Category: Reviews

Icom IC-7300 Review

When shopping around for the right radio, you’re better off taking your time than ending up with a product that you’re going to regret buying. Unfortunately, there are some things that you can’t determine based off of a list of features and a description from the manufacturer, but we have …

Icom IC-718 HF Review

Finding the right high-frequency radio can often be a stressful proposition, especially if you’re in the market for a mid-range product which can cost you several hundreds of dollars, if not thousands. HF models typically make for excellent long-range radios. Today, we’re going to review the IC-716 HF from Icom. …

HAM Radio for Dummies Review

Amateur radio, also known as HAM radio, is a hobby that has been going strong for ages, and new people are always looking to get into it. Unfortunately, it can be intimidating for beginners with no experience, and thankfully, there are plenty of valuable sources of knowledge for those who …

BTECH Mobile UV-50X2 Review

If you want to avoid the hassle of returning a radio that you’re unsatisfied with, it’s always a good idea to do your research, especially if you’re paying over 100 dollars for it. The subject of today’s article is the BTECH Mobile UV-50X2, a mobile HAM radio with a few …

BTECH DMR-6X2 Review

A quality radio can be a challenging thing to find, and that’s because you typically need to use one of them to determine whether or not they’re worth your money. We want to make buying a radio less tedious, so we’ve decided to review some of the best models around, …

BaoFeng UV-82HP Review

A portable radio can come in handy in a wide variety of situations, ranging from work to emergencies, and in either of those cases, you’ll want to be sure that you can rely on it. We’ve decided to review some of the best portable radios on the market so that …

AnyTone AT-D868UV Review

Communication has long been a point of focus for the human race, and that’s to be expected from a fundamentally social species. For much of the 20th century, radio was the most advanced form of communication used by people worldwide, and it’s still prevalent in a wide range of industries. …

5 Best Car GPS Reviews (Updated 2019)

If you’re like most people, you rely on your smartphone for virtually everything, including how to get from point A to point B. While these devices can certainly help you get to your location, they have limited capabilities, so they’re only suited for local destinations. If you’re planning on driving …

5 Best EPIRB Reviews (Updated 2019)

There’s nothing better than sailing the high seas; but, when inclement weather rolls in or some other emergency arises, a peaceful day at sea can suddenly turn into complete chaos. Even if you have years of experience under your belt, there’s always a chance that something can go wrong when …

Yaesu FT-60R Review

Whether you’re new to the world of ham radio or you’re well-versed in amateur radios and you’re looking for a new device, we’d like to recommend the Yaesu FT-60R. Yaesu is a highly reputable manufacturer of two-way radios, as they offer an extensive collection, and all are thoughtfully designed with …

Kenwood Original TH-D74A Review

If you’re on the market for a reliable, easy to use, versatile handheld ham radio that’s outfitted with the most advanced features, we strongly urge you to consider the Kenwood Original TH-D74A. It’s well-designed, intuitive devices like this one are the exact reason why Kenwood is one of the most …

BaoFeng UV-5R Review

BaoFeng is one of the best-known manufactures in the ham radio industry. They offer a variety of transceivers that are designed to meet the needs of all ham users, including two-way radios that are thoughtfully designed and offer the latest features and technologies to ensure effective communications. The UV-5R from …

BaoFeng BF-F8HP Review

For anyone who is just beginning to pursue ham radio communication or for avid hams who are looking to invest in a backup transceiver, the BaoFeng BF-F8HP is an excellent choice. This handheld ham radio is a dual band walkie talkie type two-way radio that offers all of the necessary …