Showing posts with label TYT. Show all posts
Showing posts with label TYT. Show all posts

Friday, March 2, 2018

TYT MD-2017: VA3XPR Review

Check out the VA3XPR review - especially helpful are first two sections (The Good and The Bad) - which concludes:
"The MD-2017 is a great low-cost option for anyone looking for a rugged dual band DMR radio. It is sure to come in very handy for users that live in or travel to areas where there are both VHF and UHF DMR repeaters. At a $159 USD price point for the non-GPS version, users really cannot go wrong with this radio, as it is feature packed, durable, and performs well. While the radio has some usability issues, they are unlikely to adversely impact the functionality of the radio for most users.

Overall, we feel that the MD-2017 is a great value priced dual band DMR radio that is likely to please the most demanding ham radio or light commercial user who needs a dual band DMR radio that can withstand the elements."

Monday, August 28, 2017

TYT MD-9600: Firmware Update

"Some of the TYT MD-9600 owners reported an issue loading channels into their radio using the programming software. The software was reporting that the data was being written successfully, but some or all channels were not accessible on the radio. 
To address this issue, TYT released an updated firmware version (3.28) and an updated version of the programming software (1.18)."

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

TYT MD-2017: Weak SMA Connector?

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

TYT MD-380 - not G - for $81

"OOPS! We have Just received a full mismarked shipment of radios from the factory. We ordered MD-380G which is a MD380 with a GPS installed. What came in was a radio labeled MD380G. But it has no GPS. So we are blowing out these brand new mis marked radios. This is just a normal TYT MD-380 UHF Version that is marked as a MD-380G. This radio does not have a GPS installed. Quantities are limited and once they are gone, they are gone."
Via @HamRadio360.

Friday, July 7, 2017

TYT MD-9600 Mobile Update

"Anthony Roque, Sales Manager here at Buy Two Way Radios and co-host of The Two Way Radio Show, received a very positive update last night from TYT. Our demo unit of the much anticipated MD-9600 will be shipping out very soon!!"
"With this announcement, TYT also confirmed a couple of changes from the initial announcement. The biggest and most exciting change is that the MD-9600 will be a dual band (UHF/VHF) radio instead of a separate version for each band." 

TYT MD-2017: Programming Cable Issue

Sounds like a small problem, but I like the open response and I'm sure they and TYT will take care of those affected:
"With our first batch of TYT MD-2017's, we had a few customers call complaining of issues programming the radio. After some back and forth, we identified the issue as being a poor solder within the radio connector on the programming cable. Customers with this issue were not able read their radios from the programming software. 
TYT has confirmed the issue, and are immediately working to correct the problem. We are told that all of our future shipments will have the updated cable, so if you order a radio or a cable from this point forward you won't have to worry about this issue. 
This issue affected a very small number of customers (less than 3%), so we appreciate TYT's willingness to make the fix a priority."

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

TYT MD-380 to MD-2017 Code Plug

It's DMR all the time...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

TYT MD-2017: Menu Options

TYT MD-446: MD380Tools

Looks like I've not posted previously about the MD-446, so it gets a link.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

TYT MD-2017: Samples Landed

It's real!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

TYT MD-380: Morse Code Narrator

More features via custom firmware for the TYT MD-380:

Monday, March 27, 2017

TYT MD-2017: Giveaway

Friday, February 17, 2017

TYT MD-2017: May?

I posted the announcement from BuyTwoWayRadios in December about the MD-2017. This site ( suggests it won't be out next month, but rather we are looking at a May date.

Monday, February 6, 2017