Showing posts with label Alinco. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alinco. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

DCRainmaker Pro Cycling Ride Along

DCRainmaker is my go to resource for information on running watches and other, similar tech. He got to do a ride along with a pro cycling team in their support car. He talks about some of the radio problems and what looks like an Alinco DR-635 makes an appearance.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Alinco DR-735

Announced at Dayton, the Alinco DR-735 is a dual-band mobile transceiver:
  • Full-duplex receiver enables simultaneous TX/RX within 144/440MHz bands as well as V/V and U/U receiver capability.
  • Features eight full RGB color LEDs enabling you to customize your display colors in the set mode.
  • Fully independent frequency, audio level and squelch knobs for right and left VFOs make it seem more like operating two monoband radios rather than a dual band transceiver.
  • Simply press the volume knob to select the VFO you wish to use for transmitting.
  • Cross-band repeater function available on all DR-735T radios.(Be sure to observe all regulations applicable to cross-band operation.)
  • Computer programmable with free software available for download at
  • "Set Mode" menus are divided into basic and advanced, allowing you to assign less frequently used modes such as auto power off or busy channel lockout to set and forget. That makes it easier to access the menus you use more often, such as scan mode and pager settings.
  • Large heatsink and quiet fan for stability while operating
  • Wide and narrow ceramic filters enable true narrow band operation
  • Two speaker ports located on the back of the unit allow you to separate signals by both right and left sides or by internal or external speakers using audio from a single external source.
  • Features manual shift and offset direction setting plus preset and programmable auto-repeater settings. Includes 4 tone-burst tones.
  • Includes 1,000 memory channels in 10 banks, 100 right-only/100 left-only memories, 100 dual memories, 5 pairs of programmed-scan channels, and 2 call channels. All memory channels can hold output setting, tones, LCD display color selections and more.

Video above is from Gigaparts where they are taking reservations for $35, but Universal Radio is showing a price of $349.95.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Alinco DR-438H: Review by Hans

Hans takes a look at the Alinco DR-438 monoband UHF mobile. This is the radio that looks like a rebranded Anytone AT-588. Read his article for the details, but it sounds like Alinco took the time and effort to make sure their version had several improvements. The bottom line for Hans is a) that it is worth the extra money over an AT-588 and b) he likes it well enough that he's going to buy it.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Alinco = AnyTone

Hans points out that Alinco is rebranding Anytone radios.
While the looks are still typical Alinco, inside it’s another story. The Alinco DR-138 and DR-438, two mono-band radios, are incarnations of the AnyTone AT-588 mono-band radios. The ‘all new’ DR-638 dual-band radio is an incarnation of the AnyTone AT-5888.
As I was posting this, I was going to add the Alinco label/tag and realized I had never used it before. Funny that I've made it four years without using it and now I add it because of Anytone.