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Two-Way Radio Hire FAQs

Digitall Comms are two-way radio hire specialists, providing bespoke hire solutions to all industries
and events in the UK and beyond, with our extensive hire fleet.

If you are hiring two-way radios for the first time, we know it can be tricky navigating your way through.

If you have any questions, we are always happy to help you on the phone during office hours on 01274 602504 or you can take a look at our commonly asked questions below.

If you can’t find the answer to your question, you can submit it using the form below.

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It is possible to have your radios programmed to whatever band you need, our team of technical specialists ensure your hired radios work just as you need them.

Speak to our hire specialists for more details on 01274 602504

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We do have some PoC (Push to Talk Over Cellular) radios in our hire fleet, these are available on request.

Please speak to one of our hire specialists to discuss your needs on 01274 602504.

Read more about PoC Radios

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We send out a printed hire guide document with all of hire packages, many of our customers find it useful when using radios for the first time or if they come up against any problems when setting up or using the radios.

If you need additional copies or if you would prefer to see it on your device, you can access it online too by clicking the link below.

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Before you receive your hired radios, we’ll always check your understanding and support you every step of the way. We can do site installations for large complex set ups and we offer 24/7 telephone support if you are having any trouble.

For more information, you can contact our hire team on 0127460 2504.

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We do have a full range of ATEX standard radios and accessories available to hire in our fleet.

Given the special usage of ATEX products, we’d prefer to speak to you about what you require. Please call us on 01274 602504 to discuss your needs.

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Yes, and the chargers don’t add any additional fees.

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Yes, we offer a complete delivery and installation service that can include total on-site support throughout your event. Particularly useful for larger, system based installations leaving your team/s free to do other things.

Our team will install all the necessary equipment and be available for complete technical support. Our team can also book out all your equipment using our bespoke asset management software on your behalf so you know exactly what equipment has been allocated to each member of your team.

Having worked in the event industry for many years our experience and technical knowledge is second to none and is seen as a valued addition for a large number of our clients.

If you would like any more information regarding on-site support options we will be happy to discuss your requirements.

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Yes, depending on the size of your order you can either:

  1. Have your order couriered to you
  2. We will deliver your order
  3. You can collect your order from us

Our standard courier service is next day before 12 noon Monday to Friday (weekend and before 10am deliveries can be arranged) for orders received before 12 noon the previous day. All orders have an address sticker for easy returns. We only use national, reputable and recognised courier services that operate throughout the UK.

Alternatively, larger or emergency orders can be delivered or collected by a member/s of our team and would quoted accordingly. Likewise, where a member/s of the Digitall Comms team are required for delivery and installation we will be happy to quote accordingly.

If you would prefer, you are more than welcome to collect your order directly from our UK office in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

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You can contact Digitall Comms either by phone on 01274 602 504, using our contact form or by email info@digitall-comms.co.uk for an instant quotation.

It is helpful if you can consider how many radios you’ll need, where they’ll be used, and the dates you need them for.

The hire process is simple:

1. You tell us what you want
2. We send you an email quotation
3. We set you up an account
4. We arrange delivery

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The range of walkie-talkie radios are dependent on objects between transmitting/receiving radios. But usually, in urban areas the range is from around 1 – 2 miles and 2 – 3 miles in rural areas.

If you need to communicate over a larger area, we can offer you repeater aerial to hire which will boost the signal to increase the coverage range.

If you want to transmit over wider areas, we can offer PoC (Push To Talk Over Cellular) radios to transmit over any distance using 2/3/4G signals and WIFI.

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All of our hire packages are prepared individually to meet the customer’s needs. If you need some spare batteries, or some fist mics, we will be happy to oblige.

Speak to our hire experts on 01274 602504 if you want something specific catering for.

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You do not need a licence, all equipment will be programmed to our existing licence prior to dispatch.

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Yes. Analogue radios broadcasts as a continuous stream of electrical signals, which makes the transmissions easily interfered with by natural disturbances such as storms etc. But, analogue will still provide some kind of signal even when interfered with.

Digital radios don’t send a continuous signal. When a digital signal experiences interference, the entire signal is lost. However, when the signal is present it is easier to tune into than analogue. Also, digital radios can reduce background noise and have a larger range.

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We build your hire package just for you, so your order will be dependent on your requirements. This will be discussed at your consultation.

The standard radio hire package includes, radio battery, antenna, belt clip, charger, licence (if required), earpiece and a quick start guide.

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The minimum period of hire is one day. There is no maximum period, with the hire radios available for as long as you require. We do recommend that you review your equipment at least every two years to maintain full functionality.

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What our customers say about us.

    review rating 5  Digitall Comms were able to provide us top quality equipment at extremely short notice, tuning all handsets to our existing base station as part of the service. Great rates coupled with friendly and knowledgeable staff. We will definitely hire from them again. Mark Niven MB Event Solutions

    thumb Mark Niven
    10/09/2018

    review rating 5  Great supplier. Polite, helpful and professional staff. Very reasonable prices compared to others and service second to none. Metro Taxis Bradford

    thumb Sarfraz Fazil
    10/09/2018

    review rating 5  I have been dealing with Mark & his team for a number of years and have always found Digital Comms have provided top quality equipment, service and advice. I couldn't recommend them enough.

    thumb Andrew Britton
    10/09/2018