- THE MAGAZINE
Ritron, Inc., Carmel, Ind., introduced the PT-150M, a professional-grade, license-free, portable 2-way radio. Operating in the VHF MURS frequency band, the PT-150M allows business-only users to operate license free at 2 Watts, anywhere within the United States. The PT-150M features eight channel capacity, which allows maximum use of all five MURS frequencies plus reuse of three frequencies for additional work groups, etc. A 2-watt transmitter is adequate for up to 2-mile range, line-of-sight, no obstructions or 250,000-square-foot indoors range. A 1000mW speaker provides easy-to-hear clarity and volume for even noisy environments. A slim, lightweight design is ergonomic and easy-to-carry and use. The 7-character alphanumeric display provides easy-to-read icons showing battery status, channel scan on/off, keypad lock on/off and more. Nine programmable function buttons allow access to backlit for keypad, accessing additional features in the radio. Each PT radio comes complete with antenna, Lithium-Ion battery, spring-action belt clip, drop-in charging stand and AC adapter. Optional accessories include a 6-unit gang charger, remote speaker microphone, lightweight ear set and nylon carry holster.