The HYT TC518 is ideal for hotels and other businesses that need secure and dependable communications in a compact and professional design. This radio’s volume control, single-hand operation, and voice operated transmit capability make it very user-friendly and convenient for users that may have their hands occupied at different times during the work day. Wide frequency range and reliable circuit design greatly improve audio quality, making the HYT TC518 a cost-effective professional radio in the commercial field.


  • Single-Hand Operation (PTT+VOL+Soft Power Off)
    The PTT and volume control are virtually combined in a single knob, beside which there’s a soft power-down key. You can have one-hand control of your calls and one-hand operations on your radio.
  • Wide-Band Coverage
    Covers a wider range of frequencies allowing the radio to be more compatible.
  • User-Friendly Volume Adjustment
    The easily maneuverable volume control is divided into levels with an audible tone identifying each level.
  • Sleek & Light-Weight
    With its ergonomic design, this slim and compact radio can enhance user comfort, while maintaining a professional and fashionable appearance.
  • Voice Compander
    HYT’s voice compander audio enhancement ensures superb clear, crisp sound, even in noisy environments.
  • Scrambler
    The scrambler feature provides enhanced security for your important public safety and private security communications.
  • LED Battery Gauge
    The TC-518 allows you to simply press one button to illuminate the tri-color LED battery gauge, which indicates battery strength levels for more effective power management.
  • Voice Operated Transmit (VOX)
    Enjoy the convenience of hands-free operation when used with optional accessories.
  • High/Low Power Switchable
    By simply pressing one button, users can switch to low power when communicating within limited range coverage or switch to high power when further distance is required. High transmit power optimizes range coverage while low transmit power conserves battery consumption, all at the user’s control.
  • Monitor
    Allows users to monitor the activities on the current channel. The feature is especially helpful for receiving a weak signal.
  • Battery Save
    The Battery Save feature is automatically activated once no activity on the channel and no operation performed, for extended operation time.
  • Low Battery Alert
    Alert users to recharge the battery should the battery level run low.
  • Busy Channel Lockout
    Avoid interference with the users using the same channel by preventing transmission if another talk group is already on the air.
  • Time-out Timer
    The feature allows for more efficient use of channels by limiting the amount of time of each transmission.
  • CTCSS/CDCSS Encode & Decode
    Set up workgroups/users with unique CDCSS/CTCSS to prevent unwanted conversations on the same frequency.
  • Squelch Tail Elimination
    The function will minimize the annoying audio outputs that occur at the receiver on completion of a transmission.
  • Selectable Squelch Level (0-9)
    Helps minimize interference from undesired weak signals and helps weak signals be heard.
  • Channel Scan
    The channel scan feature enables a two-way radio to continuously scan each channel for activity. When activity is detected on a channel the scan process will stop and you will hear the transmission.

HYT TC-518

Recommended Applications

  • Hotel

  • Supermarkets

  • Education

  • Property Management

  • Retail

HYT TC518 – Parts and Accessories