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Mitex Pro Scan and Trap 5W Pro PMR Single Pack

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About this product


  • Single pack powerful Mitex Pro scan and trap 5W two way radio
  • Keep in touch at work or on the move
  • Powerful licenced radio – up to 10 times more powerful than licence-free PMR radios

Product overview

• Single pack powerful Mitex Pro scan and trap 5W two way radio
• Keep in touch at work or on the move
• Powerful licenced radio – up to 10 times more powerful than licence-free PMR radios
• Get in contact up to 25km away in open conditions
• 128 channel radio – scan frequencies to lock into the channel you are already using
• Keep going longer with a larger built-in rechargeable batteries - comes with an individual mains charging dock

Special Features
• Requires Business Radio Light Licence (£75 for 5 years – application form included in the box)

What is scan and trap?
Ten times more powerful than PMR 446 units, this is a great radio if you have multiple channels that you use with different groups. This radio comes with scan and trap function, meaning it can scan to find the right channel, then further scan to the right CTCSS/DCS/DCI sub tone before saving these settings as a new channel. The clear display makes it easy to set up these channels. You will require a Business Radio Light Licence for use – one licence covers an unlimited number of handsets. The licence is just £75 for 5 years, and you can apply for one using the application form included in the box.* A great alternative to mobile or land line phones with wireless, free communication and can be used even in heavily built up areas.

How far can this radio transmit messages?
This PMR radio is capable of reaching their maximum distance of up to 25km in open country under ideal conditions. In built up areas and cities with obstacles between both handsets, the radio is still capable of up to 10km – perfect for work sites, motorbike convoys or even schools and universities. The Mitex Pro PMR broadcasts in the 400-470 MHz ultra-high frequency (UHF) range to get better signal at distance. It also has two different channel spans and steps to give you more options.

How many channels does this radio have?
This radio comes with 59 pre-programmed channels and 69 programmable channels, so you will never run out of channels. The radio comes with pre-programmed PMR 446 channels which cap the output to 0.5W and scan options for the business light channels, so you can connect to any of the Mitex PMR Pro radios. You can use optional voice activated transmission (VOX) for hands-free communications. The units also have a socket for a headset to use for more covert communications or just to cut down on outside noise.

The Mitex Pro Scan and Trap 5W Pro PMR are compatible with the Kenwood-style headsets. See our range of Mitex headsets and accessories here.

How long can I use this radio for?
With 8-10 hours of talk time, you should be able to use this Pro PMR radio for an entire work shift on a full charge. With its built-in lithium ion battery and individual chargers, you can charge the radio from any mains charger. The handset comes with belt clips and loop fasteners to secure your radios while you use them. The radio is pre-programmed and ready to use as soon as it is charged.

* Licencing info correct as of 2015. For more information please see the OFCOM site
** Some options are pre-programmed by Mitex to UK Business Light frequencies & standard business uses as well as some PMR 446 channels which are capped at 0.5W output. To change will need programming by manufacturer


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Batteries Required:

Rechargeable Battery Pack (included)



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Package Contents:

1x Mitex PMR Radio
1x Antenna
1x Rechargeable Battery Pack
1x Charging Pod
1x Power Supply
1x Wrist Strap
1x Manual
1 x Licence application



PMR Radio

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Frequency Range:

400000 to 470000 kHz

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Product Specifications

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I bought two of these from maplin on the basis that I could program them from my PC. The instruction manual specifically refers to PC programming software on page 13. Where can I get the software from please?

Asked by: Neil
You may want to check the Mitex web site for this information if not stated in the user manual.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-12

Do these mitex pmrs work well with. Uhf magmount whips cheers good buddy

Asked by: ezee 446
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-09-07

Is the Mitex pro water proof or suitable for outdoor use?

Asked by: Jago
Sorry it is not, for that you would need the Mitex Site It is IP rated against dust & water and is also shockproof http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/mitex-site-5w-uhf-2-way-radio-n17jj
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2015-07-17

what can you find on this frequency is it free to use and can anyone use this radio do you have to pay to use this frequency ?
Asked by: wayne
All radios rated at 5w or higher, is subject to a licence cost.
Answered by: DB
Date published: 2015-07-17
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