US Radios into the UK

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2wayfreq
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US Radios into the UK

Post by 2wayfreq » 08 Feb 2019, 23:49

Hello,
I'm curious, I may retire to Scotland in the not to distant future. Are there any restrictions of US Model radios (Motorola, Kenwood, Harris etc. being brought over there? Do they have to meet a certain criteria?

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Re: US Radios into the UK

Post by scottyboy » 11 Feb 2019, 20:02

Only issues I can think of would be the channel spacing, if 25khz then that would be an issue if going to transmit
And frequency range in the US radios tends to be different from the EU versions so your radios may not work on specific allocations.
Apart from that I don’t think there would be a problem.
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Re: US Radios into the UK

Post by 2wayfreq » 13 Feb 2019, 20:13

Ok,
Well that's encouraging news. Thank you Scottyboy!

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