Ritron, Inc. introduces the PT-150M, a professional-grade license-free portable 2-way radio. Operating in the VHF MURS frequency band, the PT-150M allows business-only users to operate license free at 2 Watts, anywhere within the US.  This saves producers the hassle and expense of licensing typical associated with “FCC Part 90 business band” radio frequencies, and provides out-of-the-box functionality and simplicity for plants and construction sites.

The PT-150M features 8 channel capacity which allows maximum use of all 5 MURS frequencies plus reuse of 3 frequencies for additional work groups, etc.  A 2 Watt transmitter, is adequate for up to 2 mile range, line-of-sight, no obstructions or 250,000 sq. ft. indoors range.  A 1000mW speaker provides easy-to-hear clarity and volume for even noisy environments.

The 7 character alphanumeric display provides easy-to-read icons showing battery status, channel scan On/Off, Keypad Lock On/Off, and more. Nine programmable function buttons allows access to backlit for keypad, accessing additional features in the radio , for example - scan On/Off, backlit for keypad, keypad lock/unlock, channel scroll up/down, send a Call Tone, and more.   They allow access to advanced features and allow configuration of the radio.  Rugged MIL STD 810F rating, IP65 resistance rating against dust and water and clamp-on audio accessory connector ensures long, trouble-free service.

The slim, lightweight design is ergonomic and easy-to-carry and use. Each PT radio comes complete with antenna, Lithium-Ion battery, spring-action belt clip, drop-in charging stand and AC adapter. Optional accessories include: a 6-unit gang charger, remote speaker microphone, lightweight ear set and nylon carry holster.

The PT-150M is compatible with other VHF radios operating on MURS frequencies and will provide a range of 1 mile + line-of-sight range, no obstructions. Indoor range is approximately 250,000 sq. ft. Actual range is dependent on building structure and obstructions.

For more information visit www.ritron.com.