Twowayradiocenter.com is a stocking Dealer for ICOM VHF Airband two way radios including portable, mobile, and ground stations. Airband two way radios operate in the VHF frequency range from 108 MHz to 137 MHz and are regulated by the FCC for use in avionics. You'll find our complete offering of Airband two way radios and accessories within this category.
Is an FCC License Required to use an Airband Two Way Radio? An FCC License isn't required if the walkie talkie is being used to communicate with other aircraft or air traffic control. A license would be required to use these radios for any other purpose. Twowayradiocenter.com can help you select the best radio for your needs with a phone call or by chatting with us.
What is the range of an Airband two way radio? You'll experience a range of up to 50 miles line of site on the ground and possibly several hundred miles while flying at high altitudes.
What is the difference between voice channels and navigational channels? Voice channels are between 118.000 MHz and 136.975 while the navigational channels are 108.000 MHz to 117.95 MHz. 121.5 MhZ is a emergency distress channel. The voice channels are used to communicate with other planes. while the navigational channels are designed to help Pilots determine their position and to stay on course.
Would it be acceptable to buy an Airband VHF two way radio to monitor air traffic? Yes, this is an acceptable and common practice.