Originally Posted by CatNewBee
The two hands are needed for docking and so no hand left for the walkie talkie.
Ours worked well enough with wired VOX attachments.
Two factors to anticipate: it takes a few seconds for the VOX microphone to actually activate the radio transmission
... and it's a one-way street, all users can't talking at the same time.
We began starting each sentence with "One, Two, Three, Four..." so the listener could confirm hearing the first part of the important stuff following. The simplex working was easy enough to deal with.
But we've since found full duplex headsets (Bluetooth, our case) easier, clearer... at much greater cost.