AnyTone AT-D868UV UHF and VHF DMR radio is now here!

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KD0PNQ, Jun 22, 2017.

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  1. N3KIP

    N3KIP Ham Member QRZ Page

    With a VFO, not so many memory channels are necessary. As for the contact IDs, I personally only store those of people I know. This radio sounds ideal for me. What I need to know now are where I can get it and what it will cost me.

    73 de Alun, N3KIP, G8VUK
     
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  2. N3RSJ

    N3RSJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    The topic of this article title picture shows a Mobil anytone?
    Good review on this HT covered.
    Let's see more about that cause more RF is what we need to advoid audio pixalating chop out. The Md2017 is a great looking radio but we await dualbander dmr 40/50 watt radios .
     
  3. KD0PNQ

    KD0PNQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    AnyTone D868UV Radio



    The new AT-D868UV DMR digital radio with full Analog features specifications:



    Size: 5” tall, 2 14” wide, 1 ½” deep w/o clip, antenna 6” tall

    Frequency Range: 136~174 & 400~480MHz

    DMR: True 2 slot which complies to Motorola Tier I and II

    Auto-senses digital or analog reception

    Power: 6 W, 5 W, 2.5W or 0.5W – 7 W max on VHF

    Sensitivity: ≤0.25 µV Analog @ 25 kHz, ≤0.35 µV Analog @ 12.5 kHz

    0.3 µV/-117.4 dBm (BER 5%) DMR

    Selectivity: ≥ 70 dB @ 25 kHz, and ≥60 dB @ 12.5 kHz

    Modulation: 7K60FXD data and 7K60FXE data+voice

    DMR Talk Groups: 4,000 Channels, 10,000 Talk Groups with 150,000 Contacts

    Display: 1.77 inch color TFT screen with dual channel display

    can be set to single or dual channel operation

    displays DMR ID, Call sign, Name, City, State, Country etc.

    Bandwidth: 12.5 kHz/25 kHz Analog, and 12.5 kHz DMR

    Analog Tone: CTCSS/DCS encode and decode

    DTFM/2Tone/5Tone encode and decode

    Four different Tone-Pulse frequencies

    DMR call: Individual, Group or All call

    Display icon or voice prompt when connected to repeater

    Vocoder: AMBE 3000

    Encryption: Allows encryption functions

    SMS: Allows SMS via keyboard

    Recording: Allows internal recording of calls (option)

    PTT: ANI function and PTT ID or Voice Operated Transmit

    Alarm: Emergency Alarm Transmit with GPS coordinates

    Connection: Kenwood type earphone/mic connection - programming cable

    GPS: Full feature GPS positioner (option)

    Programming: Easy to use software for programming DMR and Analog

    allows export/import of each parameter to/from excel spreadsheet

    easy import of DMR contact database (entire world wide)

    Programming Guide available to clarify all parameters

    Advanced Features: Call Alert – will send a message to target radio

    Remote Monitor – Open the mic at target radio

    Get GPS – will obtain GPS position of target radio

    Check Radio – will check if target radio is powered on

    Kill/Wake – can make target radio inoperative/open it up.

    Battery: Standard 2,000 mAh Li-ion battery

    Optional 3,300 mAh Li-ion battery (thicker back)

    Optional 2,400 mAh Polymer battery
     
  4. N8JMR

    N8JMR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Any word on when these radios will be available? I was thinking of picking up a MD-2017, but after seeing this radio, I may be swayed into buying the AnyTone instead.
     
  5. N4AOF

    N4AOF Ham Member QRZ Page

    Do you have all ten billion world wide phone numbers in the contact list on your cell phone? If not, how can you tell who you are talking to on the phone?

    The notion that we need to have every single ham worldwide who has ever requested a DMR ID number stored in each radio is nonsense that sounds logical only to new hams.
     
  6. KD0PNQ

    KD0PNQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    The first shipment of the radios is on its way to me. Contact me for more info on availability.
     
  7. K4ISR

    K4ISR Ham Member QRZ Page

    I recently came across a pre-release version as well. They did increase the contact storage to the 150K range but other than that I have not played with it much due to work.
    I think the only other point of contention for some is these radios have the serial chip (for programming) built in, so while the programming cable LOOKS like the same Kenwood/Baofeng style cable, those other programming cables will not work due to the chip (Prolific/FTDI) in the cord instead of the radios.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2017
  8. K4ISR

    K4ISR Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have both, I definitely like this AnyTone better, and the programming software for the AnyTone is MUCH easier to use compared to the pain in the rear TYT CPS software.
    Plus there is a massive size difference, the MD-2017 is a monster compared to most other handhelds.
     
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  9. KD0PNQ

    KD0PNQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I hope that AnyTone soon will issue all the related software and Programming Guide on their new website so all can have access to it. The Programming Guide definitely helps in understanding how to use the radio with all its features.
     
  10. TA2AAF

    TA2AAF Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hi, where did you buy this radio? I can not find it at any sales site.+

    I use retevis rt82, trackball is not useful at all.
     

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