800 MHz, 800 MHz Mobile
Two Way Radio, Trunk Radio (Fixed Mount)
Ultra high frequency (UHF) designates a range (band) of
electromagnetic waves with frequencies between 300 MHz and 3
GHz (3,000 MHz). Also known as the decimeter band or decimeter
wave as the wavelengths range from ten to one decimeters.
Mobile radio or mobiles refer to wireless communications
systems and devices which are based on radio frequencies, and
where the path of communications is movable on either end.
There are a variety of views about what constitutes mobile
equipment. For US licensing purposes, mobiles may include
hand-carried (sometimes called portable) equipment.
A sales person or radio
repair shop would understand the word mobile to mean vehicle-
mounted: a transmitter-receiver (transceiver) used for radio
communications from a vehicle. Mobile radios are mounted to a
motor vehicle usually with the microphone and control panel in
reach of the driver. In the US, such a device is typically
powered by the host vehicle's 12 volt electrical system.
800 MHz Mobile Radios are designed to be installed in fixed