Works exactly as advertised but I needed to call tech support to get it working on my frequency. Tech support was extremely helpful and got it set up quickly.
The JobCom JBS-446D was replaced with the JBS-447D UHF 450-470MHz base station and comes complete with transmitter, antenna, power supply, manual and 1 year factory warranty.
Frequency Band: UHF
Frequency Range: 450-470MHz
Power Output: 2 Watts
Intrinsically Safe: No
Select from a list of 21 user selectable, pre-programmed business-only frequencies for your work group. The JOBCOM Base Station can also be PC programmed by your authorized Ritron dealer to operate on "custom" frequencies within the band of the radio. This base station/intercom radio will operate with any Ritron JOBCOM or Patriot brand two-way radios; and any other brand of radio (portable, mobile or repeater), operating on the same frequency.
License-Free VHF MURS Frequencies
Each VHF base station radio model offers 5 license-free MURS frequencies for business applications.
Interference Eliminator (Quiet Call)
Codes and Digital Quiet Call Codes
51 user selectable Quiet Call codes help screen-out unwanted channel chatter. Digital squelch codes can be PC programmed by your authorized Ritron dealer.
10 Channel Display Series “Extra” Features:
Up to 10 Channel Capability
The 10 channel Display Series Base Station can be individually programmed for 1 or up to 10 channels.
Channel Scan Feature
Monitor multiple channels automatically without having to manually switch channels. Normal or priority.
"Z" Button - Programmable Soft Key
One-touch button for quick access to specific “custom” programmable radio features e.g. Call Tone, DTMF Encode, (Two-Tone Encode coming soon), NOAA Weather Scan, Channel Monitor, Channel Scan.
Used to alert other radio users of an incoming transmission.
DTMF ANI Encode -Can be used to control gates, doors or other devices remotely. Programmable on a per channel basis. See Ritron GateGuard/Outpost systems for details.
2-Tone Paging Encode (coming soon)
Allows base station to selectively page portables or control gates, doors, sirens, or other devices remotely. See Ritron GateGuard/Outpost systems for details.
2-Tone Paging Decode
Allows base station to function as a wireless alerting receiver.
Ritron JBS-446D Features:
• 2 Watts of Power Output
• Rugged All-Metal Steel Enclosure
• Bright, Easy-To-Read LED Display
• Compact Size: 1.4" X 3.8" X 5.6"
• Large 1 Watt Output Speaker —Loud, Easy-To-Hear Audio
• Built-in CTCSS and Digital Coded Squelch Codes
• NOAA Weather Scan & Alert (VHF models only)
• Programmable Narrow (12.5 kHz) or Wideband (25 kHz) Transmitter
• 110VAC or 12VDC operation
• PTT Field & PC Programmable
• Call Feature
• One Year Warranty