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#1 WPXM352

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Posted 07 December 2019 - 06:49 PM

I usually avoid these sort of products because in my opinion Cheap Chinese Radios are usually a Low Parts Count hot mess with crappy receiver performance.

 

For some stupid reason this caught my eye. I am sure it will be disappointing. Should I buy one? Has anyone bought one opened it up and found the manufacturer went the extra mile in RX design, or should I let the fact that it has an FM 88-108 receiver built in confirm my misgivings?

 

Well here it is, probably not FCC certified . But it is kind of cool.

 

 

I am verklempt,  talk amongst yourselves...

 

https://www.verotele...ng-p541441.html



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Posted 07 December 2019 - 07:33 PM

For $75 I’d buy one just for fun. But, at ~$200 I would make sure it is returnable. Also, it appears they saved money by not hiring a translator.
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Posted 08 December 2019 - 02:05 AM

Doing some research, it doesn't have any FCC type acceptance, including Part 15. Shouldn't be allowed to be sold here in the US, but they can be imported solely for amateur radio use and not resold. The only Vero radio I could find certification on was the VR-6600PRO, which is only certified in China for 430-440 MHz on the UHF side. I'm sure transmit is wide open, since there's people using these on 440-450.

 

Given the size and feature set of that radio, I would be surprised if it weren't an AT1846S chip under the hood, like the BTech UV-25X4.


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Posted 08 December 2019 - 03:56 AM

I would avoid that thing.  For ~200 dollars you can find a great deal on an XPR4550 Motorola Mobile that will draw rings around that.

 

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#5 kipandlee

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 11:04 AM

 it is kind of cool but no not  For 200 dollars could get several good used radios for that price 



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Posted 08 December 2019 - 01:47 PM

It also requires that one have a 'smart phone' they don't mind being dedicated to act as the control panel for the radio...

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Posted 08 December 2019 - 02:03 PM

It also requires that one have a 'smart phone' they don't mind being dedicated to act as the control panel for the radio...

For $200, I'd like to at least have a basic control head, whether it's a detachable head that mounts to the radio or a handheld control head. It's a brick without a working software environment.


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