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New GMRS-PRO Firmware 0.6.0: Bluetooth Pairing Upgrades

Greetings to all GMRS-PRO enthusiasts! We're delighted to bring to you the fresh-off-the-software-press Firmware 0.6.0 for your GMRS-PRO radio. In our continued dedication to enhancing your radio communication experience, this update is jam-packed with new features and improvements. The highlight of this release is the major enhancements in Bluetooth connectivity and management. In this blog post, we will guide you through the update process, explore the key enhancements, and provide you with the necessary contact information for any feedback or...


Master the BTECH BS-PTT: Your Comprehensive Video Tutorial and Step-by-Step Guide Included

In the pursuit of relentless innovation, we at BTECH consistently strive to enhance the user experience. Today, we are thrilled to introduce the BTECH BS-PTT Wireless Push-to-Talk (PTT) device. This groundbreaking accessory has been designed to augment your interaction with the GMRS-PRO radio and HFP compatible headsets or audio systems. Our latest invention, the BS-PTT wireless PTT device, transforms the way you transmit and receive audio. It seamlessly blends wireless convenience, efficiency, high-grade audio quality, mobility, and broad compatibility, delivering a...


Calibrating the Compass on Your GMRS-PRO: A Simplified Guide with Video Demonstration

The GMRS-PRO stands out among other radio devices, not only for its remarkable communication features but also for its built-in compass – a crucial tool for outdoor enthusiasts and professionals alike. To keep this compass functioning at peak accuracy, regular calibration is necessary. This might seem complex at first, but we have made it easy for you with this step-by-step guide and an accompanying video demonstration. Why Calibration Matters Calibration aligns the compass with the Earth's magnetic field, correcting for deviations that...


Mastering the Digital Simplex Repeater Function on Your DMR-6X2

For those of us who own a DMR-6X2 digital radio, understanding and utilizing the Digital Simplex Repeater function can greatly enhance our communication capabilities. If you're new to this feature or need guidance on how to use it effectively, let's delve into it step by step to maximize the potential of your DMR-6X2.

What is a Digital Simplex Repeater?

The Digital Simplex Repeater feature allows the DMR-6X2 to function as a Store and Forward Simplex Repeater. Imagine your DMR-6X2 acting as a...


New GMRS-PRO Firmware 0.5.8: Improved Battery Life and More!

Greetings to all GMRS-PRO users! We are excited to announce the release of a new firmware update for your GMRS-PRO radio: Firmware 0.5.8. This update is packed with improvements, particularly in the area of battery life optimization. To ensure you have the best experience possible, we strongly recommend upgrading to this latest version. In this blog post, we will walk you through the update process, discuss the key improvements, and provide contact information for any feedback or suggestions you may...


Synchronizing the DMR Amateur Digital Contact Lists in the DMR-6X2 Radio Series

There seems to be a LOT of discussion on how to manipulate the DMR digital contact lists for use in the DMR-6X2 Series (DMR-6X2, DMR-6X2 PRO) of radios. Let’s start off by stating — the contact lists are out in the wild, and FREE. Granted radioid.net costs money to operate (as all websites do) and Glenn does have a subscription option to help maintain the site, but other sites are just out to generate pocket change and you will be paying...


Wirelessly Share Memory Channels between different GMRS-PRO Radios

One of the best features on the GMRS-PRO is the ability to share memory channels between radios using only the keys on the front panel. This eliminates the hassle of having to program your radio with a separate device.To utilize this channel sharing mode, you must have at least ONE channel group on the radio you wish to share from. This can be the default group which is loaded at the factory, or another group you have modified either on...


GMRS-V2 Wideband & Narrowband Fix

The BTECH GMRS-V2 is the first GMRS radio of its kind. It is the first GMRS radio to allow you to quickly add any GMRS channel to any memory location in a few button presses. Using the new GMRS 'quick add' option in Menu 43 ('GCH-AD') you can add another GMRS channel to any of the 200 channel locations. Here's how that new menu works: First you select this new menu option (Menu 43) and it will allow you to enter...


Blog: Why isn’t my Baofeng FM radio working?

One of the most common questions that we have been receiving lately has been: ‘Why isn't the FM radio working on my radio?’ First, before we dive into the topic, we will preface the answer by affirming that all BTECH distributed radios have fully functioning FM radios and no modifications have been made to our distributed radios or products. As we are all aware there have many hurdles to manufacturing, including a chip shortage, ever since the pandemic’s start in 2020....


BTECH FRS-B1 Walkie Talkies Giveaway

3/4/21 UPDATE: WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT Congratulations to our FRS-B1 giveaway winner: Tom P. from Troy, OH. There are multiple ways to enter our BTECH FRS-B1 Giveaway. You automatically receive one entry by signing up. You are eligible for additional entries by completing actions such as: subscribing to our newsletter, following us on social media, and sharing the contest on social media. Learn more about the most versatile commercial FRS radios at: https://baofengtech.com/frs-b1