the introduction for retevis RT72

New DMR radio Retevis RT72 is coming

New DMR radio Retevis RT72 is released. It is the dual band amateur radio UHF: 400-470mhz and VHF: 136-174mhz. With the High power 5w and low power 1W. Let’s check this new radio first.

retevis rt72 overview

It has the LCD display, you can check the working channel on the display. With the display, you can check lots of functions like the ctcss/dcs, monitor function, scan function, VOX and others.

It has two sidekeys on the left side. You can define them by software, long press or short press to define the different function. For example, you can define the sidekey as power level, emergency on/off, talkaround, zone down/up and so on.

sidekey button on retevis rt72

It has the two vfo channels,  You can use it to build temporary channels to talk to others. Choose the channel type: analog or digital and others in the VFO mode like below:

retevis rt72 vfo channel


Contact list

For Retevis RT72, it can support 130,000 contacts list upload, with the csv file will be ok.


Retevis RT72 has the Encryption function, only when your channel is the digital mode, you can use this function, now it supports basic mode and full encryption mode. For basic, it suppots 8bits,  full encrypt mode, it supports 14-bits.

retevis rt72 encrypt function


It has the GPS function, you can add up to 16 group GPS

retevis rt72 GPS


It also has lots of features and functions, check more here:

The picture


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5 thoughts on “New DMR radio Retevis RT72 is coming”

  1. Charlie Hunt

    Just received my RT72 with programming cable.
    What software do I programme it with ??? (not CHIRP )

  2. i just ordered the retcvis rt72 and got it today from amazon its asking for a password when i turn it on when i turn it off and back on it says the same it needs a password should i send it back to amazon and get my money back or can i get a password from you so i can use it thanks.

  3. Bruno Arsénio

    I bought this radio, but I don’t know what is the software to do the programming,
    can you help me?

    where can i download?

    Thank you

  4. When will you upload the new firmware for this radio RT72 FPP ? i’m still stuck at L05.00.04 and the recording function is not available in the menu…

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