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I want two way radios to use on our properties. I bought a Midland pair and in the fine print they require an FCC license, which is $85 additional dollars on top of what I paid for the radios!

I'm looking for an easy, private, solution with maximum range.

All help appreciated,
Andrea

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Well, As long as you are not using them all over the place, and are just using them privately, you should be fine, unless they are operating on HAM bands.

If you are just talking about 2 professional walkie talkies, then you should be ok.

The chances of the FCC bothering you are slim to none considering there are only 16 field offices in the usa.

those licenses are really for big companies etc.

If you are using them privately and not for business, you have nothing to worry about.

only other thing you can use is GMRS, ones you buy at walmart or a sporting goods place, but other people with the same radio can listen in.


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