UBZ-LJ9SET Brochure

Product Description

Kenwood UBZ-LJ9SET: The essential analog system for your free communications

A newcomer to the Kenwood range of portable solutions, the UBZ-LJ9SET model is a set of two ergonomic walkie-talkies allowing each user to easily and efficiently control their daily communications. Affiliated to the category of license-free systems , these products operate via the PMR446 frequency band , and allow free , unlimited conversations without subscription.

Manufactured with high quality materials , these walkie-talkies, thanks to their compact format and their extreme lightness, offer an optimal grip in the context of daily use. Adapted to harsh environments, they are recognized as IP32 , certification attesting to their protection against solid objects greater than 2.5mm as well as drops of water .

Capable of offering up to 6 km of range in open terrain, each walkie-talkie has an illuminated dot matrix screen allowing you to easily consult the channel used among the 32 available. Equipped with VOX and scanning functions , these models have a double 2.5/3.5mm jack connector allowing you to combine a large selection of audio accessories, for simplified hands-free use.

Designed to provide flawless daily support, each Kenwood UBZ-LJ9SET walkie-talkie includes a 1150mAh Li-Ion battery allowing you to communicate without a hitch for nearly 18 hours . Flexible, they can be recharged on several media thanks to their USB-C port  : on the mains , on a PC or even on a car thanks to the included USB cable.

Technical characteristics :

Technical Parameters:

  • Pair of unlicensed walkie-talkies
  • Range: up to 6kms (depending on the topology of the terrain of use)
  • Frequency band: PMR 446 – 446.2Mhz
  • Transmit power: ERP 500mW
  • Number of channels available: 32
  • Dot matrix backlit display available
  • On-board low battery sound alert
  • Integrated VOX function
  • Swipe and anti-chatter functionality available
  • Adjustable squelch level

Further information :

  • High-quality manufacturing with compact dimensions: optimal handling
  • Built-in 1150mAh Li-Ion battery: up to 18 hours of battery life
  • IP32 certification: protection against solid bodies over 2.5mm and water drops
  • Built-in dual 2.5/3.5mm Jack connector: support for a large number of audio accessories
  • USB-C port available: rechargeable on mains, PC or in a car
  • Product dimensions: 52 x 157 x 28mm
  • Product weight (with battery and belt clip): 138g
  • Manufacturer’s warranty extended to 2 years
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Additional Information

Product Specs.

More Information
Manufacturer part # UBZ-LJ9SETE
EAN 0019048232373
Warranty 2 years
Frequency License-free: analogue PMR446
Use For everyday use
Comes with case and accessories Without case
ATEX certified Without ATEX certification
Robustness Resistant
Military standard Not confirmed to military standard
Channels – Sub-channels – Codes 32
Range 6kms
Display With display
VOX/iVOX hands free Without earpiece
Standby time / Talk time 18h
Battery Li-Ion 1150mAh
Scan function With scan function
Size 52 x 157 x 28mm
Connector accessory Double Jack 2,5 / 3,5mm
Accessory type Battery
DAS (Head) 0.4 W/kg
DAS (Body) 0.45 W/kg

Radio Licensing Information

Radio licensing: A guide to licensed and licence-free radios

What is a radio licence and do I need one?

There are two types of two-way radios, licensed radios and licence-free radios (PMR446).
Licensed radios require a dedicated frequency which ensures that only those on that frequency can hear transmissions. In order to access a dedicated frequency, a radio licence granted by Comreg is required by law. Licences are based on the quantity of equipment to be licensed.

The cost is €22 per piece of equipment plus a fixed charge of €22 for the duration of the licence. (e.g. 4 walkie talkies + 2 radio mics = 6 units +1 Fixed Charge = 7 x €22 = €154).

Licence-free radios (also called PMR446 radios) operate on the PMR446 radio frequency, they can be used by anyone within the UK and EU and as the title suggests they need no radio licence.

Licensed radios

Licensed radios are usually more expensive than licence-free models, but have a larger power output (of up to 5 watts for handheld radios) and so offer increased range and coverage.
For example a primary school would typically find coverage on licence-free equipment sufficient whereas licenced equipment would be better suited to a secondary school, college or university.

In addition, a licence will offer increased security of transmissions through better monitoring of frequencies, especially if the licence is specific to your site.

Licenced radios are generally more robust, with clearer audio quality and the conversation more secure. Licensed radios also offer much more functionality than license-free radios, you can make group callssend text messages and dial up individual users.

More about your Comreg licence

In order to obtain your licence, an application to Comreg has to be made. We are more than happy to apply on your behalf and offer a managed service in order to maintain your Comreg licence throughout your radio project. Or if you wish to make an application yourself, please feel free to ask us any questions along the way as we have vast experience in completing these forms and can go through it with you over the telephone. The application process is usually complete within 10-15 working days.

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Licence-free radios

Non licensed radios are a cheaper alternative to licensed radios and can only have a power output of 0.5 watts giving them a fairly small range.

Licence-free radios can be used in the work place and for personal use, ideally where minimal coverage is needed, within small buildings where users are communicating in a close range.
Examples where these radios can be used effectively include smaller schools and construction siteswarehouses, hospitality venues and independent retail businesses.

For leisure they can be ideal for communicating between friends and family while camping and skiing, or if you are at a leisure park or hiking.

All PMR446 radios use the same eight channels. If there are a high number of users in a given area (cities and other built up areas) frequencies become extremely congested leading to interference on the channels, although usually there are multiple channels to select in order to find a clearer channel.


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