Friday, March 18, 2016

Shi Ying SR-224

Ed updated his site with a note about the Shi Ying tri-band mobile ($335). I don't remember seeing this and I still wouldn't have if Gwen had not commented about it here.

First the usual overview:

Shi Ying SR-224
Manufactured by Anytone - Serviced in US
(with removable face)

Frequency Range:
Left Side RX/TX 136-174 MHz, 200-260 MHz, 400-490 MHz
Left Side RX Only AM: 108-134 MHz (Airband)
Right Side RX/TX 136-174 MHz, 400-490 MHz
Right Side RX Only AM: 108-134 MHz (Airband)

Working Mode Full Duplex - UU, UV, VV
Repeater Mode* - UV, VU
Dual Receive Side A & Side B
Output Power 50 Watts VHF, 40 Watts UHF
25 Watts 220
Low Power Steps, 5/10/20w (5/10/15w on 220MHz)
Other Functions

758 Memory Channels / 10 Memory Groups
2-Tone / 5-Tone encode and decode
Bandwidth: Narrow & Wide
Channel Steps: 2.5/5/6.25/10/12.5/15/20/25/50 kHz
ANI Function: DTMF/ANI, 5-Tone/ANI
DTMF Microphone
*Cross-band Repeat Mode:
144 <-----> 220 No
220 <-----> 440 Yes
144 <-----> 440 Yes

Certification for this radio will not be Part 90
(recent FCC rules make it impossible to obtain Part 90 certification for an analog radio)

And a picture:

And now for Ed's recent update:
"Update: March 2016. The final sample of this radio is being tested in the US and upon approval, factory production will begin by the end of March."


  1. The "Ed updated" link is broken...

    1. Fixed - copy and paste fail! Thanks for pointing it out.