIMUM RANGE: Approx 40 mi / 64 km line of sight, actual range dependent on topography

WEIGHT: 11.0 oz / 312 g


  • Optional channel preset selections.
  • Compatible with standard FRS radios, and GMRS radios operating on shared FRS frequencies.
  • Waterproof to IP56 standards.
  • 110-Volt charger adapter connects to mini USB port on base unit.




Please download and read the BC Link Radio 2.0 Manual, and view the BC Link Resources and videos listed below.



Attach the micro-USB cable to the micro-USB port in the battery. (You can use any powered USB port to recharge but the use of the recharger provided with the package is recommended.)



Press the up and down arrows on your radio simultaneously. The battery charge level will be shown in percentage in the lower right corner of the radio display window. You may also view the battery power icon in the upper left on your radio.





WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


Warranty Returns (defective product, product failure)

All BCA products are guaranteed against manufacturing or material defect.

  • Items will be warrantied at the discretion of Backcountry Access.
  • BCA does not warranty products damaged from normal wear and tear, damages caused by alterations made by the owner, accidents, or damages caused by use other than intended.

Tracker Avalanche Transceivers – Limited 5-year warranty from the original date of purchase.

  • If you are experiencing issues with your Tracker, and are unsure of the age of your Tracker beacon, please fill the Warranty Form with a purchase date estimate and submit.
  • We encourage you to perform a yearly beacon check by following the operating instructions in our Tracker Product manuals and to practice with your beacon in the pre-season, prior to heading out in the backcountry.
  • Avalanche transceivers cannot be returned for testing/recalibration.

All Other BCA Products – Limited 3-year warranty from the original date of purchase.

  • Out of warranty products are eligible for the BCA upgrade program (see info below).

Upgrades (This program is only for products that are out-of-warranty.)

The BCA upgrade program allows customers with out-of-warranty products to receive a discount on new products by sending in their out-of-warranty products.

  • U.S. and Canada Only: Please use the Warranty Form below to request an upgrade.
  • Outside of North America: Please contact the BCA location listed in your country for more information


BCA BC Link 2.0 Group Communications

Find separated friends, communicate plans, and share observations in real-time with the BC Link group communication system. BCA's second-generation BC Link two-way FRS/GMRS radio has 2 Watts of power for increased usable range. It is more weatherproof with a Smart Mic grill that is impervious to packing with snow. On/off/channel selection dial switches are protected from inadvertent channel changes. Order direct here:

How to Program your BC Link™ 2.0 Radios

Learn how to program preset channels and use the more detailed features of both the BC Link™ 2.0 two-way radios to improve communication and safety when traveling in the backcountry. LEARN MORE: