Are Ham radios and scanners the same thing?

Answer a "radio" gets a specific frequency - usually music has a specific radio frequencya "scanner" goes through several frequencies all by ambulance usually has one - this is for official ... Read More »

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Do CB radios work with regular walkie talkiesOr do CB radios only work with other CBs?

Let us first define the term "walkie talkie". This a common reference to *any* handheld portable radio, regardless of frequency or radio service. There are CB, FRS, GMRS... etc walkies.With that ... Read More »

Are FRS radios VHF?

Some Marine radios have dual capability to transmit and receive on both FRS (Family Radio Service) and VHF (Very High Frequency). However, the actual FRS transmission occurs via one of the fourteen... Read More »

Is uhf or vhf better on two way radios?

On One Hand: VHF has better range.Very-High Frequency, or VHF, radio waves can travel great distances outdoors, making them the ideal choice if you are using the radio outside or are in hilly terra... Read More »

Are frs radios uhf?

Yes, the FRS (Family Radio Service) type radios have 14 UHF (Ultra high frequency) channels available for use. Frequencies range between 462.5625 reserved for Channel 1 and 467.7125 used for Channe... Read More »