Watching the experts talking on a handheld 2-way radio can be fun. It could also be a bit mystifying trying to understand some of the strange lingoes. But it won’t be strange or mysterious anymore by the time you’ve learned how to talk on walkie talkie.
For those who don’t know, walkie talkies are portable, handheld radios used in communicating wirelessly using radio waves via dedicated channels or frequencies.
The basic unit is battery-powered and consists of a transmitter and receiver of limited range. It also comes with a microphone, a loudspeaker that also acts as a microphone and a button, known as the Push-to-talk (PTT) button that needs to be pushed before speaking. [Read more…]