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

Wouxun KG-UV9p review, worth the price?

Wouxun KG-UV9p Review This was my first Wouxun, and I thought of it as a high-priced Baofeng, after all, it is just another in a sea of obscure Chinese radios, right? As you can tell, I was not going into this review with a very neutral attitude. Did the Wouxun KG-UV9p win my heart? When … 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

Baofeng BF-F9V2+ Plus Dual Band Radio Review

The Baofeng BF-F9V2+ a probably the second-best UV-5R variant I have ever tested coming in just a tad behind the BF-F8+ Is it another fluke or has Baofeng upped their game? Read on to see! Technically I suppose the Baofeng BF-F9V2+ might be the best-tested radio I have done so far and just not my … 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