rt29 scramble

Retevis RT29 scramble function introduction

Retevis RT29 is an analog radio,  UHF or VHF available, also IP67 water-dust proof version available. 3200mAh(Li-ion) big battery capacity, long standby time. 10w big power, long communication range. RT29 also has an important function, scramble function. Some customers may not familiar with it, today let’s make a RT29 scramble function introduction.

Retevis RT29In telecommunications, scramble function is  for a device that transposes or inverts signals or otherwise encodes a message at the sender’s side to make the message unintelligible at a receiver not equipped with an appropriately set descrambling device.

Scramble is normally used for analog radio. For digital radio, we normally say “encryption”.

What’s the purpose for setting scramble?

A traditional, non-scrambled radio’s messages can be easily intercepted by nearby listeners with inexpensive scanners. Many people listen to other’s communications as a hobby, this way, some important and privacy will be wiretapped. That’s why many radio receivers specifically asked for this purpose. For example, Communication privacy is an important part of police work.

How to set Retevis RT29 scramble ?

Step 1: In all communication channels, first we set them to be communicable. Same frequency and CTCSS/DCS.

Step 2: We click “ Scramble Enable” in Function Setup.

scramble function

Step 3: Choose the same “scramble type” to be same figure for all communication radios.

radio scrambleWhat’s the effect of the RT29 scramble?

When the other radio, who are setting with same frequency and CTCSS, they can hear your voice to be “distorted”. They can never know what you say.

What Retevis radio has scramble function?

Currently, Retevis RT21, Retevis RT1, Retevis RT29 has scramble function.

Any other questions about scramble function, please feel free to advise, we are always here to discuss.

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