TYT UV8000E Power Test [Video]

This is another video in my series of tests on the TYT UV8000E radio. I am measuring the output power of the radio with both a fully charged and a not so charged battery.

First unboxing of the Yaesu FT-891 HF/50 radio [Video]

ML&S uploaded a video today unboxing the Yaesu FT-891 HF/50 radio. Enjoy:

JOTA – JOTI 2016: The worldwide Scouting event

This year’s JOTA – JOTI will take place on the weekend of 14th – 16th October.

Icom IC-DPR30 walkie-talkie

Icom announced a 1W digital walkie talkie, model IC-DPR30.

Baofeng DM-5R update on specs [UPDATED 21 Sep. 2016]

Since the Baofeng DM-5R was announced last week, there has been some controversy online regarding the radio’s specifications.

Baofeng DMR Radio. Not April fool’s this time.

Or so it seems. Radioddity (ham radio online retailer) announced that on the 26th of September, the Baofeng DM-5R is going to be released. Here is their blog post: http://www.radioddity.com/us/blog/dm5r/

TYT UV8000E Range Test Video

I have created a video testing the range of the TYT UV8000E handheld radio. I am preparing  written and video reviews for the radio, but until then, I thought I’d post this here.