Have you heard of licence free radios?

Let’s not beat about the bush here, two way radios come with a whole host of fabulous features and abilities. Like everything;  the more features you want, the more it is going to cost you. As luck would have it, we have tinkered about with several licence free two way radios in our time. 

In this article we are going to focus on some of our favourite, licence free, Hytera products.

Hytera are well known for their simple to use, sleek radios and they have not disappointed in the licence free genre.

Hytera PD3 Series

These radios are quite the ‘looker’ of the bunch.

At 123cm in height they are roughly the same size as an IPhone 7 so it discreetly fits in your pocket

The PD3 series comes in 3 forms and has a whole host of cool features:

  • USB or wireless charging options
  • Long life battery (12 hours in digital mode)
  • Integrated antenna for exceptional coverage
  • Latest audio processing technology for clear communications
  • Available in analogue and digital modes
  • Various accessories are available to enhance your user experience

They are the perfect communication solution for catering, hotels, gyms and retail sectors

Hytera Hytera PD3 Series two way radio - licence free
Hytera PD5 Series

With the PD5 Series things are getting a little bit more robust!

They are still dinky in size (115 x 54 x 27mm) but is it not said that ‘good things come in small packages’?

  • Maximum channel capacity – utilises the two timeslots available on a DMR frequency 
  • IP54 rated against dust and water
  • Clear communications even in noisy environments
  • Easy to use – large PTT (push to talk) button
  • Long life battery – 16 hours in digital mode

These little babies are perfect for events, hospitality and manufacturing environments.

Hytera PD5 Series two way radio - licence free
Hytera Power 446

This is another sturdy little unit! Operationally it is not compromised by its size (119 x 55 x 36mm)­:

  • Easy to operate straight from the box
  • Long life battery – shift life of up to 25 hours
  • IP66 – dust proof and waterproof
  • Clear communications

The Power 446 is suited to the harsher environments and with the simple to use approach; it lets you get on with the task in hand

So if you are looking for a simple radio for construction site and outdoor use, this device is protected against ingress from dust and powerful water jets, sounds ideal right?

Hytera TC320

These radios are extremely cost effective and offer several features at an attractive price.

  • Compact and ergonomic design (100 × 48 x 27mm)
  • Micro USB charging
  • Double injection moulding with anti-slip surface
  • Tested to withstand a fall from a height of 1.5m

The TC320 is Ideal for indoor use within warehouses and manufacturing units

Hytera two way radio  - TC320  - licence free
Hytera TC446S

Last but not least, continuing on with the costs effective radios the TC446S is another front runner.

You could say this is the eco warrior of the radio team;

  • Lightweight
  • Intelligent energy saving; the programmable energy-saving function activates itself if the radio has not been used for 10 seconds.
  • Optimised sub channels giving 38 different CTCSS and 61 different CDCSS sub-audio tones
  • Built in time out countdown option

This robust two-way radio is ideally suited for use in commercial environments such as facility management, leisure operations, production facilities or education institutes

TC446S two way radio - licence free

So, there you have it, a quick rundown on 5 of Hyteras Licence Free radio options

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