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 …

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 …

Xiegu X5105 Pre-Production Test Videos [+Images]

Xiegu X5105 Pre-Production Test Videos and new images. There have been a couple of fellow hams that received pre-production versions of the upcoming Xiegu X5105 QRP radio. All images, videos and information on the radio posted here (unless otherwise stated) are courtesy of Wayne 2E0BVJ. Thank you Wayne! The radio …

Keychain QRP

Keychain QRP is definitely the world’s smallest HF ham radio transmitter. This little CW transmitter will allow you to have a transmitter everywhere you go. It has an SMA female connector and outputs 160 mW max with a 9V battery. The specifications state that you can just connect any random-length …

Xiegu X5105 QRP Radio First Images [+Videos][Updated]

Xiegu X5105 QRP Radio First Images   These images were posted in the Xiegu X108G & X5105 facebook group. The X5105 is the upcoming HF/6m QRP radio from Xiegu. Xiegu is the manufacturer of the X108G portable HF transceiver. The X5105 will have a maximum output power of 5W and …

Best Of All Time 2016 Results

Here are the Best Of All Time 2016 Results.   Thank you all for voting on HamRadioReview’s Best Of All Time Ham Gear for 2016.   Best Of All Time 2016 Results Quick links in this page Best Handheld Radio Best Mobile VHF/UHF Radio Best Mobile/Portable HF Radio Best Base …

DV4mobile Radio Preorder

DV4mobile Radio Preorder available. DV4mobile, the tri-band (2m, 1.25m and 70cm) mobile transceiver is available for preorder here. The radio was on display in May 2016 at the Dayton Hamvention. The DV4mobile is primarily a digital radio, supporting all of the most popular digital modes (DMR, DStar, C4FM, dPMR). But …

YouKits Announced 40m SK-1A QRP Transceiver

YouKits Announced 40m SK-1A SSB/CW QRP Transceiver. YouKits, the manufacturer of kit QRP transceivers and peripherals, announced the SK-1A single band transceiver. The transceiver is for the 40m band and it supports both SSB and CW modes. Here are the specs: RX: 5.9-8MHz TX: 7.0-7.3MHz Power consumption: RX 60mA with …

Yaesu ATAS 120A Using with FT-857D [Video]

When I was out to film the “Solar powered Ham Radio for Beginners” video, I thought I’d also make a Yaesu ATAS 120A Using with FT-857D video.   This is in no way an in-depth review or extended guide. This is just a simple video on how to use the …