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Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • $20 trade-in discount on select Vertex Standard eVerge radios

    This promotion expired April 15, 2017 and is no longer available.

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    Get $20 off on a new Vertex Standard eVerge when you trade in your old business two way radio!

    For a limited time, Buy Two Way Radios will give you a $20 credit for every used business radio you send us and apply it to the purchase of a brand new Vertex Standard eVerge VX-531 or EVX-534 series digital two way radio!

    This offer for customers of Buy Two Way Radios and is valid on trade-ins of any make and model business two way radio except Motorola and Vertex Standard.

    Official Promotion Rules:

    • Each radio traded earns one $20 discount for one new Vertex Standard eVerge EVX-531 or EVX-534 series digital two way radio.
    • No limit on the number of trade-ins.
    • Offer valid on orders placed February 24 through March 10, 2017.
    • Limit one trade-in credit per EVX-534 series radio purchased.
    • $20 trade-in discount is valid on business two way radios only. Other types of radios (FRS, GMRS, MURS, Marine, etc.) are not eligible for the discount.
    • Motorola and Vertex Standard radios are not eligible for trade-in discount.
    • Radios submitted for trade-in discount may be in working or non-working condition.
    • Radio parts will not be accepted. Radios must be complete units and intact.
    • Customer is responsible for shipping charges on trade-ins.
    • Rebate will be provided once trade-in radios are received as a refund to original order payment method.
    • Trade-ins must be received by 4/15/2017 to qualify for the new radio discount. radios received after that date will not be eligible. Cricket Ventures, LLC is not responsible or liable for late, lost, stolen or misdirected trade-ins.
    • Offer valid in US only and void where taxed or prohibited.

    Send trade-in radios to:
    Vertex Standard Trade-In Promotion
    528 S. Cherry Rd.
    Rock Hill, SC 29732

  • TWRS-110 - Talking With Icom

    Two Way Radio Show
    We talk with two officials from Icom. We also review the Icom CY-5000 and CY-6000 All-In-One Digital and Analog Repeaters.

    Intro :00
    Billboard 1:14

    Discussion Topic 1:33
    we talk with Ray Novak and Keith Chafin from Icom. They will tell us how the company started, talk about some of their current products and we'll ask about their plans for the future.

    Icom Interview 1:53
    Ray Novak, Icom Senior Sales Manager
    Keith Chafin, Icom Technical Channel Manager for the Southeast Region

    Commercial Break 31:43
    buytwowayradios.com 1:00

    Product Review 32:39
    We review the Icom CY-5000 and Icom CY-6000 All-In-One Digital and Analog Repeaters.

    Questions and Answers 42:21
    Questions from readers of our Two Way Radio Blog and members of the Two Way Radio Forum.

    Update on the TYT MD-9600 44:34
    We also provide an exclusive update on the status of the long awaited Tytera TYT MD-9600 DMR Digital Mobile Radio!

    Wrap up and Close 53:04
    Send in your comments and questions for Danny, Anthony and Rick to show[at]buytwowayradios.com. Feedback on this and other topics will be read by the hosts and included in future episodes of the show. Visit us at www.twowayradioshow.com!

    © 2017 Cricket Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.


  • Midland MXT MicroMobile GMRS radio comparison

    The Midland MXT Series adds an exciting new element to the world of GMRS radios. These micro mobiles offer more power, range and features than any of the consumer FRS/GMRS portable handheld radios currently on the market, expanding the flexibility and capabilities of the General Mobile Radio Service. Midland MXT MicroMobile GMRS radios are available from Buy Two Way Radios.

    The chart below lists all the models in the MXT Series for a full feature comparison. These models include the MXT105, MXT115 and MXT400. Although now discontinued, the original MXT100 is included as a reference to the upgrades and improvements added to the current models in the MXT line.

    Midland MXT Series Comparison Chart

    Midland MXT Series Comparison
    Item MXT100 MXT105 MXT115 MXT400
    Radio Service GMRS GMRS GMRS GMRS
    Transmit Power 5W 5W 15W 40W
    GMRS Channels 15 15 15 15
    Repeater Channels
    Weather Channels
    Weather Scan
    Weather Alert
    Privacy Codes 38 CTCSS/
    104 DCS
    38 CTCSS/
    104 DCS
    38 CTCSS/
    104 DCS
    38 CTCSS/
    104 DCS
    Backlit LCD Display
    Manual Squelch
    Channel Scan
    Monitor Mode
    Keystroke Tone
    Voice Compander
    Keypad Lock
    5 Call Tones
    Digital Volume
    Silent Operation
    Timeout Timer (TOT)
    Auto Power Off
    Call Alert
    Signal Strength Meter
    Talk Around
    Selectable Power Levels Hi/Lo Hi/Lo Hi/Lo Hi/Med/Lo
    Backlit LCD Display
    Display Colors 1 1 8 1
    Adjustable Backlight
    Keystroke Tone Signal
    Flip Display
    Flip-Frame Detachable Mount
    Hand Microphone
    3.5mm Audio Connector
    USB Charger Port
    Reset Function
    12V Adapter Cord
    12V Hardwire Cord
    Includes Antenna
    Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
    Weight (ounces/grams) 6.08/172.36 6.08/172.36 - -
    Price (MSRP) $149.99 $99.99 $149.99 $249.99

    Additional resources:
    TWRS-108 - New Midland Mobile GMRS Radios
    TWRS-86 - The New Midland MXT100 Mobile GMRS Radio
    Midland MXT MicroMobile® radios unboxing video
    Midland MXT100 Micro Mobile GMRS Radio Preview video

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