Many people struggle to understand the difference between licence and licence-free two-way radios.
Frequently asked questions we often meet with are queries such as:
- What is the difference between the two?
- Why do I need a licence?
- Which is better, licence or licence-free?
Do not fear! We are here to identify the differences between licence and licence-free radios.
A radio licence provides you with a frequency that is unique to you so you can use your radios legally and securely. A licence in the UK is obtained from Ofcom and starts at £75 for 5 years. Licenced radios must be specially programmed, which we can happily do for you at no extra cost.
See a selection of our licenced two-way radios on our website here.
Licence-free two-way radios ensure you don’t need a licence to operate your radio, this means that when your radio arrives, it is ready to use. They are great for covering small areas where you don’t need to cover a large range, however, other users can transmit on the same frequency, meaning you may hear conversations from other people and they may hear yours.
Browse a selection of our licence-free two-way radios on our website here.
See the infographic below for the advantages of both licence and licence-free two-way radios.
For more information go to the 2Way RadioShop website www.2wayradioshop.co.uk , contact us on 0800 328 0100, or email email@example.com