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We Answer Your 5 Biggest Questions About Repeaters

by   |    August 21, 2014

Will a repeater help with my “Dead Spots”?

A repeater is a two-way radio device that’s intended to boost the signal of two-way radios so that it can reach farther distances or even onto the other side of an obstruction without degradation.

A repeater actually increases the range of your two-way radios and eliminates “dead spots”; areas where you have a static transmission or loss of signal altogether.

Repeaters… Who needs them?

  • Large Farms and Wineries
  • Large Construction Sites
  • Warehouses
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • School Campuses
  • Stadiums
  • Disaster Areas
  • First Responder Teams
  • Electric Power Plants
  • Solar and Wind Farms
  • Large Manufacturing Plants
  • Airports / Ports Security
  • State and Local Government
  • Police
  • Military
  • Fire Departments
  • Surveying Companies
  • Anyone Who Has the Need or is Required to Use Digital Two-Way Radios

So many repeaters to choose from, how do I decide what I might need?

Repeaters come in many variations, sizes, portable, fixed, digital, analog and even solar powered applications. The best way to find out if a repeater is right for your application is to call our knowledgeable radio experts at Discount Two-Way Radio. Just dial 800-895-5122 and we will be glad to help you. Consultations are absolutely FREE.

Are repeaters legal to use in my area?

You can legally use repeaters anywhere in the United States absolutely with the proper FCC license. Don’t worry, just give us a call and if a repeater solution is right for your application we will assist you from start to finish. … We would never sell you a car without tires!

Do I need a Master’s Degree from MIT to install a repeater?

Repeater installation is very simple. All units are programmed and ready to go out of the box. It is a matter of finding the best place for the antenna, mounting it, running the antenna cable to it, plugging the repeater in to a power source and turning it on. You’ll be up and running in no time!

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