Walkie Talkies

Walkie Talkies: What You Need to Know

Walkie Talkies are portable radio devices that are used for wireless communication. They are hand-held battery-operated units that contain a transmitter and receiver with an antenna. Multiple walkie talkies can get connected to a single radio frequency band for communication. Walkie talkies have a loudspeaker that doubles up as a microphone with a button. When … Read more

Handheld Ham Radio

Handheld Ham Radio: What You Need to Know

When you are planning to purchase your first handheld ham radio, you must ensure that you have done your research to purchase a quality device. Handheld ham radios are a perfect solution to make communication when the phone lines are down. Ham radios are also called amateur radios and are often seen under the category … Read more

Locator Beacon

Personal Locator Beacon: What You Need to Know

A personal locator beacon is a device that alerts rescuers that an emergency and a critical man overboard (MOB) need immediate help. When PLB is activated, it sends out a signal to 406Mhz/121.5MHz frequency. It is a useful device for the advanced level hikers if they fall into helpless situations and need a third hand … Read more

Ham Radios

Mobile Ham Radios: What You Need to Know

Ham radios were invested in the early 20th century and were used to host local community reports and programs by hosts called “Ham.” If you have heard of ham radios before, you will know that these radio channels are not operated by big radio operators but by individuals. However, individuals must have a license and … Read more