Retevis RT50 DMR radio Introduction

Retevis RT50 Introduction By TheSmokinApe

The Retevis RT50 is a Single Band (UFH or 70cm) Analog and Digital handheld Radio that is currently priced at $129.00 USD from Retevis’s website.

The RT50 is a feature packed radio that can be used both in Commercial applications and by Amatuer Radio enthisuiests.  Some of the key features include:


  • Waterproofing – IP67 Water and Dust Proof

  • 10w of Power Output

  • UHF or 70cm Capable – 400 – 470Mhz RX and TX

  • Analog FM Narrow (12.5kHZ) or Wideband (25kHz)

  • TDMA Compatible Digital (DMR), Tier II using AMBE++ Vocoder

  • 2200mah Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery

The user interface is quite simple allowing the radio to be easily used by novice or newer operators.  Keep in mind, in order to legally use this radio you will need to have appropriate licensing for location and use.

Because the interface is designed for simplicity the radio will need to be programmed by using Windows compatible Computer Programming Software (CPS).  The CPS is freely available on Retevis’s Support Website. Additionally the CPS is straightforward and easy to install and user.

The durable and rugged construction of the RT50 make it quite suitable for outdoors use; construction, hiking, camping or special event support.


Once programmed the radio can be used for Simplex communications between two radios, with local repeaters to expand range or with a small digital hotspot from any location with internet access.

The RT50 has 2 zone for organization your channels, supports up to 198 different channel configurations and will hold 200 digital contacts.

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4 thoughts on “Retevis RT50 DMR radio Introduction”

  1. Datateknikk Data & Telecom

    As i have LINUX (UBUNTU) i am looking for howto program this radio in linux, is there ANY software for os other then windows for this?

    1. Hi, dear, very sorry for the delay! For now, we have windows software and some models support chirp software, for other systems, we will do our best to make some improvements in the future.

  2. Are the RT50 possible to use direct out of the box in direct mode?
    Or do I have to program it to make it work?

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