What a great entry level dual band rig, with only 10 Watts it is ideal for the new foundation pass holders. Comes complete with radio bracket and keypad microphone
- Dual band: 136-174MHz/400-470MHz
- Dual Reception/Dual Display
- Voice Companding and Scrambler
- Multi silent mode (QT/QTADT/QTXDT) 107 groups DCS/58 groups CTCSS
- DTMF encoding and DTMF decoding
- PTT ID (Voice broadcast PTT ID）
- All calls, group calls and selective calls
- Monitor, RX Inhibit, RXTX Inhibit and Emergency Alarm
- FM Radio (87.5MHz-108MHz)
- Scan/Scan add
- Channel name edit available
- 199 memory channels
- High/Low power (10W/4W)
- APO (Auto Power Off)
- TOT (Time-out timer)
- Font Set (Big/Small)
- VOX (Level adjustable)
- Busy channel lockout
- Keyboard lock (Auto/Manual)
- Multi scan mode (TO/CO)
- Channel steps (2.5K/5K/6.25K/10K/12.5K/25K)
- Wide/Narrow band selection (25KHz/12.5KHz)
- TX Stop
- Talk Around
- Beat frequency
- Reverse frequency function
- 1750Hz burst tone
- Four key programmable
- Lease Function (can program lease time of the radio at a exact time)
- Input frequency by using Keypad
- Wireless changing frequency
- PC software disable frequency input
- Passwords for menu functions Set
- PTT Times per Minutes Set
- All/Function reset
- 13.8V DC Power Supply
- Size: 120 X 85 X 40mm
- Antenna connection SO239
- Bar Code/EAN:
- Great for a new starter!
Purchased one of these last week. I had been looking around online for a low cost 2m/70cms radio. Two choices came up for me. This or the QYT 8900. I went for the Lexien as it has a 10w max Tx that is suitable for a M6 Foundation licence holder. This fit the job perfectly as the QYT outputs 25w High and 20w Low. Receive is great on this radio. Picks up all local repeaters and one's further away. Programming with the cable was a breeze. (I also have a Baofeng handheld) Its not much different to programming a Chinese handheld.
All in all very pleased.
- Capable and relatively simple
That is, is if you have had it set up for you and the memories set up etc, It's got very loud output audio, so suitable for noisy van etc, it's small and unobtrusive but setting it up for anyone not used to programming similar (without the lead and software) is a time consuming task.
With a half decent antenna it's capable of hitting repeaters, and the transmit audio is good. It does feel like a PMR radio, that's essentially what it is, and if you're not wanting fancy features it does exactly what it says on the box.
If you're newly licenced and inexperienced, I'd recommend the software and cable - possibly get someone else to set it up for you.