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The Two Way Radio Show

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We discuss all things related to two way radios, including business radios, FRS and GMRS consumer radios, ham radios, and accessories. Our goal is to help educate consumers and provide entertaining discussion.

We discuss all things related to two way radios, including business radios, FRS and GMRS consumer radios, ham radios, and accessories. Our goal is to help educate consumers and provide entertaining discussion.

Location:

United States

Description:

We discuss all things related to two way radios, including business radios, FRS and GMRS consumer radios, ham radios, and accessories. Our goal is to help educate consumers and provide entertaining discussion.

Language:

English


Episodes

TWRS-157 – CB or GMRS?

7/20/2021
We discuss the pros and cons of both the CB and GMRS radio services and why some CBers are moving to GMRS mobiles and handhelds as the radios of choice. The post TWRS-157 – CB or GMRS? appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:48:49

TWRS-156 – Will There be a Shortage of Radios in 2021?

5/7/2021
We talk about a worldwide shortage of electronic components and how it may affect the manufacture and global supply of two way radios. We'll also take some of your comments and questions from our blog and our forum. The post TWRS-156 – Will There be a Shortage of Radios in 2021? appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:36:00

TWRS-155 – Wouxun KG-905G GMRS and President Randy FCC CB Radios

3/19/2021
Today we’ll tell you about the new Wouxun KG-905G GMRS two way radio and compare it with the extremely popular KG-805G. We’ll also talk about the new President Randy FCC handheld CB radio. The post TWRS-155 – Wouxun KG-905G GMRS and President Randy FCC CB Radios appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:52:41

TWRS-154 – New Wouxun KG-UV8H Amateur Radio

2/19/2021
We talk about the new Wouxun KG-UV8H amateur two way radio and take a look at its features. Plus, an update on the status of the new FCC license application fees and some manufacturer promotions on CB and business radios. The post TWRS-154 – New Wouxun KG-UV8H Amateur Radio appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:53:55

TWRS-153 – New Wouxun KG-1000G GMRS Mobile Radio

12/3/2020
We tell you all about the new Wouxun KG-1000G GMRS Base/Mobile Two Way Radio. We’ll give you an overview of its features and explain what makes it different from other GMRS mobile radios currently on the market. The post TWRS-153 – New Wouxun KG-1000G GMRS Mobile Radio appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:43:46

TWRS-152 – New Professional Grade FRS Two Way Radios

10/30/2020
We tell you about two FRS radios from Wouxun that could change the landscape for power users of FRS. Plus, we talk you about a range extender for Motorola DLR and DTR radios. The post TWRS-152 – New Professional Grade FRS Two Way Radios appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:38:40

TWRS-151 – The FCC Proposes New License Fees on the Amateur Radio Service

9/25/2020
We discuss the FCC proposal to levy fees on ham radio licenses. tell you about some MURS radios from Dakota Alert and some really big summer rebates on Kenwood and Motorola business radios. Plus, the FCC grants Garmin a waiver. The post TWRS-151 – The FCC Proposes New License Fees on the Amateur Radio Service appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:01:17:27

TWRS-150 – Choosing a Power Supply for Your Radio

7/13/2020
We give you an introduction to power supplies and tell you how to choose the right one for your mobile or base station two way radio. We also take some of your comments and questions from our blog and our forum. The post TWRS-150 – Choosing a Power Supply for Your Radio appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:53:48

TWRS-149 – Is the TYT TH-UV88 a Baofeng UV-5R Killer?

5/20/2020
We discuss the rising popularity of the TYT TH-UV88 dual band amateur radio and whether or not it could replace the Baofeng UV-5R as the most popular radio in the world. Plus the Wouxun KG-805G GMRS radio, CB and ham radios, power supplies and China shipping delays. The post TWRS-149 – Is the TYT TH-UV88 a Baofeng UV-5R Killer? appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:01:01:18

TWRS-148 – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Two Way Radios

3/27/2020
We discuss the current national emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic and how two way radios can be an important asset for both business and personal communications. We also tell you how to properly clean and disinfect your radios. The post TWRS-148 – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Two Way Radios appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:01:02:19

TWRS-147 – New Smartphone Controlled Mobile Amateur Radio

2/28/2020
We tell you about a new smartphone controlled and programmable mobile amateur radio from VGC and a TYT radio that rivals the Baofeng UV-5R in features, performance, and price. The post TWRS-147 – New Smartphone Controlled Mobile Amateur Radio appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:54:34

TWRS-146 – FRS is Open for Business

1/17/2020
We discuss the recent proliferation of FRS radios designed for use in small business applications. We’ll also tell you about changes to some Midland MXT radio accessories and give you an update on the tariffs on Chinese import radios. The post TWRS-146 – FRS is Open for Business appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:46:25

TWRS-145 – New GMRS and MURS Radios

12/20/2019
We tell you about a new series of radios from Wouxun that could change the landscape for power users of both GMRS and MURS. We’ll also take some of your comments and questions from our blog and our forum. The post TWRS-145 – New GMRS and MURS Radios appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:51:46

TWRS-144 – Two Way Radio Holiday Gift Guide 2019

11/29/2019
We give you our recommended picks of two way radios that make great holiday gifts for young and old. We’ll also take some of your comments and questions from our blog and our forum. The post TWRS-144 – Two Way Radio Holiday Gift Guide 2019 appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:01:07:24

TWRS-143 – Should You Buy Used Two Way Radios?

11/19/2019
We discuss whether or not you should buy a used two way radio. We’ll also take some of your comments and questions from our blog and our forum. The post TWRS-143 – Should You Buy Used Two Way Radios? appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:01:01:06

TWRS-142 – Will Digital Replace the Analog Radio?

10/11/2019
We discuss whether or not digital radio technology will completely replace analog communications. We’ll compare the advantages and disadvantages of digital and analog radios, talk about the increased use of digital radios in the field, and speculate on the possible future obsolescence of analog communications. The post TWRS-142 – Will Digital Replace the Analog Radio? appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:51:07

TWRS-141 – Do Retailers Suck at Two Way Radio Support?

9/13/2019
We explore the question of who is ultimately responsible for the warranty and support of your two way radios. We’ll explain how and why some retailers are expected to provide product support while others are not and share some of our experiences with the support of our own customers. The post TWRS-141 – Do Retailers Suck at Two Way Radio Support? appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:01:02:08

TWRS-140 – Taking Two Way Radios to Another Country

8/12/2019
We talk about using your two way radios in a foreign country. We’ll discuss the compatibility challenges, the risks of using radios purchased domestically in a foreign nation, and the potential liabilities of buying radios from international retailers for use in the US. The post TWRS-140 – Taking Two Way Radios to Another Country appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:49:16

TWRS-139 – Two Way Radios in the Mountains

7/26/2019
We talk about using two way radios in the mountains. We’ll discuss the unique challenges when using two way radios in mountainous regions of the world, the types of radios best suited for use in these environments, and what to consider when using radios in the mountain areas of other countries. The post TWRS-139 – Two Way Radios in the Mountains appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:50:54

TWRS-138 – The Truth About Radio Accessory Connectors

6/21/2019
We tell you about the different types of audio accessory connectors that are commonly used with two way radios. We’ll talk about some of the most common types of connectors used, explain the confusion that can result from the different labels used to identify them between different manufacturers, and discuss why adapters used to convert one type of connector to another are not easy to find. The post TWRS-138 – The Truth About Radio Accessory Connectors appeared first on Buy Two Way Radios.

Duration:00:30:47