[chirp_users] Which radio?

Chuck Hast kp4djt at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 06:40:05 PST 2018


I ordered it from Amazon last night. Looking forward to getting on some of
the
220 machines in my area.

I looked at the comments on the radio, there was good mehh and not so good,
but the good was very good so going to take my chance.

They all said it was Chirp programmable, that is very good...



On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 6:59 AM, John La <Johnla at usa.net> wrote:

> I have a 5X3 and fortunate enough to have several 220 repeaters within
> handheld range.
> Very satisfied with the radio, and it is totally supported by CHIRP.
>
> John  K3NXU
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/Review_5X3.php
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Chuck Hast
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 31, 2018 12:44 AM
> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Which radio?
>
>
>
> Well, that was a good load of answers. I think that the radio I am looking
> at
>
> would be the BTECH UV-5X3. I would like to have access to all of those
>
> bands.
>
>
>
> The TYT-TH 9800 is an interesting option. Have to take a look at that
> one.  I need
>
> a radio like that for the wife's car so I can have a radio in that one
> when I drive it.
>
>
>
> A big thanks to all of those who provided me info, and any that may come
> after.
>
>
>
> Again, a big hats off to the folks who do the coding and other work on
> Chirp.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 6:50 PM, <ve3zxs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I’m not sure how many other will agree with me,  but the TYT-TH 9800 quad
> band radio seems to work fine for the programming I have done.  I know
> another Ham who has the same radio and he also seems to enjoy this as well.
>
>
>
> The radio wasn’t all the expensive either.
>
>
>
> Just my 2 cents,  good luck.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>
> On Jan 30, 2018, at 6:54 PM, Ron via chirp_users <chirp_users at intrepid.
> danplanet.com> wrote:
>
> I've got the BTECH UV-5X3. Triband, about $70.00, programmable with CHIRP.
> Small, light, easy to use and inexpensive. I haven't had it long, but it
> seems to work quite well so far. I have always preffered the UV-82 series
> over he UV-5 series until now, but I figured that for the price I would
> give this one a try. I was pleasantly surprised by this one.
>
>
>
> In a message dated 1/30/2018 11:08:47 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> kp4djt at gmail.com writes:
>
>
>
> I see all of the issues with these radio, I want to get something that
> will do the
>
> job,  I want at least 2m and 70cm. But would be even better to have
> something
>
> tri-band.
>
>
>
> So with all of what I have seen, which of these radios do you guys
> recommend.
>
>
>
> Chirp does a great job with my Icom, but I would like to get something
> that I
>
> can use and if something happens it is not my Icom handheld. Something
>
> that if it falls into the water, or gets whacked I am not out a lot.
>
>
>
> So what do you guys recommend?
>
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Chirp + Editcp + MD380Tools on Linux
>
> Celestial!!!
>
> Chuck -- KP4DJT
>
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