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MattHiggs
18-01-2006, 14:06:26
Am I correct in thinking you can use, for example, 5 of the same brand 2 Way Radios to talk to each other on a site?

Looking at purchasing 5 * Motorolla T5622 and I'm wondering if they'd all work together.

Google isn't helping :(

Funko
18-01-2006, 14:13:51
You need 5 way radios.

King_Ghidra
18-01-2006, 14:15:29
still talking about dvda huh

Gary
18-01-2006, 14:16:11
Naw you just have to tape one of each pair to one of another, then if you can't get through directly, someone can pass on the message.

Funko
18-01-2006, 14:16:16
Google helps if you spell Motorola right.

5 seconds later:

As long as the same frequency and sub channel is used on each radio, several of them can be used together.

http://www.snowandrock.com/shop/activity/ski/accessories/two_way_radios_walkie_talkie/products/EMXBS.htm

What are you doing, some kind of heist?

MattHiggs
18-01-2006, 14:17:09
Thanks Funko! I'll add them to the Left Handed Screwdriver order.

I'm 99% sure they'll work - just wanted to eliminate any doubt before spending money.

MattHiggs
18-01-2006, 14:18:36
Originally posted by Funko
Google helps if you spell Motorola right.

5 seconds later:



http://www.snowandrock.com/shop/activity/ski/accessories/two_way_radios_walkie_talkie/products/EMXBS.htm

What are you doing, some kind of heist?

My Google skills aren't as good as yours. I only mis-spelt Motorola in this thread :D

Thanks - I can now put Plan B into action.

Funko
18-01-2006, 14:19:24
Not sure about google skills, I put Motorola T5622 in and it was the second link.

Funko
18-01-2006, 14:20:10
Originally posted by MattHiggs
Thanks Funko! I'll add them to the Left Handed Screwdriver order.


You will also need a long weight to operate them.

MattHiggs
18-01-2006, 14:20:59
I was trying combinations of:

'2' 'two' 'way' 'radio ''radios' 'more' 'than' 'faq'

:cry:

Funko
18-01-2006, 14:23:30
:lol:

Ok well in that case my google skills are better than yours at least.

MattHiggs
18-01-2006, 14:27:58
I've actually had huge success at this job thanks to a piece of advice from Venom.


All the rest get from google when the actual problem occurs and you get an error

Funko
18-01-2006, 14:31:34
That is great advice. Although I did have to read it three times to understand it due to the awful grammar.

Japher
18-01-2006, 14:38:50
I still don't understand it

Venom
18-01-2006, 14:40:59
Originally posted by Funko
That is great advice. Although I did have to read it three times to understand it due to the awful grammar.

Well, I did type it, so the rules of grammar do not apply.

Japher
18-01-2006, 14:42:08
Remember, Google spelt backwards is El Goog

Venom
18-01-2006, 14:46:53
Originally posted by MattHiggs
I've actually had huge success at this job thanks to a piece of advice from Venom.

Also....HORAAAAYYYY for me!

Funko
18-01-2006, 16:04:40
Originally posted by Japher
I still don't understand it

You have to assume some backstory from Matt's post.

Venom's been giving him advice about his new job, let's assume it's what Matt needs to know to do his job. So Venom says something like:

You need to know this, this and this and -

"All the rest [you can] get from google when the actual problem occurs and you get an error"

Japher
18-01-2006, 16:22:28
ah, thanks for the PHd, but I needed it

Fistandantilus
18-01-2006, 17:56:30
Venom rulez!

Venom
18-01-2006, 18:21:59
You damn right.

Chris
18-01-2006, 18:25:34
In hell.

simpleton
19-01-2006, 02:11:38
Try a google search on PMR 446 radios. These are the license free radios that available for almost every electrical retailer.

They all operate between 446.0 - 446.1 MHz and use sub tones to split the frequency witdth up.

I have 3 radio each of different manufacture and them on days out to theme parks, private jobs and have even used them at Glastonbury. Range wise, if are aware of Glastonbury's layout, I was at the Sacred Stones and could speak clearly to my kids who were in the kids field.

Short answer, seek out any PMR 446 and you will be able to use them together irrespective of make.

Drekkus
19-01-2006, 10:58:24
Originally posted by Funko
You have to assume some backstory from Matt's post.

Venom's been giving him advice about his new job, let's assume it's what Matt needs to know to do his job. So Venom says something like:

You need to know this, this and this and -

"All the rest [you can] get from google when the actual problem occurs and you get an error" I still don't get what he's saying.

Tizzy
19-01-2006, 11:02:13
In simple terms:

Use Google to solve any other problems

Drekkus
19-01-2006, 11:26:52
Aaaaaahhh. I thought he was saying you should use google when you have a problem, and all you will find is an error.

Tizzy
19-01-2006, 11:29:20
Nah, he meant put the error into Google and all will be revealed :)

Rodgers
19-01-2006, 11:39:39
I bought some 2-way radios a few years a go thinking they would be really useful.

So far I have used them once (to talk to my wife who was upstairs on the PC, while I was downstairs watching TV)

:(

MattHiggs
19-01-2006, 11:46:36
:lol:

King_Ghidra
19-01-2006, 11:49:14
people never fail to amaze me

Rodgers
19-01-2006, 11:49:53
I think I could fail at that quite easily

King_Ghidra
19-01-2006, 11:57:53
too late

i mean, what did you really think you could accomplish with them that can't be achieved with a mobile or by speaking in person?

Rodgers
19-01-2006, 12:04:41
I do a lot of hill walking where there isnt any mobile signal. I thought they might come in handy then. They havent yet.

MoSe
19-01-2006, 12:06:38
Hmmmm....
communicate within the boundariesof an environment with no mobile signal?

for instance, no mobile in the metro/tube/underground. but I figure two way radios would transmit from 1 car to the other, should you happen to board two different ones.

Or on a remote tropical island with no mobile signal, you can check out two different beaches at the same time and communicate to decide which one is preferable...

you have no imagination, KG
:D

MoSe
19-01-2006, 12:07:39
see?
X-post of course
you should have checked with the radiocom before posting, Rodgers!

Funko
19-01-2006, 12:08:04
Also, you don't have to pay for radio calls but you do for mobile calls.

MattHiggs
19-01-2006, 12:10:38
Perfect for commiting a major heist of a bank or post office...

:nervous:

Kitsuki
19-01-2006, 12:53:46
Originally posted by MattHiggs
Perfect for commiting a major heist of a bank or post office...

:nervous:

And CG pings on Scotland Yard's radar once again!

Venom
19-01-2006, 13:37:36
Is that who's been following me around?