Tag Archive | radio

Digital Radio

There are many modes of digital radio these days such as D-Star, System Fusion (C4FM), DMR, P25, etc.  It seems like lately DMR seems to be the popular method, mainly due to the cheap radios that are available.  Interestingly though, each of the big three manufacturers seem to be sticking with their respective modes.  It […]

Baofeng UV-5R

A while back, we bought three of the cheap Baofeng UV-5RB radios for various family members and was really impressed by what we got for $40.00.  They had a pretty wide band on transmit and receive, though we do not advocate transmitting unlicensed outside of the amateur radio bands. Even if you were licensed in […]