HT Reviews

Looking for the right handheld radio? Tired of reviews that give you a lot of “I bought this so it is the best” and very little objective information? Want comparisons of radios between $20 and $400 all at the same place so you can see the real differences? Then you came to the right place!

The Baofeng UV-5R is the radio responsible for a renaissance in the handheld radio market. No longer do you have
The Baofeng UV-5RA looks a lot like the UV-5R with a facelift. Is it basically the same radio, or have there
The Yaesu FT-65R is a Chinese made dual-band radio at about half the price of their famous FT-60R. How does
The TYT MD-380 is probably the most famous DMR radio out there as just about everyone I know of started
The Baofeng UV-3R Plus is a small dual-band radio whose design was the predecessor to the ever-popular UV-5R. Is it
The Yaesu FT-60R is probably the best selling higher-end dual-band handheld radio ever and with excellent reasons. Read on to
The Retevis RT22 is another ultralight 70cm radio meant to throw in your pocket, purse, or bag without weighing you down.
The Baofeng BF-T1 is an ultralight 70cm radio meant to throw in your pocket, purse, or bag without weighing you
The Arcshell AR-6 is an upgraded version of their AR-5, itself a close of the Baofeng BF-888s. It is also
The Baofeng UV-6R seemed like it was the replacement for the UV-5R, it is not. In fact, in many ways,
The Baofeng UV-82 is a fairly unremarkable dual-band Chinese radio based on the popular UV-5R, and that is a good
The Yaesu FT-70DR is currently the cheapest way to get into Yaesu's Fusion digital radio technology and a remarkably capable
The Baofeng GT-3TP was a purchase that I thought for sure would be my new daily carry radio, and wound
The Baofeng BF-F8HP is a newer, upgraded, and more powerful version of Baofeng's famous UV-5R radio. Or is it? The
The Zastone M7 is a dual-band (2m/70cm) DMR radio which is probably the most under-rated radio in its class available
The Radioddity GD-77 is a dual-band DMR radio that looks like a copy of the Baofeng DM-1801. Is it worth
The Icom ID-31a is a UHF (70cm) D-STAR radio and currently the least expensive new option for getting into D-STAR
The Baofeng UV-9S Tri-Band is a tri-band (2m/1.25m/70cm) radio that comes in standard black or this bright red version. Let's
The Baofeng UV-9R Plus is a dual-band (2m/70cm) waterproof radio and my favorite cheap Chinese radio despite its flaws. Keep
The Baofeng DM-5R Plus is a dual-band (2m/70cm) DMR radio based on the venerable UV-5R. It is also, as of