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.
Press the V/M button you can switch the VFO and Memory mode.
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
AOP means Auto power on.
There are some choice when you active this function.
On: Auto power on
Off: Power on by manual
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
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
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.
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
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
This mini mobile radio can set the Mic gain from value 1-16
if you want to reset your RT98, or your RT98 seems to be malfunctioning, reset it may solve your problem.
The price of this mini mobile radio is only USD69, you can order from here: Retevis RT98