Two-Way Radio Hire

Hire Witness have a comprehensive hire fleet which meets all your customer requirements whatever the project. We are committed to finding you the right product for your short, medium- or long-term necessity at the most competitive rates backed up with excellent customer service.

Hiring radios is a cost effective and flexible way of benefiting from two-way communications without all the cost.

Benefits of hiring two-way radios with Hire Witness:

› Competitive rates

› Fully configured radios

› Complete radio packages including audio accessories and OFCOM license

› Great customer service

To discuss our full range of products, solutions and services call us today on: 07973859821

The most Popular Radio is the simple two-way radio solution for professionals who need to stay in contact. The radios can easily increase productivity by keeping users communicating, yet streamlines their radio use allowing them to concentrate on the job at hand. With our  Radio’s, communication couldn’t be easier.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Firstly, Two-Way Radio have a range of approximately 650m in town.
Secondly in open countryside, our digital radios have a range of approximately 6km depending on terrain (basically hills getting in the way!).

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Like most Two-Way Radio hire companies, we generally supply “50% chargers”. This means we’ll provide sufficient chargers to charge half the Two-Way Radio at once. However they will be fully charged when you receive them from us.

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We say “digital”. Not only will the battery life be slightly better, but in addition you should get a slightly increased range out of them.

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The expected battery life is eight hours with typical use (5% transmit, 5% receive and 90% standby). Batteries will take approximately 1 hour for a rapid (90%) charge. At this point the charging indicator on the base will flash green. Full charge takes around 3 hours.

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Yes you need an Ofcom licence to use higher powered units. However don’t worry! We’ll supply you with a paper copy of our licence if requested , which will cover you.

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A repeater extends the range of Two-Way Radios. It basically consists of a box of electronics and an antenna which you put somewhere high in the centre of the area where you need coverage. It gives you a much greater range on 2 channels.

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Most of our Two-Way Radio customers use earpieces with the radios. Firstly it means that conversations can be heard in a noisy environment. Secondly it give you more privacy as it means your radios’ conversations won’t be heard by members of the public. Radios to be accompanied by Single chargers, Six-Way Charges & D-Shape Earpieces.

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The short answer is “no”

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Digital radios offer improved call quality, longer battery life and also increased coverage.

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Our radios have 16 standard (radio to radio) channels. This means you can choose whether you put everyone on the same channel or divide them into groups.

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We normally accept payment via BACS transfer, Pay Pal or cash prior to dispatching. on you receiving invoice, we offer 14 day payment terms (with a purchase order). all paper work must be completed payment made in full before the equipment can be dispatched.

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Concerts Security, Fetes Health and Safety, Conferences Crowd Control, Civil Engineering Projects Customer Service, Leisure & Retail, Security & CP, Local Government, Schools, Music festivals, Demonstrations, Crowd Control, Event Security, Event Stewarding, Concerts,  Conferences, Film-making, Fairs, Village Fetes, School Fetes, Sports Days, Installations, Car Boot Sale, Fun- Runs, Football Tournament, Stadium events, Firework Displays, endings, Religious Festival, Office Moves, Drama / Theatre events, Lords Cricket ground, Local Authority Event, Construction Project, Road Works, Hotel Banqueting, Horse Trials, Equestrian Events, Shooting, Crane Operations & Carnival Stewarding to name a few…… Furthermore our customers come back to us time and time again.


We accept payment via BACS transfer or Pay Pal  prior to dispatching. Hire witness offers many services and products and will always recommend the best package at the most competitive price whilst taking into account each customer’s budget and individual requirements.

Hire Witness expertise in specialised security equipment will help keep your operations running smoothly, whatever your line of business.

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