How to extend the default frequency range of RA89 into full band?

RetevisĀ RA89 walkie talkie is a ham radio with a default frequency range limited to the ham band. However, what if you want to expand its capabilities to cover the full frequency range of VHF 136-174 MHz and UHF 400-480 MHz? The answer is here.

Extending Frequency Range for the USA Version

1. Turn off your RA89 walkie talkie.
2. While the device is powered off, simultaneously press the [F] button and the [4] number button.
3. Turn on the RA89 while still holding down the buttons.
4. Release the buttons once the device powers on.

Returning to Default Frequency Range for the USA Version

1. Turn off your RA89 walkie talkie.
2. While the device is powered off, simultaneously press the [SK2] (Side Key 2) and [7] number button.
3. Turn on the RA89 while still holding down the buttons.
4. Release the buttons once the device powers on.

Extending Frequency Range for the European Version

1. Turn off your RA89 walkie talkie.
2. While the device is powered off, simultaneously press the [F] button and the [4] number button.
3. Turn on the RA89 while still holding down the buttons.
4. Release the buttons once the device powers on.

Returning to Default Frequency Range for the European Version

1. Turn off your RA89 walkie talkie.
2. While the device is powered off, simultaneously press the [SK2] (Side Key 2) and [*Lock] button.
3. Turn on the RA89 while still holding down the buttons.
4. Release the buttons once the device powers on.

 

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