Will Walkie-Talkies Work in the Mountains

Walkie Talkies, also known as two-way radios, are short-range communication instruments used in areas where cell phones are challenged or not appropriate. Before the revolutionary invention of cell phones, people used handy two-way radios for communicating with each other in a specific short-range of areas. Generally thought to be used by military personals, police or security officials, radios are used by many in education, healthcare and event holders.

Operating on radio wave frequencies, that travels at the speed of light, these two-way radios are a fantastic choice for group activities, such as camping or trekking where two-way radios can transmit and receive other than just sharing songs or news like ordinary radios, allowing you to stay in touch over an open communications channel in remote areas where cell phone signals are unavailable.

The most exciting facet of the two-way radios is that they collect better signals in elevated regions, with fewer obstructions in frequency transmission, telephone signals are not always required to establish communication with these radios. That is why these two-way radios are perfect for those wilder spaces such as forests and mountains that are out of mobile or cell phone network area coverages.  For additional distance coverage or to improve the signal still further, some customers add a repeater to their communications system, eliminating any obstructions that might create interference

As a rule of thumb, two-way radios use loudspeakers that work as microphones when the push-to-talk (PTT) buttons are pressed. This is needed to be done for talking to someone else. After finishing instructing, the word “over” guides the person on the other side to respond on the same channel.

So, we can say that walkie-talkies work perfectly in mountain areas and are the most helpful device for regions out of the cell phone coverage areas, the top of the range Hytera PD795EX is just one of many examples..


I would just like to say a huge thank you to the walkie talkies team for the delivery of my Pronto radios. I only ordered them at 4pm and they arrived next morning. Great initial communication and the radios exactly as described.

Dave Hennings


Dear Walkie-Talkies, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for my new charger pack what a fantastic handy piece of kit, it will serve me well on my motorcycle trips and when we go camping. Also may I say what a easy process it is to purchase from your website and the charger arrived next day. If I have any further requirements I will most certainly be coming back to you.

Ken Robertson


We have been working with Walkie-Talkies to equip our front of house and facilities staff with radio equipment for several years now. I have always found their personnel to be very personable, professional and knowledgeable. They have always strived to tailor solutions to meet our needs and our budget, even allowing us to trial equipment to make sure that it fitted our requirements. Their after care service is also excellent. I would most definitely recommend Walkie-Talkies’ services.

Sylvain, Property Management, London


Was looking to upgrade to digital radios for my school and decided upon the Motorola DP1400 and has proved to be an excellent investment. The radios were great value and delivery came early the next day. Will definitely be using you again.

Kevin Bower


For 12 years Walkie-Talkies have been assisting us with our communications requirements. Their fantastic customer support and cost effective solutions have ensured that our two way radios do not let us down!

Debi, Visitor Attraction, Isle of Wight

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