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What's the Special Features of Retevis Mini Mobile transceiver RT98

What's the Special Features of Retevis Mini Mobile transceiver RT98

Retevis RT98 is the Mini mobile car radio, it is the analog model with 199 channels, lots of functions can be edited by manually. It is an affordable mobile radio, only USD69 you will get it. 

What's the special features of Retevis mini mobile transceiver RT98?

first it is really mini, palm-size. 4.0in * 4.3in * 0.98in.


Before we learn the functions of the RT98, let's learn some basic information of the RT98.

The RT98 Appearance:


The RT98 Accessories:


The front panel of RT98 mini mobile ham radio:


Now let's learn the RT98 functions.

1, Switch the VFO and Memory mode easily.

Press the V/M button you can switch the VFO and Memory mode.

2, APO setting

APO means Auto Power off.

Long Press the FUN button to enter into No.15 Function, the LCD appears APO.

Once APO is activated, the mini mobile radio RT98 will be automatically power off when the preset time is end.

Time for your choose:

    30: Auto power off after 30minutes

    60: Auto power off after 60minutes

    120: Auto power off after 120minutes

    Off: Disable APO

3, AOP setting

AOP means Auto power on.

There are some choice when you active this function.

    On: Auto power on

    Off: Power on by manual


4, Reverse Frequency

Enter No.07 function menu, the LCD display “REV”.

When turn on this function, the Tx Frequency turns to Rx frequency& Rx frequency changes to Tx frequency. The signaling will reverse if CTCSS/DCS signaling existed in this channel

    On: Turn on reverse function

    Off: Turn off reverse function

5, Signaling combination setup

Enter No.01 function menu, the LCD displays “SKP”.

This function can improve the level of blocking irrelative signals.

    SQ: You can hear the calling when receive a matching carrier

    CTC: You can hear the calling when receive a matched carrier and CTCSS/DCS signaling. This setting is valid only when CTCSS/DCS signaling added


6, CTCSS/DCS scan

This Mini Mobile radio support the CTCSS/DCS scan.

Short press Fun and SQL button to enter CTCSS/DCS encode/decode menu, short press SQL again until LCD display CT or DCS. CT means CTCSS scan and DCS means DCS scan.

Short press SCA button will enter CTCSS/DCS scan, You can use the Up Or Dn button on the speaker Mic to change.

7, Talk around

This function enable direct communication with other radios in case the repeater is not activated or when out of the repeater range.

    On: Turn on talk around function

    Off: Turn off talk around function


8, Editing channel name

Press the FUN, find the No.5 , the LCD displays Name

    press UP/DNor turn VOL knob to choose character for present cursor location

    Press V/M key to confirm and move to next character edit

    Press Fun key to return to last character edit

    But in VFO mode, this function will be auto-hidden

9, Mic gain setup

This mini mobile radio can set the Mic gain from value 1-16

10, Reset function

if you want to reset your RT98, or your RT98 seems to be malfunctioning, reset it may solve your problem.


11, It is the best mobile radio with the affordable price

The price of this mini mobile radio is only USD69, you can order from here: Retevis RT98 

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