Retevis RT23 Analog Radio [Images + Specs]

Retevis posted images of their new Retevis RT23 Analog Radio on their facebook page yesterday.   The radio outputs 5W on VHF and 4W on UHF. The features seem to be similar to other radios from China, with the added feature of the cross-band repeater. The specifications state that it …

500+ Likes – 100+ Subscribers [Thank You]

500+ Likes – 100+ Subscribers! HamRadioReviews YouTube channel broke the barrier of 100 subscribers yesterday. Our facebook page broke the 500 like mark today. This is great news! Thanks for choosing HamRadioReviews for your Ham Radio source of information! I’ll do my best to provide top quality content on amateur …

Solar Powered Ham Radio for Beginners [Video + Article]

In this week’s video, Solar Powered Ham Radio for Beginners, I am discussing on the gear necessary to operate a portable station with solar power. I am going through the gear one will need to operate with a solar power source, how to use it and a couple of things …

MD-2017 Dual-band DMR handheld [Rumor]

This is the MD-2017 dual-band DMR handheld from TYT. Or at least, a picture of it. This was posted in DMR Greece‘s facebook page earlier today. It shows a poster with what it seems as a new dual-band DMR radio from TYT. The picture is taken at the PMR Expo …

Nice Video on Amateur Radio

A really nice video on amateur radio has been posted online by the Guatemala DX Group facebook page. This is from last month, but it only came to my attention today. I hope we can see more videos/productions like this online, because our hobby is steadily losing on popularity day …

QRPver-1 Monoband QRP Transceiver

QRPver-1 Monoband QRP Transceiver anyone? The QRPver-1 is a QRP monoband transceiver the size of… a power bank. This is version “3” and I believe it is the backpacker’s dream. At around 200 grams, you’ll get to the summit easier. If you care about SOTA anyway ­čśë and don’t mind …

Baofeng UV-82 8W Power Test [Video]

In this video I am doing a Baofeng UV-82 8W power test. This Baofeng is not the UV-82HP tri-power model. In fact, there is nothing that states it is a new model, apart from the sticker on the back of the radio stating its power is 8 watts. Does it …

Yaesu FT-991 vs FT-991A [Video]

ML and S posted a Yaesu FT-991 vs FT-991A video on their channel showcasing the differences between the previous and updated models. The main differences shown in the video are the waterfall display on the new model, along with the fact that the audio is not muted when sweeping through …

Amptec LA4000 4kW Amplifier from China

Amptec, a Chinese manufacturer of amplifiers, has the Amptec LA4000 4kW amplifier in their product range. The amplifier, according to the specifications, is capable of 4kW of power, from an input power of around 60 to 90W. It is equipped with a pair of the Chinese-made FU728F ceramic vacuum tubes. …

New Model QYT KT-8900D Released

A new model QYT KT-8900D has been released. The QYT KT-8900D seems to be a successor to the KT-8900 and KT-8900R models which have been available for some time now. Apart from a complete re-design of the body of the radio, two features really stand out: the color display and …