How does a two way radio work?
A two-way radio is a radio that can both transmit and receive a signal (a transceiver), unlike a broadcast receiver which only receives content. It is an audio (sound) transceiver designed for bidirectional person-to-person voice communication with other users with similar radios using the same radio frequency (channel)Back to Index
What is a Transceiver?
A device that can both transmit and receive communications, in particular a combined radio transmitter and receiver.Back to Index
What is vhf?
Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequencyelectromagnetic waves (radio waves) from 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), with corresponding wavelengths of ten meters to one meter.Back to Index
What is uhf?
Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 megahertz (MHz) and 3 gigahertz (GHz), also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one tenth of a meter (one decimeter).Back to Index
What is ITU?
The ITU, International Telecommunications Union uses an agreed set of codes or designations to easily and succinctly describe a format and modulation for a radio transmission.Back to Index
What is a repeater?
A radio repeater is a combination of a radio receiver and a radio transmitter that receives a signal and retransmits it, so that two-way radio signals can cover longer distances.Back to Index