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Mitex General Xtreme Two Way Radio UHF - Twin Pack

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2 x Mitex General Xtreme High Power Radios
2 x UHF Antennas
2 x Li-ion Battery Packs (1500 mAh)
2 x intelligent charging pods & PSU’s
2 x Belt Clips & Wrist Straps
1 x Instruction book and License form
All pre-programmed ready to use straight from the box.




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Regular Price: £235.19

Offer Price Excl. VAT: £160.99 Incl. VAT: £193.19

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Mitex General Extreme Two Way Radio

A compact & powerful, IP66 heavy duty professional 5 Watt handheld radio (Walkie Talkie) suitable for most business, lifestyle and leisure applications. Mitex General Xtreme units are IP66 rated, are extremely durable and are manufactured to the highest standards possible. They give clear and reliable communication, even in the harshest of environments.

Mitex supply ready to use ‘straight from the box’ two-way radio communications that simplify the solution to your communications requirements. Mitex Radios offer a quick and easy way to create communications in most applications and are programmed back to back for quick and easy use. The standard General Xtreme will talk to General, Pro and Mobi straight from the box as well as all UHF Mitex full power units on Channel 13, 14 & 15. We believe we are the future for most Business, Security, Site, Country and Sport Comms applications, we hope you agree

Key features include

• Scan Function

• Time-out Timer (TOT)

• Battery Saver

• Low Battery Alert

• Monitor


Frequency range

(Pre-set by Mitex) 400-470MHZ Number of channels

(Pre-set by Mitex) 16CH Span of channels (Pre-set by Mitex) 25KHZ / 12.5 KHZ Step of channels

(Pre-set by Mitex)

5, 6.25KHZ Working Voltage 7.2V

DC +/- 10% Battery

Lithium-ion (1500mHA)

Working temperature -20˚C to +60˚C

Frequency stability +/-2.5ppm (-20˚C to +60˚C)

Antenna Impedance 50Ω

Dimensions 53 x 28 x 116mm (not including bulge)

Weight 216g (including Battery and antenna)

Additional Information

Additional Information

Radio Type No
Technology No
Next Day Delivery No
Badge No
SKU GeneralX

Ofcom Licensing Information

Radio licensing: A guide to licensed and licence-free radios


What is a radio licence and do I need one?
There are two types of two-way radios, licenced radios and licence-free radios (PMR446).
Licenced radios require a dedicated frequency which ensures that only those on that frequency can hear transmissions. In order to access a dedicated frequency, a radio licence granted by Ofcom is required by law. Licences start at £75 for five years.
Licence-free radios (also called PMR446 radios) operate on the PMR446 radio frequency, they can be used by anyone within the UK and EU and as the title suggests they need no radio licence.

Licenced radios

Licenced radios are usually more expensive than licence-free models, but have a larger power output (of up to 5 watts for handheld radios) and so offer increased range and coverage.
For example a primary school would typically find coverage on licence-free equipment sufficient whereas licenced equipment would be better suited to a secondary school, college or university.
In addition, a licence will offer increased security of transmissions through better monitoring of frequencies, especially if the licence is specific to your site.
Licenced radios are generally more robust, with clearer audio quality and the conversation more secure. Licensed radios also offer much more functionality than license-free radios, you can make group calls, send text messages and dial up individual users.

More about your Ofcom licence
In order to obtain your licence, an application to Ofcom has to be made. We are more than happy to apply on your behalf and offer a managed service in order to maintain your Ofcom licence throughout your radio project. Or if you wish to make an application yourself, please feel free to ask us any questions along the way as we have vast experience in completing these forms and can go through it with you over the telephone. The application process is usually complete within 20 working days.

You can find out more by going to: http://licensing.ofcom.org.uk/radiocommunication-licences/business-radio/

Licence-free radios

Non licensed radios are a cheaper alternative to licensed radios and can only have a power output of 0.5 watts giving them a fairly small range.
Licence-free radios can be used in the work place and for personal use, ideally where minimal coverage is needed, within small buildings where users are communicating in a close range.
Examples where these radios can be used effectively include smaller schools and construction sites, warehouses, hospitality venues and independent retail businesses.
For leisure they can be ideal for communicating between friends and family while camping and skiing, or if you are at a leisure park or hiking.
All PMR446 radios use the same eight channels. If there are a high number of users in a given area (cities and other built up areas) frequencies become extremely congested leading to interference on the channels, although usually there are multiple channels to select in order to find a clearer channel.