Category: Reviews

Kenwood TS-590SG Review

Kenwood is known for making advanced CB radios and HAM radios, and the TS-590SG is no exception as a full-featured HF + 6M ham rig. It’s certainly not a beginner radio and the price tag does make that pretty clear, but you still get a great value here as you …

Kenwood TS-480HX Review

This review is going to be a little different than most other reviews we have on our blog, as we will be reviewing one of the most advanced and powerful CB radios on the market in this post. The TS-480HX is surely not a budget radio by any means, but …

Kenwood TM-V71A Review

The Kenwood Original TM-V71A is one of the pricier CB radios on the market but also one of the better ones. It’s a fairly advanced CB radio and comes with some great features that make it worth it for users who do not want to settle for something more basic. …

Kaito KA321 Shortwave Radio Review

If you want to go shortwave DX-ing at an incredibly budget price, the Kaito KA321 is exactly what you’re looking for. It’s probably priced cheaper than many toys out there, but that doesn’t take anything away from its performance, or even its ability to connect to stations all over the …

Eton Field Radio (Field BT) Review

Eton has been one of the few brands that manages to offer some incredibly functional shortwave radios at surprisingly budget prices. The Eton Field BT is one of them, as it’s rather just another version of some of Eton’s other shortwave radios like the Eton Satellite and the Eton Executive …

DAIWA CN-501H Review

The DAIWA CN-501H isn’t the most popular SWR and power meter on the market, but it’s one of the most advanced ones in this price range. It comes with some unique features that help it stand out from the rest of the devices in its price range. Let’s walk you …

C.Crane CC Skywave Review

If you’re looking for a “complete” shortwave radio that offers pretty much everything you can ask for – especially in a travel radio but without breaking the bank – then this is it. You have found exactly what you’re after. Let us walk you through everything this little monster has …

Baofeng DM-1701 Review

DMR radios tend to be more expensive than ham radios, but they are much more advanced and secured than the latter. However, there are also some cheaper DMR radio options, but the problem with them is that they often aren’t suitable for professional use. What if you could get the …

Midland GXT1050VP4 Review

Reliability, versatility, and functionality. All of these are the features that we’d want in a quality two-way radio. You want a high-quality radio that can help with your communication, but not too loud that you scare off your next trophy. That’s when the Midland GXT1050VP4 comes in. We’ll review its …

Motorola MT350R Review

When traveling in new areas, it can be easy for you to get separated from your friends and family. Because of this, you’ll need a radio that has an extensive transmission range and quality. Fortunately, the Motorola MTE350R is a two-way radio that can meet up those expectations and more. …

Yaesu FTA750L Review

Getting your first marine VHF transceiver can be a long process at first. But the Yaesu FTA 750L is designed for both beginners and professional radio users who need better communication. With its memory recall, built-in GPS, and other features, it can be a great choice if you’re on a …

Yaesu FTA550 Review

When airborne, on a vessel, or just lounging at your home, you’ll want a radio that can communicate effectively. The Yaesu FTA550 is designed for VHF frequencies and has enough storage for even the most experienced radio aficionado. When getting the FTA550, you’ll have a radio that’s suited for individual …

Tecsun PL880 Review

Why waste your money on a shortwave radio that doesn’t operate correctly? There are thousands of models on the market, and it can be difficult to decide their quality from afar. That’s why we’re here to review the Tecsun PL880. This device has a battery life of 20 hours and …

Standard Horizon HX870 Review

The Standard Horizon HX870 is designed for this and so much more. It’s built with its own submersible waterproof construction, waterproof die-cast chassis, and a strong DSC/GPS receiver. You can rest assured that you’ll sail the waters like a true captain. Read this review for a clearer perspective on how …

Standard Horizon GX2200 Review

When looking for a valuable marine radio, you can’t go wrong with Standard Horizon. And their Standard Horizon GX2200 is another interesting addition to their lineup. With the Standard Horizon GX2200, you’ll get a radio that’s great for communication and emergencies. Since it’s so easy to use, you’ll be transmitting …

Standard Horizon GX1700 Review

Accidents and emergencies cannot be predicted when out on the water. Even the most seasoned sailors can fall victim to bad weather or equipment malfunction. When emergencies occur, the one thing that can ensure a quick rescue is a Very High Frequency (VHF) marine radio.  And the Standard Horizon GX1700 …

QYT KT-8900 Review

Utility and performance are important when looking for a good transceiver radio. And the QYT KT-8900R is designed for those attributes and more. With its included programming plug, you won’t have any memory issues either. Through this review, we’d like to highlight what makes the KT-8900R work. This will help …

QYT KT-8900D Review

Two-way radios are known for their ability to help teams communicate and function properly. And the QYT KT-8900D is no different. This is a radio that combines function and form and can have a wide frequency range, making it easier to speak within your area. Once it’s tuned properly, you’ll …

Motorola Talkabout T460 Review

The Motorola Talkabout T460 is rugged enough for any outdoor adventure. In fact, they are perfect for hikes, biking, camping, skiing, and camping. This walkie talkie is simple and provides a longer range, but its powerful features make it a necessary tool to have in your arsenal. In this review, …

Motorola Talkabout MR350R Review

A walkie talkie is a reliable and ideal tool for adventure trips with your friends and family. And these devices are always helpful in keeping everyone connected. The Motorola Talkabout MR350R gives you a good range and is effective in communicating in different altitudes. And it’s emergency feature is a …

Motorola T600 H20 Review

Let’s face it. Having a high quality walkie talkie can work wonders for team communication. You can have a private channel and have everyone discuss on important matters. Not only is this good for business practices, but for your everyday outdoorsman as well. And the Motorola T600 H200 is designed …

Motorola RDU4100 Review

Are you traveling overseas? Or maybe you work in a crowded office and need something to improve communication among your employees and managers. That’s when a two-way radio comes in handy. And the Motorola RDU4100 is designed for such situations. It’s a radio that is designed for improved communication in …

Yaesu Original FT-991A Review

Ham radios can often get pricey, and finding affordable ones often feels like you’re navigating a minefield of poor quality products that will be likely to fail on you at any moment. If you don’t want to be worrying about your ham radio all the time, then you’ll need to …

Yaesu FT-857D Review

Amateur radio, which is also known as ham radio, is a popular hobby worldwide, but choosing the perfect model for your needs can often seem impossible. You typically need to try out a radio so that you can get an idea of whether or not it’s worth your money, but …

Whistler WS1065 Review

A digital police scanner allows you to listen in on far more frequencies than just the ones the police use, and they only have that name because it’s relatively short and convenient. Whether you want to hear train conductors, race crews, pilots, firefighters, or anyone else on unencrypted radio, a …

Whistler WS1040 Review

When picking between handheld and desktop digital police scanners, you’ll want to consider how often you move around and whether you’ll need your scanner on you at all times. Most of the time, the convenience of a handheld scanner wins out, and that’s why they’re more popular than their desktop …

Whistler TRX-2 Review

Digital police scanners are some of the best scanners available because they can work across most trunking systems, unlike analog models, which can leave you out of some of the newer networks. If you want to hear everything possible, then the simple fact is that you need the best digital …

Whistler TRX-1 Review

While analog police scanners are responsible for most of the popularity around products of this type, they have since been superseded by the next generation of digital police scanners. With the improved technology behind them, digital police scanners are far more capable, but they also tend to be a lot …

Whistler WS1088 Review

If you need a reliable radio that can give you all of the emergency coverage that you need without tearing a hole through your wallet, the Whistler WS1088 handheld digital scanner is a great place to start. In this review, we will discuss all the key features and details needed …

Uniden SDS100 Review

There is a huge variety of police scanners available on the market, and they can cater to all budgets and needs when it comes to their capabilities. If you’re looking for the best scanner around, then it can be pretty hard to find the right one because everyone has different …

Uniden MHS75 Review

Some of the best two-way radios may not be the most popular options on the market, which is why it helps to do as much research about them as possible before buying one. Taking a little longer to make your purchase can be the difference between a product that works …

Uniden HomePatrol 2 Review

If you’re looking around for the best digital police scanner around, but you don’t know which product you should pick, then you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re going to take a look at the Uniden HomePatrol 2 so that our readers can figure out whether this scanner will …

Uniden BCD996P2 Review

Getting your hands on the best police scanner used to consist of 50% research and 50% trial and error, as you ordered units and found out that they performed nothing like they were advertised. To ensure that our readers don’t have to go through that, we’ve decided to review some …

Uniden Bearcat BC125AT Review

When looking for a police scanner, you’ll want it to be as reliable as possible, feature a reasonable price point, and it should have a set of helpful features that make it easier to use. Unfortunately, finding the right product is often a challenge due to the huge range of …