Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Motocool MC788UV

Neil sends us this link to eBay for the Motocool MC788UV:

Dualband Radio with crossband repeater
-Cross-Band Repeat
-Alphanumeric Display
-4 x 256 Memory Channels
-CTCSS, DCS, DTMF, ANI, PTT ID, 2Tone/5Tone Encode & Decode
-Scrambler Included (not for use in the amateur band)
-DTMF Microphone
-Detachable Control Head
-Computer Programmable--
-All buttons on radio and mic are back-lighted
-FCC Part 90 Certified

Key Feature:
-50 Watts VHF • 40 Watts UHF
-VHF 136 - 174 MHz • UHF 400 - 490 MHz
-Head Separation Cable
-2013 FCC Certified
-True Dual Band Receive
-Removable Control Head
-DTMF Speaker Mic
-999 Memory Channels
-APO Power Management
-Selectable Three Color Backlight
-Dual Display V/U U/V V/V U/U

Receive Bandwidth: (FM) 220-260, 350-400, 400-490 MHz
108-180 MHz (AM or FM Mode)
118-134 MHz (AM Aircraft Band)
Transmit Range; (FM) 136-174, 400-490 MHz
Output Power is adjustable down to 5 Watts
Bandwidth; Wide (25 kHz); Medium (20 kHz); Narrow (12.5 kHz)
Tuning Steps; 2.5, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25 & 50 kHz
True Dual Receive - receive two signals at the same time -- second side can be muted while transmitting
Individual Volume and Tuning controls on each side of radio
Separate Function Buttons on each side of radio
Either side can be VHF or UHF at any time - VU, UV, UU, VV - One side can be in the VFO mode and the other side can be in the Memory mode at the same time


  1. So when are the Kencool and Icool versions coming?

  2. $70 shipping! How much does this thing weigh? 100 pounds?