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Recently in Motorola Category

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September 7, 2016

Buy Motorola Business Radios, get one FREE!

Motorola-Promo-Q3-2016.pngThe Motorola free radio promotion is back - and this time it's even better!

When you purchase at least 6 Motorola CLP, CLS, RDX or RM Series analog business two way radios from Buy Two Way Radios, you can get another one FREE. When you purchase at least 5 Motorola DLR or DTR Series digital business radios, you get one FREE. You can apply this offer on a maximum of 60 analog or 50 digital radios purchased to receive a total of 10 free radios! This Motorola free radio offer is valid through December 31, 2016. If your company or organization needs new radios or needs to upgrade your existing fleet, this is a great opportunity to buy two way radios and save.

For example, if you buy six Motorola CLS™ Series™ analog business radios, you get an additional Motorola CLS radio free. Buy five Motorola DLR Series™ digital business radios and you get another DLR radio FREE. Six analog radios gets you get FREE one, five digital radios gets you a freebie. Every six analog or five digital radios purchased earns you an additional radio - with a potential maximum of 10 FREE radios. All six or five radios purchased must be within the same product series. This offer is fulfilled by Motorola directly, so the free radio(s) will be shipped to you after Motorola receives your online submission form.

NOTE: All redemption claims must be entered on or before 11:50 PM EST on Friday January 13, 2017. Redemption submissions received after that date will NOT be eligible regardless of purchase date. The offer is subject to product availability. Offer is good in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico only and is void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.

Read the Motorola Analog Radio promotional flyer and Motorola Digital Radio promotional flyer for full details.

The Following models qualify for the free radio offer:

Model Type Min Purchase Max Purchase
CLP1010
CLP1040
CLP1060
Analog 6 60
CLS1110
CLS1410
Analog 6 60
DLR1020
DLR1060
Digital 5 50
DTR410
DTR550
Digital 5 50
RDX RDU4100
RDX RDU4160d
RDX RDV5100
Analog 6 60
RMM2050
RMU2040
RMU2080
RMU2080d
RMV2080
Analog 6 60


March 4, 2016

Get a free multi charger from Motorola for 2016

Note: This promotion expired June 30, 2016 and is no longer available.

Motorola-Rebate-Q2-2016.pngSpring into savings in 2016 with Motorola business radios! Purchase at least six Motorola CLP, CLS, DLR, DTR, RDX or RM Series business radios from Buy Two Way Radios and get a FREE multi-unit charger! Empower your management and staff with the reliability of Motorola radios and get a FREE multi-charger to save even more!

This offer is fulfilled by Motorola after your purchase, so your multi-unit charger(s) will be mailed to you after Motorola receives your redemption form. Offer valid on up to 60 radios purchased through June 30, 2016. Limit of one rebate and multi-charger per six radios purchased. All six radios purchased must be within the same product series.Download the promotion flyer for full details. To redeem your multi-unit charger(s), go to www.motorolasavings.com and follow the instructions.

The following radios qualify for this special Spring offer (promotion valid for every six radios purchased up to a maximum of 60 radios):



NOTE: Radios must be purchased between March 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 to qualify. Offer good only in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and is void where prohibited, taxed and restricted by law.



September 2, 2015

How to program Motorola DLR1020 and DLR1060 Advanced Configuration options


The new Motorola DLR Series digital radios are compact, durable and easy to use, but are they easy to configure as well?

The answer is yes! These radios are amazingly simple to configure. In this video, Danny Feemster from Buy Two Way Radios shows you how to set the Advanced Configuration options for the DLR1020 and DLR1060 with the push of a few buttons.

Here are selected jump points to specific features and options:
  • Entering Programming Mode 1:12
  • Change Profile ID 1:41
  • Change Maximum Number of Channels 2:29
  • Configure Programmable Button 2:53
  • Direct Call 3:29
  • Call All Available 3:45
  • Page All Available 4:10
  • Mute 4:23
  • Disable Programmable Button 4:37
  • Mic Gain 4:44
  • Change Home Channel 4:52

For more in-depth discussion about the Motorola DLR Series, listen to The Two Way Radio Show Podcast episode TWRS-94 - New Motorola DLR Digital Radios.


August 26, 2015

Motorola DLR1060 unboxing video


Motorola just released the new DLR series of digital business two way radios. This series currently include two models, the DLR1020 and DLR1060.

In this video, Danny Feemster from Buy Two Way Radios unboxes the DLR1060, turns it on and give you a brief overview of its features. Both models are now available at Buy Two Way Radios.

For more in-depth discussion about the Motorola DLR Series, listen to The Two Way Radio Show Podcast episode TWRS-94 - New Motorola DLR Digital Radios.

May 27, 2015

Default Frequencies for Motorola Business Radios

The Motorola business radios available at Buy Two Way Radios are pre-programmed with itinerant business frequencies by default. Although these radios can be re-programmed to custom frequencies to provide some exclusivity, many businesses opt to use the common frequencies already programmed into the radios. An FCC license is still required to use these frequencies, however it is faster and less expensive to purchase a Business Itinerant Frequency License than to obtain a Single Business Frequency License for a frequency that is exclusive to your operation.

The following is a list of Motorola business radios with their channel numbers and the default frequencies assigned to them out of the box.

CLS Series (1 Watt)
Model Channel Freq. No. Frequency Code
CLS1110
CLS1410
1 2 464.5500 67.0
CLS1410 2 8 467.9250 67.0
3 5 467.8500 67.0
4 6 467.8750 67.0

RM/RDX Series UHF (2 Watt)
Model Channel Freq. No. Frequency Code
RMU2040
RMU2080
RMU2080d
RDU2020
RDU2080d
1 2 464.5500 67.0
2 8 467.9250 67.0
3 5 467.8500 67.0
4 6 467.8750 67.0
5 10 461.0625 67.0
6 12 461.1125 67.0
7 14 461.1625 67.0

RM/RDX Series VHF (2 Watt)
Model Channel Freq. No. Frequency Code
RMV2080
RDV2020
RDV2080d
1 20 154.4900 67.0
2 21 154.5150 67.0
3 1 151.6250 67.0
4 2 151.9550 67.0
5 10 151.5125 67.0
6 12 151.6850 67.0
7 15 151.7750 67.0

RDX Series UHF (4 Watt)
Model Channel Freq. No. Frequency Code
RDU4100
RDU4160d
1 1 464.5000 67.0
2 1 464.5000 77.0
3 1 464.5000 88.5
4 1 464.5000 179.9
5 1 464.5000 None
6 2 464.5500 67.0
7 2 464.5500 82.5
8 2 464.5500 94.8
9 2 464.5500 179.9
10 2 464.5500 None
11 22 461.3625 74.4
12 30 462.4875 79.7
13 32 462.5375 85.4
14 34 462.0375 91.5
15 36 464.0875 97.4
16 38 464.1375 103.5

RDX Series VHF (5 Watt)
Model Channel Freq. No. Frequency Code
RDV5100 1 1 151.6250 67.0
2 1 151.6250 77.0
3 1 151.6250 88.5
4 1 151.6250 179.9
5 1 151.6250 None
6 2 151.9550 67.0
7 2 151.9550 82.5
8 2 151.9550 94.8
9 2 151.9550 179.9
10 2 151.9550 None


March 2, 2015

Get a rebate and free multi-charger from Motorola!

Note: This promotion expired June 30, 2015 and is no longer available.

Motorola-Rebate-Q2-2015.pngMotorola is going all out with an exciting new offer for spring 2015! Purchase at least six Motorola CLP, CLS, DTR, RDX (4/5 watt models) or RM Series business radios from Buy Two Way Radios and get a rebate plus a FREE multi-unit charger! Equip your staff with the reliability of Motorola radios and a FREE multi-charger while you get money back to save even more!

This offer is fulfilled by Motorola after your purchase, so your rebate and multi-unit charger will be mailed to you after Motorola receives your redemption form. Offer valid on up to 60 radios purchased through June 30, 2015. Limit of one rebate and multi-charger per six radios purchased. All six radios purchased must be within the same product series.Download the promotion flyer for full details. To redeem your rebate and multi-unit charging tray, go to www.motorolasavings.com and follow the instructions.

The following radios qualify for this special Spring offer (promotion valid for every six radios purchased up to a maximum of 60 radios):

Model Min Purchase Max Purchase Option
CLP1010
CLP1040
CLP1060
6 60 $100 rebate plus
One free HKPN4007 CLP Multi-Unit Charging Tray
CLS1110
CLS1410
6 60 $100 rebate plus
One free 56531 CLS Multi-Unit Charging Tray
DTR410
DTR550
6 60 $125 rebate plus
One free 53960 DTR Multi-Unit Charging Tray
RDX RDU4100
RDX RDU4160d
RDX RDV5100
6 60 $125 rebate plus
One free RLN6309 RDX Multi-Unit Charging Tray
RMM2050
RMU2040
RMU2080
RMU2080d
RMV2080
6 60 $100 rebate plus
One free PMLN6384 RM Multi-Unit Charging Tray


NOTE: Radios must be purchased between March 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015 to qualify. Offer good only in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and is void where prohibited, taxed and restricted by law.



December 15, 2014

Motorola to discontinue the CP200

Motorola Solutions recently announced its intent to cancel VHF and UHF versions of some popular analog business radios. The models to be discontinued are the Motorola CP200, CP200XLS and PR400 portables. Motorola also discontinued the CM200, CM300 and PM400 mobile radios. The last day to order these models was November 22, 2014, and the last ship date is December 22, 2014.

The CP200 was Motorola's most popular business radio, which may leave many businesses that use them wondering what to do. If you are one of the many CP200 users suddenly facing the demise of your favorite radio, don't despair. There are other models that will fill the void and maintain compatibility with your existing CP200 fleet.

The Motorola RDU4160d is a great replacement for the UHF version of the CP200. Like its counterpart, the 4160d operates on 4 watts and meets Mil-STD standards for durability. Battery life is comparable as well, and it is even lighter than the CP200, weighing in at under 11 ounces with the battery pack.

For businesses on VHF frequencies, the Motorola RDV5100 is a way to go. It meets the VHF version of the CP200 with 5 watts of power, Mil-STD C, D, E, and F standards and boasts a similar battery life to the RDU4160d.

In addition, both the UHF RDU4160d and the VHF RDV5100 are compatible with the same Motorola audio accessories used for the CP200 radios. This makes things even better, since it won't require a complete overhaul of radio accessories to accommodate new radios to replace the old ones as time goes on.

Of course, there are other alternatives, as well. One notable model from Vertex Standard is the VX-231. It is available in both UHF and VHF versions with wattage, durability, battery life and weight comparable to the Motorola CP200, RDU4160d and RDV5100 radios.

The CP200 may soon be a thing of the past, but there is no cause for concern. There are plenty of options available to fill the void and maintain compatibility across the fleet with no worries.

September 4, 2014

Free radio or multi-charger offer from Motorola!

Note: This promotion expired December 31, 2014 and is no longer available.

Motorola-Promo-Q4-2014.pngMotorola is offering an exciting promotion for the rest of 2014! Purchase at least six Motorola CLP, CLS, DTR, RDX (4/5 watt models) or RM Series business radios from Buy Two Way Radios and choose either a FREE radio or a FREE multi-charger! Empower your work force with reliable communications while you save with this special deal from Motorola!

This offer is fulfilled by Motorola after your purchase, so the free radio or multi-unit charger will be mailed to you after Motorola receives your redemption form. Offer valid on up to 60 radios purchased through December 31, 2014. Limit of one free radio or multi-unit charger per six radios purchased. All six radios purchased must be within the same product series.Download the promotion flyer for full details. To redeem your free radio or multi-unit charging tray, go to www.motorolasavings.com and follow the instructions.

The following radios qualify for this special offer (promotion valid for every six radios purchased up to a maximum of 60 radios):

Model Min Purchase Max Purchase Option
CLP1010
CLP1040
CLP1060
6 60 One free CLP radio or
One free HKPN4007 CLP Multi-Unit Charging Tray
CLS1110
CLS1410
6 60 One free CLS radio or
One free 56531 CLS Multi-Unit Charging Tray
DTR410
DTR550
6 60 One free DTR radio or
One free 53960 DTR Multi-Unit Charging Tray
RDX RDU4100
RDX RDU4160d
RDX RDV5100
6 60 One free RDX radio or
One free RLN6309 RDX Multi-Unit Charging Tray
RMM2050
RMU2040
RMU2080
RMU2080d
RMV2080
6 60 One free RM radio or
One free PMLN6384 RM Multi-Unit Charging Tray


NOTE: Redemption requests must be postmarked on or before January 15, 2015 and received by January 31, 2015. Redemption submissions received after that date will NOT be eligible. Offer good only in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and is void where prohibited, taxed and restricted by law.


March 4, 2014

New Motorola Pick Your Rewards Promo!

MOT_BRPromo_RebatePage_Header_021914.jpg
Note: This promotion expired June 30, 2014 and is no longer available.

Motorola is offering an exciting and rather unique promotion for spring 2014! Purchase at least six Motorola CLP, CLS, DTR or RM Series business radios from Buy Two Way Radios and choose one of three rewards: a FREE radio, six FREE earpieces, or a FREE multi-charger! This is a little different from previous Motorola promotions in the sense that you have not one, not two, but three different reward options to choose from. This is an excellent deal from Motorola and is available for a limited time only!

This offer is fulfilled by Motorola directly, so the free radio, earpieces or multi-unit charger will be mailed to you after Motorola receives your redemption form. Offer valid on up to 60 radios purchased through June 30, 2014. Limit of one free radio or six earpieces or multi-unit charger per six radios purchased. All six radios purchased must be within the same product series.Click here for full details. To redeem your free radio, earpieces or multi-unit charging tray, go to www.motorolasavings.com and follow the instructions.

The following radios qualify for the rebates (Rebate amounts are per every six radios purchased up to a maximum of 60 radios):

Model Min Purchase Max Purchase Reward Options
CLP1010
CLP1040
CLP1060
6 60 One free CLP radio or
Six free HKLN4487 surveillance earpieces or
One free HKPN4007 CLP Multi-Unit Charging Tray
CLS1110
CLS1410
6 60 One free CLS radio or
Six free RLN6423 swivel earpieces or
One free 56531 CLS Multi-Unit Charging Tray
DTR410
DTR550
6 60 One free DTR radio or
Six free RLN6423 swivel earpieces or
One free 53960 DTR Multi-Unit Charging Tray
RMM2050
RMU2040
RMU2080
RMU2080d
RMV2080
6 60 One free RM radio or
Six free RLN6423 swivel earpieces or
One free PMLN6384 RM Multi-Unit Charging Tray


NOTE: Redemption requests must be postmarked on or before July 15, 2014 and received by July 31, 2014. Redemption submissions received after that date will NOT be eligible. Offer good only in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico and is void where prohibited, taxed and restricted by law.

December 12, 2013

Motorola RM Series business radios offer NOAA weather channel and alerts

RMU2080d-2.jpgWhen it comes to business two way radios, function, range and durability often trump bells and whistles. As a general rule, unless you are going the digital route, the feature sets on typical analog radios made for business and commercial applications are fairly standard and there isn't a whole lot of real innovation going on. Sure, the added features are nice to have, but for general use, a good business radio needs to do two basic things, and do them well. They need to be able to transmit and receive reliably and on demand.

Considering the limited need for flashy features in most industrial communications, one would think the manufacturers have run out of ideas for new walkie talkie makeovers. Well, hold the phone. Motorola recently found a way to add one more feature to their new RM Series business radios that, while not exactly innovative, is somewhat new and different for the Motorola business radio market. It is a practical feature that makes obvious sense.

All Motorola RM Series radios that have a channel selector knob support NOAA weather channels and weather alerts.

The addition of a weather channel on a business radio is not a bad idea at all, especially when such a radio is used in an industry that primarily operates outdoors. Construction workers, maintenance crews, surveyors and others who work in outdoor and open environments can directly benefit from up-to-date announcements and warnings of ever-changing weather conditions, forecasts and other hazards while working in the field, potentially even saving lives in cases of severe weather emergencies. Access to an instant weather channel is a great feature to have on any radio. A weather alert feature is even better, and its a wonder more radios don't already have one.

These features are currently available on three models in the Motorola RM Series, the RMU2080, RMU2080d and the RMV2080. The NOAA Weather Radio feature is pre-programmed on channel 8 on all three models. According to Motorola, the feature can also be configured through the Customer Programming Software or in Advanced Configuration Mode to operate on any of the other channel positions available on these radios. Up to 7 national NOAA weather frequencies are available and the channel can be customized with NOAA weather frequencies specific to the user's geographic location. When the NOAA weather channel is selected by the user, the radio gives a voice announcement with the channel and weather frequency number. Pressing SB2 on the radio will change the weather frequency while in the Weather Channel.

The radio can also monitor a particular weather frequency for National Weather Service Alerts. When enabled, the weather alert feature can "mute" the weather radio, allowing the user to change to a regular business radio frequency for normal communication while it listens for a warning alarm tone issued by the National Weather Service. If the warning alarm is activated, the radio will go to the NOAA weather frequency so the weather announcement can be heard.

The addition of NOAA weather channels with alerts has become standard on Motorola consumer walkie talkies, but is a new concept for their 2 watt business radios. This functionality was not available on the Motorola RDX series and its addition as a standard on the RM Series takes Motorola business radios to another level. Is this the beginning of a trend for other two way radio manufacturers such as Icom, Kenwood, Olympia and Vertex Standard? Only time will tell. We'll just have to wait and see. Such a feature does offer real added value and, on any radio, it just makes good sense.