Yaesu FT-65R Dual Band 2m/70cm Radio Review

The Yaesu FT-65R is a Chinese made dual-band radio at about half the price of their famous FT-60R. How does it stack up? Read on to find out! Yaesu has made some fantastic radios in their day, including the current FT-60R and FT-270R, two of my favorite radios. While inexpensive Chinese radios have taken over … Read more

Retevis RT22 70cm Budget Handheld Radio

The Retevis RT22 is another ultralight 70cm radio meant to throw in your pocket, purse, or bag without weighing you down. How does it stack up to other offerings? Read on and find out! The Retevis RT22 is basically a Baofeng BF-888S in a smaller format with a non-detachable antenna and a battery that can not … Read more

Baofeng UV-82 Dual Band Radio Review

The Baofeng UV-82 is a fairly unremarkable dual-band Chinese radio based on the popular UV-5R, and that is a good thing! Read on to find out how. Wherever you look, people love the UV-5R for being an inexpensive, good, basic, amateur radio. The Baofeng UV-82 is a larger and more feature-rich version of that radio … Read more