The Two Way Radio Show

The Two Way Radio Show

Latest Episodes

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

TWRS-148 – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Two Way Radios
March 28, 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.

TWRS-147 – New Smartphone Controlled Mobile Amateur Radio
February 29, 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.

TWRS-146 – FRS is Open for Business
January 18, 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.

TWRS-145 – New GMRS and MURS Radios
December 21, 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.

TWRS-144 – Two Way Radio Holiday Gift Guide 2019
November 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.

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

TWRS-142 – Will Digital Replace the Analog Radio?
October 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,

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

TWRS-140 – Taking Two Way Radios to Another Country
August 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 ...