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Cellular Antennas Q & A
1 November 2019
Does a Magnet-Mount antenna need to be mounted vertically or can I mount it horizontally?  Cell tower antennas are mounted vertically, so the...
VHF Radios Q & A
31 May 2017
I saw an ad for two VHF radios for use in my business. Over how great a distance will these radios communicate? VHF radios usually operate in the 1...
UHF CB or PRS Radio Q & A
1 May 2016
WHAT RANGE WILL A UHF CB OR PRS RADIO GIVE ME? Generally speaking, range for a CB radio or PRS radio could be anywhere from 1 to 20 kilometers...
AM CB Radios Q & A
1 May 2016
What range will a AM CB radio give me? Generally speaking, range for a CB radio could be anywhere from 1 to 20 kilometers depending on terrain, type...
Emergency Locator Beacons Q & A
1 March 2016
WHAT IS A LOCATOR BEACON? A locator beacon is a small electronic device that, on activation, broadcasts a distress signal to a satellite. This...
Portable Radio Q & A
1 March 2016
WHAT RANGE WILL A UHF OR VHF PORTABLE RADIO GIVE ME? Most portable radios are limited to 5 watts output. Generally speaking, range for a portable...
Radio Antennas Q & A
1 March 2016
What is "Gain"? Gain measures how much of the energy sent from the radio to the booster antenna is concentrated in a specific direction,...