FAQs

What frequency does power talkie operate?

Power talkie uses UHF 400-480MHz free band. It’s compatible walkie talkie or two-way radios UHF band.

How many channels does power talkie have?

There are more than 300 channels which are built-in, include FRS/GMRS, PMR446, KDR444, LPD433, CN409, AU476/477, NZ476/477, MY477 etc. you can also create 32 custom channels.

How many miles is the power talkie range?

More than 3miles on the sea,line-of-sight 6miles.

What is the battery life of a power talkie?

The battery will last 30 hours with our typical usage(Transmit: Receive: Standby) (5: 5: 90 ratio) (5/5/90 Duty Cycle).

Where can I use power talkie?

Power talkie works basically anywhere. Anytime you are in a place that has no cellular service, like skiing,hiking,surfing, vacation on a deserted island, or when the networks are too congested, music festival excursion, football game.

Does this work with other walkie talkies or two-way radios?

Yes, all Power Talkie modes are compatible with other walkie talkie or two-way radios. you can use them to send voice to other walkie talkie or two-way radios. When communicating with a different model or different brand, you should check the channel frequency tables for each radio (in the owner’s manuals) and select a common frequency, regardless of channel number.Privacy codes (CTCSS/DTCSS) are also compatible for all Power Talkie models capable of this feature. Each radio must be set to the same channel and CTCSS/DTCSS code for the radios to communicate with each other. Privacy code settings may be different on other brands other than Power Talkie.

How to get good range with power talkie?

Transmission range depends on local conditions and interference. You will get more range out in an open field or across a lake than you are in a building or on a city street.
As a general rule of thumb, if there are objects in the “line-of-site” between you and the other power talkies, your range will be reduced.

What are Sub-Codes/privacy codes (CTCSS/DTCS)?

In some walkie talkie there are 38 CTCSS codes and 83 DTCS codes, which means Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System and Digital Coded Squelch. The purpose of these codes is to reduce or eliminate the interference between other users that are talking. So if you are on channel 8 Sub-Code 27, you can only talk and listen to someone that is on that same channel/sub-code.