Monday, December 14, 2009

Friday, October 02, 2009

RadioShack PRO-107 iScan Scanner

The new RadioShack PRO-107 iScan Scanner made by GRE.

So what is iScan? The iScan scanner is computer programmable scanner which contains the complete RadioReference database on an SD card.

Uniden BC335C Mobile/Base Scanner

The Uniden BC335C is your basic scanner, does VHF, UHF, AIR and 800.


Thursday, July 16, 2009

Quansheng TG-UV Dual-Band Portable Transceiver

There have been quite a few Chinese radio's that have obtained FCC type-acceptance, but this is one of the few user programmable Dual-Band portables.

Friday, June 26, 2009

RadioShack PRO-405 by GRE

Another RadioShack desktop scanner, the PRO-405.

Runs from 29-512 Mhz, with gaps, NO MIL-AIR and NO Trunking. But it does have NOAA weather alert, and FM broadcast receive, which makes this a good severe weather radio. Except it doesn't seem to run on batteries.

FCC ID: 'ADV0828'

Monday, June 22, 2009

Uniden BCT15X

Uniden's new base/mobile scanner with TRUNKTRACKER III technology. That means it does EDACS, Motorola systems (not P25) and LTR. Note this is the X model, which is slightly different then the BCT15, like more memory.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Uniden BCD996XT TrunkTracker IV - Base Scanner

Uniden's new base scanner with TrunkTracker IV technology. Range from about 25-1300Mhz (with the usual gaps).

Yaesu FT-2900R 2-Meter Mobile

Yaesu's new rugged deluxe 2 meter amateur mobile transceiver, the FT-2900R.

Can produce 75 watts, extended receive (136-174Mhz), direct frequency entry through the microphone and WIRES capable.

FCC ID: 'K6620393X50'

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Alinco DJ-G7T Triple-Band Transceiver

New from Alinco is the DJ-G7T Triple-Band Transceiver. It works on 2m , 70cm and 23cm bands.
It can receive from 531Khz-1300Mhz in AM/FM and WFM.
Some features: Rain proof (not water proof), true dual-band receive, Li-Ion battery, other then that it has what you might expect from your typical hand-held radio.


Sunday, May 03, 2009

Ameritron ALS-1300 amplifier

Ameritron ALS-1300, a 1200 Watt amplifier. Works from 160-15 meters bands (1.8-22 Mhz). It needs 50Vdc for power it which can be supploed by the ALS-1300PS. Uses 8 TMOS-FET 50v transistors, forced cooling (fan), the power supply likes 250vac but can go on 120vac if low power if used on full wave transmisstion (cw/rtty).


Saturday, April 04, 2009

5 in 1 Headset = FRS and AM/FM radio & Bluetooth.

It's an AM/FM radio, FRS radio, Bluetooth Headset and earprotection. This unit doesn't seem to be just a toy, but can have some serious uses. There are two models BT-10K and BT-20K, not sure what the difference is, and no information on where to buy, or how much it might be.

FCC ID:WYQ-BT-860509

Monday, March 30, 2009

Jetstream JT220M 220mhz Mobile Transceiver

Just the other day on the FCC, the Jetstream JT220M, a 220Mhz Mobile Radio, for amateur radio use.

The company's website can be found here:

    I spoke with the "importer", The price will be around $200-$250 street price, and with some luck these rigs will be available come Dayton Hamvention. At this time there were no definite plans for other Jetstream radio's, but they were looking at some possibilities.

FCC id: W48JT220M

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Icom ID-880H VHF/UHF Digital Transceiver

Recently visited by the FCC the Icom ID-880H digital D-Star dualbander.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Icom IC-80AD VHF/UHF D-Star Transceiver

Recently approved by the FCC the Icom IC-80AD D-Star radio. Very similar to the IC-92AD, but a little smaller, slightly different appearance and GPS capabilities. Main difference is that it's not a true dual-bander.

FCC ID: AFJ315500

Monday, February 09, 2009

ICOM IC-7600 FCC accepted

The Icom IC-7600 was FCC accepted today. Icom's latest HF/50Mhz transceiver.