Zartek PMR UHF FM Transceiver ZA-705

Licence free use on preset public frequencies and 0.5W power or

Licensed use on ICASA approved frequency and 4W power

  • Pre-programmed 16 Channels

  • Tones 50 CTCSS / 106 DCS

  • Compatible to Zartek Pro5 (464 MHz) & Pro8 radio (446 MHz)

  • Crystal Clear Loud Audio

  • High Impact Casing

  • Ultra Compact & Lightweight

  • Low battery alert

  • Emergency call

  • Voice channel selector

  • External microphone/speaker jack

  • Channels programmable via PC (Optional)

  • External Antenna Kit (Optional)

  • Full UHF band 403-470MHz on 2W or 4W (licence req.)

  • Approved by ICASA on both frequency ranges

  • 1 year warranty

  • IDEAL for Security use, Factories, Farming, Hotels, Events & Heavy Duty use.

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External Antenna

Magnetic Mount Car Kit   


  • External Antenna

  • Improves Range & Audio

  • Easy to Connect

  • Not Fixed Installation

  • Rain-proof

  • Roofs of houses/cars,

  • Ideal for Convoys, 4x4 trips,  car patrols etc.

Radio signal strength is reduced by metal and concrete enclosures. When the antenna is placed outside, signal propagation and clarity improves significantly. Communication range is approximately DOUBLED when using the external antenna.


  • Detachable UHF Antenna

  • Cable with connectors

  • Smart drop-in charger

  • Magnetic Mount

  • Vehicle adaptor

  • Velcro strip


  • ZA-705 UHF FM handheld transceiver
  • Smart drop-in charger
  • AC mains adapter
  • Li-ion 1200 mAH battery pack
  • Belt clip
  • Antenna
  • Lanyard
  • User manual

Latest version ZA705 (beginning with serial number 2013) have the preset tones on channels 9,10,11 set to off to allow direct compatibility on the open channel

Download user manual (1.5MB)

Download Programming Software (approx. 1.45 MB)

Download NEW Programming Software only for serial starting 201211 with call tone & enhanced scanning features (approx. 1.45 MB)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Headset Options:

Heavy duty, Racing, Boom Mic, Finger PTT


Download USB programming cable driver

 for Vista (2MB)

for XP (1.6MB)

for Win 7 / 8  (2.5MB)



GE-268 - Spare Li-ion battery

GE-251 - Nylon carry case with belt loop and removable shoulder strap

GE-252 - Earphone with in-line microphone.

GE-267 - Smart desktop drop-in charger

GE-254 - USB Programming cable

GE-257 - Vehicle adaptor


GE-258 - Mains adaptor

GE-259 - Lapel handheld microphone speaker

GE-263 - House External Antenna kit, incl L bracket, antenna, 8m cable

GE-264 - 3m extension cable

GE-265 - Magnetic mount base with cable

GE-266 - Acoustic ear-tube speaker with in-line microphone

GE-269 - UHF Antenna (446MHz)

GE-271 - Programming Kit software CD and USB Cable. Locked on license free bands 446MHz 464MHz and 0.5W

GE-272 - Programming software (Dealer version  403-470 MHZ) ICASA License required


Frequency range 446MHz (8 frequencies), 464MHz (5 frequencies) License free

403 -470MHz Licensed

Channels 16 half duplex
Frequency spacing 12.5 KHz
Range on license free: (terrain dependent) Indoors: 600m-1.2km, Outdoors: 2-6km, Elevated line-of-sight: 10-30km
Battery capacity 1200mAh Li-ion
Barrety charge time 4 hours
Battery Operation time (5:5:90 duty cycle) 16hours (0.5W), 10hours (4W)
Working voltage 7.4VDC
Operating Temperature Range -25 C  to 60 C
Weight 200g (incl. battery)
Dimension (not incl.antenna): 60mm x 107mm x 37mm (W x H x D)
Receiver Sensitivity (12dB Sinad) 0.16uv
Transmitter Output Power 500mW licence free, 2W or 4W licensed
Frequency Stability 2.5 ppm