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Private mobile radios

Private mobile radio (PMR) involves the use of high powered 2-way radios by OfCom licenced users to communicate with others. It can be used as an activity in its own right, as an element of other activities, or to support the running of events.

Who is it suitable for?
All members

Additional Information
There are many groups of licenced PMR users in Scouting and a National SASU (Nationwide SASU)

How to run/provide private mobile radios

There are 2 ways of running Private mobile radios in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running private mobile radios yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running private mobile radios using an external provider

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