Q: Are Mitex radios programmed and ready to use?
A: Yes, all Mitex radios are pre-programmed and ready to use straight
from the box.
Q: Can I add new radios to the ones I already have?
A: Yes, Mitex sells radios in model ranges such as the General, Security,
Site etc. If you have for example standard Mitex General radios that you wish
to add to, simply purchase some more from the General range (General, GeneralXtreme or General DMR) and they will work
with your existing radios. The same goes if you have Mitex Site, simply purchase
more Site's and so on.
Q: Will my Mitex 5Watt radios work abroad?
A: Mitex full power 449 radios will work with each other anywhere
in the world. However, as standard they are programmed to Ofcom 'Simple UK'
Licensed frequencies. This license covers the user anywhere in the UK. It is
the user's responsibility to check and comply with the licensing laws in any
individual country where the units might be used
Q: What do I have to do to obtain an Ofcom Business 'Simple UK' license?
A: Simply fill in the application form supplied with your Mitex Radio.
Tick the top box, Simple UK Light License (Also called 'Simple UK') and send
to Ofcom with your License fee. You can also apply on line at: https://secure.ofcom.org.uk/busrad
then select: 'Online Licensing System' (remember, the license you want for standard
units is the 'Simple UK' License). You can apply for an Ofcom Business 'Simple
UK' License as an individual, Sole Trader, Club/Federation, partnership, Limited
Company/PLC, Association, Government Body, Registered Charity, Education/School/University,
NHS, Royal Charter, Religious Body etc. One license will cover you for an unlimited
number of Radios anywhere in the UK and currently costs just £75 for five
years (That is the equivalent to just £15 per year for unlimited users).
Q: Do I need a License for the Mitex 446 ranges?
A: No, as standard all Mitex 446 are low power License Free units. Simply
purchase the number of units you need from the 446 range and use them as required.
All our 446 units (446, 446/2, 446Xtreme, 446Xtreme2, 446Pro) will talk to each
other straight the box. 446 is License Free in most countries within the EU.
Q: Can I increase the distance covered when traveling in a vehicle?
A: Yes, using an external antenna when operating a radio from inside
a vehicle can significantly improve transmission and reception by putting the
antenna to air outside the vehicle. Mitex sell two types of UHF antenna kits
for use with their hand held and mobile units. The Mitex Mini Mag Kit (which
uses a small magnetic mount) and the Mitex GPI antenna kit (which is a bulkhead
mounted Ground Plane Independent mount). VHF kits are also available for VHF
units such as the Mitex Sport & Country.