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Offline giMhik

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2-way radio
« on: May 28, 2007, 08:15:25 AM »
Do you have any suggestions what's good in the market pero hindi naman ganun kamahal?

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2007, 09:06:36 AM »
alam ko motorolla matibay. saw one in vmall for only Php 4500 ata for 5 mile radius
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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2007, 10:46:22 AM »
do you to get license for those?

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2007, 12:19:37 AM »
no need for license. i recommend motorola talkabout
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Offline giMhik

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2007, 07:11:30 AM »
Have you heard of Uniden?  Are they good?

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2007, 10:15:37 AM »
eto ba yun na nasasali sa computer shops?  yung naka pack as pair?

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2007, 11:19:11 AM »
I saw one in pair sa ACE Hardware.  6-mile radius daw.  Around Php 5k.  I'm considering of getting it if it's good.  Else, I'll check Motorola.

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2007, 06:29:37 AM »
I have both Motorola and Uniden.  The Motorola is more dependable.  However, the Uniden model that I have is so small that it's convenient to just put inside my pants pocket.  Everything considered, I'd still go for the Motorola Talkabout.

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2007, 08:55:19 AM »
Something to watch out for:

The US and the Philippines allocate different frequency bands for FRS/GMRS radios. What this means is that FRS/GMRS radios bought in the US will not inter-operate with radios that are designed specifically for the Philippine market.

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2007, 11:26:56 AM »
stupid philippine non-standards compliant radios.

at prices of 4.5k and up, those motorolas are probably imported anyway.
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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2007, 11:38:27 AM »
stupid philippine non-conformist radios.

at prices of 4.5k and up, those motorolas are probably imported anyway.

Its not about being non-conformist. In other countries the frequencies we use are allocated to other users and vice-versa. For example radio freqs in Japan are allocated to TV stations in the Philippines. Also kaya nga radio stations in the Philippines start with the call-sign "D" while those in the US are "K", para ma-discriminate kung saan parte ng mundo galing yung transmission.

Dapat nga kailangan may license ka pa and to register otherwise you'll be jumping channels and frequencies a lot because its a free for all with people using whatever frequency they see fit.

Offline giMhik

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2007, 04:10:21 PM »
Isang standard lang ba ng Motorola Talkabout yung binebenta dito sa atin when it comes to frequency?  Or should I check on specific numbers in the unit/box?

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2007, 08:39:44 AM »
It's better you should check the frequency band used. US radios use the 462MHz spectrum while Philippine radios use 325MHz spectrum. Links below are reference to the frequency channels:
US: http://wiki.radioreference.com/index.php/FRS/GMRS_combined_channel_chart
RP: http://www.geocities.com/ognek_6969/srrs.html

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2007, 11:11:18 AM »
It's better you should check the frequency band used. US radios use the 462MHz spectrum while Philippine radios use 325MHz spectrum. Links below are reference to the frequency channels:
US: http://wiki.radioreference.com/index.php/FRS/GMRS_combined_channel_chart
RP: http://www.geocities.com/ognek_6969/srrs.html

Thanks for the info, uvax!

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2007, 12:48:35 AM »
I saw one in pair sa ACE Hardware.  6-mile radius daw.  Around Php 5k.  I'm considering of getting it if it's good.  Else, I'll check Motorola.

anong yung available sa ACE?  where to buy the motorola? i like the PACER.

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2007, 06:59:45 AM »
I saw one in pair sa ACE Hardware.  6-mile radius daw.  Around Php 5k.  I'm considering of getting it if it's good.  Else, I'll check Motorola.

anong yung available sa ACE?  where to buy the motorola? i like the PACER.

The one they showed me in ACE Hardware is Uniden.  I forgot the exact model but it's a pair.  Six-mile radius.

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2007, 04:00:31 PM »
@lahar

thanks for correcting me.

still, it's a hassle when your US-bought radios don't work with your friends local units.
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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2007, 08:02:48 PM »
has anyone actually tried the Max. distance of those Talkabout? ie 3KM DAW ang range nila or 6KM radius

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #18 on: March 02, 2020, 11:37:18 PM »
Are there any laws against using 2-way radios?
I see two-way radios sold online operating in the 400-470MHz range. Claiming to be NTC approved with matching picture of Kim Atienza.

The info in NTC's site is pretty hard to decipher but as far as I can tell, these devices are supposed to require licenses to operate.

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Re: 2-way radio
« Reply #19 on: March 03, 2020, 08:24:23 AM »
Are there any laws against using 2-way radios?
I see two-way radios sold online operating in the 400-470MHz range. Claiming to be NTC approved with matching picture of Kim Atienza.

The info in NTC's site is pretty hard to decipher but as far as I can tell, these devices are supposed to require licenses to operate.

https://www.para.org.ph/ham.html

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