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Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By Rick S
Re: Forestry helmet: use headset and loudspeaker simultaneously

Hi, could you clarify the question? When you say "internal speaker", are you referring to the speaker built into the front of the radio itself, or an internal speaker built into the helmet?

In...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By Rick S
Re: programming walkie talkie for multiple frequencies

Many schools in the US purchase FRS/GMRS, while some others use proper business class radios, so unless you know specifically which types of radios each school uses, finding one radio to talk with...
Forum: Consumer (FRS / GMRS) Radios 11-09-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Rick S
Re: Replacement Antenna's

The maximum legal power for CB in the US is 4 watts, so yes, the antennas listed above should handle that. The maximum wattage on the Tram 1198 antenna product description in that link far exceeds...
Forum: Consumer (FRS / GMRS) Radios 11-05-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Rick S
Re: Replacement Antenna's

A glass mount antenna could be a viable option, and there are couple that may be worth a look.
Tram 1198 CB / Weather Radio Glass Mount Antenna (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/tram-1198.html)...
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Rick S
Re: Motorola CT250

As already mentioned, the CT250 isn't capable of operating on the CB band, so it's a no go for that.

To be fair to the company you are working for, consider what you are asking them to do. You...
Forum: Consumer (FRS / GMRS) Radios 11-05-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By Rick S
Re: Repeater- Distance

Hi CCorey, what map are you specifically referring to? If you are attempting to locate a GMRS repeater in your area, the only one I am aware of is https://mygmrs.com (https://mygmrs.com/). It's a...
Forum: The Two Way Radio Show 11-02-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By Rick S
The Two Way Radio Show is now available on Spotify!

It took awhile, but we finally arrived. The Two Way Radio Show Podcast is now on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/53QL0dN7GQiwWCne4EWJ6d)!

Once the domain of iTunes, Stitcher and Pandora,...
Forum: Business Radios 11-02-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio Frequency Confusion

Good question. These are digital radios, and there are UHF and VHF versions of each model. As a competitor, and for full disclosure, I'm neither promoting or critiquing them, just responding to the...
Forum: Business Radios 11-02-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio Frequency Confusion

Hi, welcome to the forums!

First, are you currently using these radios, or have you just ordered them? Are the radios you order the same make and model? What is it?

Second. how long have you...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,418
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio 101 video webisodes

How do you reset the Wouxun KG-UV8D (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/wouxun-kg-uv8d-std.html) to factory defaults and an English menu? In this episode of Radio 101, we show you how to reset your...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,418
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio 101 video webisodes

How do you activate Auto Power Off on Olympia R100 FRS (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/olympia-r100.html) and R500 GMRS (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/olympia-r500.html) radios? In this episode of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,418
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio 101 video webisodes

The Midland GXT1000 is one of the most popular GMRS radios around, so it's no wonder we receive a lot of support queries about how to set up its features. In this episode of Radio 101, we show you...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,418
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio 101 video webisodes

We've received support calls from customers who have reset their Baofeng radio but have trouble changing the menu from Chinese back to English. In this episode of Radio 101, we provide the solution...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,418
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio 101 video webisodes

Two way radio warranties vary by manufacturer and model. The differences may surprise you. Here is a brief comparison of the warranties on some popular name brand FRS and GMRS two way radios...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,418
Posted By Rick S
Re: Radio 101 video webisodes

Radio 101 is back with an all new look! In this episode, we explain why a warranty is important to consider when shopping for a radio.

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Radio 101 - The importance of the two way...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Rick S
Re: UHF Realtime voice recorder issue

AFAIK, there is no commercially available solution to do this. However, there are hams who have created their own cable connections and systems for using their Baofengs for packet radio, but that's...
Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Rick S
Re: UHF Realtime voice recorder issue

Welcome to the forum!

I'm not sure I understand the question. Do you want to record audio from your radio onto a computer, or do you want to use your radios to transmit/receive audio to/from your...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Rick S
Re: issue w/ motorola mj270

This can happen if one or both of your radios are using different CTCSS/DCS codes on the channel you are on.

If you are using privacy codes on any of the channels, both radios must use the same...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By Rick S
Re: Kirisun Radios - Quality of the components

Hi Jaco, we are based in the US and do not carry that make and model, so I am not familiar with it. According to the specs on this radio, it is rated IP54 for ingress protection from dust and water,...
Forum: The Two Way Radio Show 10-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Rick S
Crackdown on Baofeng and other imported radios

If you own a Baofeng, Leixen, Wouxun, TYT or other import radio and heard about the latest FCC enforcement advisory about them, you'll want to hear Episode 128 of The Two Way Radio Show Podcast...
Forum: The Two Way Radio Show 10-02-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Rick S
Re: Baofeng UV-5R V2+ vs. The FCC

The power limits on FRS changed in 2017. The current rules allow up to 2 watts on FRS with an exception of channels 8-14, which are still limited to 1/2 watt, as noted in this chart of FRS and GMRS...
Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Rick S
Re: How Do I Manually Store Frequencies On A Baofeng BF-F8+?

Christopher, as Paulears posted in the other thread (http://www.twowayradioforum.com/forum/showpost.php?p=28954&postcount=6), programming the BF-F8+ for PMR446 frequencies is not recommended. As I...
Forum: Business Radios 09-27-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By Rick S
Re: Any experiences with ICom F3011

How large is the cattle farm? How much coverage do you need? Will it primarily be used when in a 4 wheeler or do you need to operate it on foot as well?

The Icom F3011...
Forum: The Two Way Radio Show 09-21-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Rick S
Interview with Icom, weather preparedness, Baofeng comments and more!

Episode 127 (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/blog/2018/09/twrs-127-lte-radio-interview-with-icom.html) of The Two Way Radio Show Podcast (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/blog/category/show) is out!
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Forum: Consumer (FRS / GMRS) Radios 09-21-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Rick S
Re: Handheld radios for child hiker suggestions please

There are a lot of FRS and GMRS radios designed for camping and hiking. Our Buyer's Guide for Camping (https://www.buytwowayradios.com/guide/consumer/use/camping.html) offers a few shopping tips as...
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