QYT KT-8900 ANY USE ???

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QYT KT-8900 ANY USE ???

Post by WARLOCK » 20 Jul 2018, 17:26

Any one had or still got the QYT KT-8900 RADIO, It seems very cheap but you can never tell these days , Not all expencive radios are any better than the cheaper ones ,I would be useing it mobile in the car for pmr 466 ???

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Re: QYT KT-8900 ANY USE ???

Post by kilimax » 21 Jul 2018, 10:12

I had one a couple of years ago. Receiver ok but TX audio was woeful. Mostly due to the poor microphone. However, it seems to vary quite a bit, more likely just poor QA.

There's a newer version now (8900D) that "might" be better.
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Re: QYT KT-8900 ANY USE ???

Post by paulears » 21 Jul 2018, 10:46

I've still got one somewhere - handy little thing - mine was a bit unfiltered on out of band signals. I have a pager on 153MHz near where I live, connecting to an outside antenna produced noises where they really weren't. It was OK mobile - but it is VERY small, and gets VERY hot - so much so, there's a warning label on the hot part of the panel. Doesn't seem to cause any issues, and it's very compact. For the price they're good value.

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Post by radiogaga » 21 Jul 2018, 15:56

Just got the new D and can't fault it at all. So surprised when I opened the box and saw the size of it. It does get warm but mine never gets hot hot... It's on its way to the US with me soon.
No issues with the TX audio.
Can't fault it really.
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Re: QYT KT-8900 ANY USE ???

Post by WARLOCK » 25 Jul 2018, 10:50

Hi radiogaga, delete this post sorry.
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Re: QYT KT-8900 ANY USE ???

Post by WARLOCK » 25 Jul 2018, 10:53

hI radiogaga, will the qyt kt8900d tune for the pmr446 frequencies please ???

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Post by radiogaga » 25 Jul 2018, 16:07

It's in the car with Mrs Gaga.. The manual shows steps of 6.25Khz so yes it will
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