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:

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 …

Retevis RT3 Firmware Upgrade How-To [Article+Video]

This is the Retevis RT3 Firmware Upgrade How-To article and video. On 19th December, Retevis issued a firmware upgrade for their Retevis RT3 and RT8 handheld DMR radios. The upgrade contains the following fixes/additions: Added 1750Hz transmit option to programmable side key. Fixed “crashes” of some LCD screens. (white screen …

TYT MD-398 Power Test [Video]

This is the TYT MD-398 Power Test video. This is a DMR radio from TYT, with a claimed output power of 10W on high. This is the UHF version of the radio, although I am not aware of a VHF version. The TYT MD-398 does not support two time slots, …

Baofeng DM-5R Compatibility Before Upgrading [Video]

I have just published the video on the Baofeng DM-5R compatibility before upgrading. An upgraded version of the radio has already been released, under the model DM-5R Plus. The version in this video is the first release, which became available on September the 26th, earlier this year. This version needed …

TYT MD-398 GPS Unboxing [Video]

In this video you can watch the TYT MD-398 GPS unboxing.   This model is the GPS version. It also comes in a version without GPS. This is a pre-release model, however, it is identical to the Radioddity GD-55 model. Please note that this radio does not support two time …

Baofeng DM-5R Unboxing [Video]

I got my hands on the much-awaited Baofeng DM-5R DMR radio today. The radio is based on the highly popular UV-5R model (and its variants). At $70 US, it seems like a bargain. A big advantage over other radios on the market, is that it is dual-band. A big disadvantage, …