TYT MD-2017 First Video

TYT MD-2017 First Video     What seems to be the first video of an actual TYT MD-2017 dual band DMR radio surfaced on YouTube. The radio seems to be of a good size. Enjoy:

Yet Another Tier I DMR From Baofeng [Images]

Yet Another Tier I DMR From Baofeng   I just came across this Baofeng GT3 DMR radio. This is the second DMR radio from Baofeng. It is dual-band (VHF + UHF) and it is advertised as “Tier I”. Most likely this seems to be identical to the Baofeng DM-5R which, …

First Ailunce HD1 Real Photos [Images]

First Ailunce HD1 Real Photos These are the first Ailunce HD1 real photos!   Remember, you saw this on HamRadioReviews.eu first! The first photos of the much-anticipated Ailunce HD1 dual band DMR radio were released just minutes ago. It is a working early stage model, right out from the factory. …

CHIRP Now Supports QYT KT-8900D

CHIRP Now Supports QYT KT-8900D CHIRP, the best open source program for radio programming, now supports both the QYT KT-7900D and KT-8900D radios. This is excellent news, as the software makes programming radios a breeze. It also supports all the other radios from the same company. I can personally confirm …

QYT KT-980 Plus Released [Images+Specs]

QYT KT-980 Plus Released   QYT has released the KT-980 Plus mobile radio. It’s most likely the successor, or upgrade, to the previous KT-UV980 model. The display seems to be the same as the one from the KT-8900D, but it is in a bigger case. Just like its smaller brother, …

Icom Announced ID-4100 DStar Mobile Radio

Icom Announced ID-4100 DStar Mobile Radio Icom Japan announced yesterday, 17th February 2017, the ID-4100 Mobile DStar VHF/UHF mobile radio. The radio will come with the new terminal and access point modes that are found in the latest handheld from the company, the ID-51A PLUS2. The terminal mode allows the …

TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR First Image

TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR First Image   TYT just released the first ever image of the upcoming TYT MD-2017 dual band DMR handheld radio. Back in November, a photo of a poster from PMR expo 2016 was published online, showing the MD-2017 model. At the time it was still …

New Yaesu FT-25R and FT-65R Handheld Radios

New Yaesu FT-25R and FT-65R Handheld Radios I just became aware of two new handheld radios from Yaesu. The FT-25R and the FT-65R. The FT-25R is a single band VHF radio with 5W of power and IP54 rating. It comes with a 1950mAh Li-Ion battery and a larger capacity, 2500mAh …

Yaesu FT-991/A Firmware Upgrades Released

Yaesu FT-991/A Firmware Upgrades Released on January 16th. Yaesu has released firmware upgrades for both the FT-991 and its successor the FT-991A HF/50/144/430 MHz radios. There are no significant release notes for the firmware upgrades, other than a mere “Improved and optimized” note. This most likely means that the firmware …

ASUS Released Raspberry Pi Contender

ASUS Released Raspberry Pi Contender Asus has quietly released a Raspberry Pi contender, named Tinker Board. It is about the same size as the Pi, but its quad-core Rockchip processor can play 4K video and 24-bit audio. Great news, if you want to get one for a home media center, …