Baofeng BF-E90 440MHz Handheld Radio Review

Baofeng BF-E90 Review The Baofeng BF-E90 is a small, pocket-sized, 73cm 440MHz radio just starting to appear online (as of this writing it is only available directly from China and not available on Amazon, although that should change soon). It appears to be a cheaper model of the BF-T1, missing some of the buttons and … Read more

Radioddity GA-2S Inexpensive Two-Way Radio Review.

Radioddity GA-2S Review There are a lot of radios in the same market as the Radioddity GA-2S, namely the Baofeng BF-888s, eSynic zESY66, and the Arcshell AR5/AR6 models. The Baofeng is clearly the sales leader while Arcshell distinguishes itself with colorful cases. So what does Radioddity bring to the table with this entry? The Radioddity … Read more

Baofeng BF-88ST FRS Radio Review.

Baofeng BF-88ST FRS Radio Review The cheapest FRS radios Motorola has are their T100 which go for about $29 a pair and sell like hotcakes. Baofeng entered this market, knowingly or not, with their Baofeng BF-888s radios for around $24. The problem was that those radios were illegal for most people to use and made … Read more

Baofeng UV-5R+ plus Review, a better UV-5R?

Baofeng UV-5R plus Review I have lost count of the number of radios that have been released as “updated UV-5R!” or some such statement. Most of them are simply gimmicks to get your money, some, however, are actual improvements over the classic. Which one is the Baofeng UV-5R plus? Starting with the basics, the Baofeng … Read more

Alinco DJ-G7T Tri-Band Radio Review

The Alinco DJ-G7T is a very sexy looking tri-band waterproof semi-rugged radio with some good specs, but is it nothing but flash? Read on to find out! Right up front, I want to say if you bought one of these Alinco DJ-G7T radios and are looking for an article telling what a great purchasing decision … Read more

Repairing er1 on a HTX-404 or HTX-202

The HTX-202 and HTX-404 will eventually refuse to work and just flash er1 on the screen. This is due to the small coin size battery inside the radio failing. It is a pretty easy and straight-forward repair requiring just a few tools and a new battery. The best place to get a new battery for … Read more

Baofeng UV-5R5 Dual Band Radio Review

The Baofeng UV-5R5 is an interesting variant on the popular UV-5R. I was not very impressed with its improvements but maybe you will be. Read on to see why! Just from the pictures of the Baofeng UV-5R5 I wanted to try it if for no other reason than I really liked the lime green letters … Read more