The Two-Way Radio
We do not intend to delve deep to the two-way Radio, just a bird eye view. We would want to accept the simple fact that it’s among the developmental stages of the cell cell phone as we understand it today particularly in the shape of the hand held Walkie Talkies. In other words it is a transceiver.
There are 3 kinds of this two-way Internet Radio .
(1) The” genetic” cell two -way Radio that gave birth to the modern Mobile Cell phone. It has the power to receive and transmit simultaneously.
(2)The static two-way Radio that’s the cornerstone of the contemporary Mobile BASE stations and the pivot where the modern day phone system operate. It might be pertinent to let you understand that Distance calling by mobile cell phones is only made possible by a network of cells. A cell is a BASE station (High rise Towers) with its policy area. For a mobile phone A to phone a remote telephone B, phone A must first join its nearest base station which in turn connect telephone B via its closest base station. That is why these phones are called CELL PHONES. Be aware that mobile phones are also Two way Radios.
(3)The hand held mobile two-way Radio commonly referred to as the Walkie Talkies or Handie Talkies.
Different approaches, technologies and types are available.
1. The Family Radio Service version FRS: This version which is characterized by a lower power of half an hour can only support a maximum assortment of approximately 6miles in ideal conditions It is produced to transmit on a total of 14 stations which include 7 FRS channels and 7 shared FRS/GMRS channels.
2. However since consumers want more channels and prefer the 22 channel Radio into the 14 stations, many radios now have all 22 FRS and GMRS channels available in producers’ response to promote demand.
THE RANGE: The range of a two way Radio refers to the maximum distance between 2 Radios for effective communication. Both way Radio of 5miles scope can only make effective communication in the space between the two communicating Radios is significantly less than 5miles. As a result, the higher the range, the greater the radio. Regrettably however, the only means to know the range before purchasing as sellers are unlikely to permit a physical evaluation which could involve opening the package, would be to rely on the specification on the packing label. One wonders if the makers are out to perform with their clients in view of the reality that what is given is hardly accurate. That these values are for ideal conditions may however be partially responsible. Achieving good line of sight free from obstructing materials such as walls, trees, rock etc is needed for effective reception. These are a few of the vital factors to achieve an perfect condition. These can hardly be achieved in character. The only option left to give us an notion of the Range is that the ANTENNA.
THE ANTENNA: A good antenna will not only increase the scope but also improve reception. Normally, the larger the antenna the better it is However, it not be too bogus to cause discomfort in our pockets. POWER: The higher the power, the more complex the range. While a radio power could have a range of 6miles, that of involving 1-2 electricity could have a range of say 25miles.
AVAILABLE FEATURES: There are varied features as much as we have different manufacturers and customers. The fact is that in case you want more attributes, then be ready to pay more. The following are a few of the qualities common with contemporary two way Radios.
(1)Calling and paging features.
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