Ailunce HD1 Officially Released

Ailunce HD1 Officially Released It looks like the long-awaited Ailunce HD1 dual band DMR transceiver has been officially released. The Ailunce HD1 was supposed to be released May 2017, but was delayed, most likely due to testing. It was preceded to market by TYT’s dual band DMR offering, the MD-2017. …

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 …

TYT Announced TH-UV8200 Analog HT

TYT Announced TH-UV8200 Analog HT. TYT announced today the release of the TH-UV8200 analog dual band 10W handheld radio. The radio features a color TFT display, 10W of power on high, 5W of power on low (no medium setting, once again) and IP67 waterproof/dustproof protection. The body seems to be …

Retevis RT23 Available for Pre-order [New Images]

Retevis RT23 Available for Pre-order today.   On Retevis’ eshop, the model has been made available for pre-order. Here are the main features of the radio, from the listing: Main Features: Dual Band Dual Display Dual Standby Handheld Radio 128 Memory Channel 360 Degree Channel Knob Cross-Band Repeater Function(VHF to …

TYT TH-UV3R 2W Pocket Radio Review [Video]

In this week’s video I am doing a TYT TH-UV3R 2W Pocket Radio Review. This is a very nice little radio. With its minimal size, you can have it with you all the time. Excellent for every day carry. In the video, I am going through its features, but also …

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 …

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, …

Kenwood D-Star/APRS TH-D74 Video Review

  HamRadioConcepts uploaded a video on their channel on the Kenwood TH-D74 handheld radio.

TYT UV8000E Review

This is the TYT UV8000E review. The TYT UV8000E is an update to the UV8000D. This update practically fixes an audio issue with the earlier model, which would occur after long periods of operation. The audio, as some users have reported, would start becoming intermittent. It is a really nice …