Two Way Radio Forum  

Go Back   Two Way Radio Forum > Two Way Radios > Business Radios

Click here to visit our ecommerce site - BuyTwoWayRadios.com

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 12-01-2015, 01:43 PM
Alisto Alisto is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 3
Default Looking for recommendations and licensing questions

Hello all,

I'm looking to purchase 5-6 radios for a small community theater to be used for tech communication between stage manager, stage crew, and booth. It's a small theater that does not do very complex shows, so full duplex is both unnecessary and prohibitively expensive. I'm looking for any suggestions meeting the following criteria:
  • Good sound quality, able to carry whispers
  • Minimal delay between pressing button and being able to talk
  • Ease of use
  • 2 or more channels preferred, but not necessary
  • Non-in ear headsets available, since they will be shared
  • Rechargable batteries
  • Long range not needed. Longest range would be no more than 300 ft., but would be indoors with a decent amount of interference.

I've glanced at the Motorola CLP and CLS series, but I'm unsure about the FCC license process. (Questions on that at the end) I also saw the DLR1020, which is license free, but I wonder if it might be overkill for my needs. I wonder if a consumer grade radio would work, but I would want to make sure it has excellent sound quality.

Licensing Questions:
What's involved in getting the license? Do I only need one license for the organization, or does each operator need a license? Is it renewed yearly? Once licensed, are there restrictions or requirements on using the radios? It's a non-profit organization (501(c)(3)), but would there be "commercial" restrictions?

Last edited by Alisto; 12-01-2015 at 03:03 PM.
Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2018, Cricket Ventures LLC