If you look at the reviews, you will quickly see this is by far the best dual band DMR portable radio available for less than $4,000. The version we sell includes GPS, programming cable and a 3100 mAh lithium battery. Some of our competitor might sell you the radio with the standard smaller 2100 mAh battery, no GPS, and charge you for the programming cable. The only question you have to ask is if you should get it from us or one of our competitors.
Have you ever tried to get support from some of our competitors. If you know Mandarin Chinese and you have free international calling you will have no problems. If you want to speak to someone whose native and only language is English, you call Connect Systems during normal business hours. We also answer e-mails after hours and holidays. Here is what some of our customers say.
"Once emailed Connect Systems in the early morning hours east coast time. Knowing they were west coast and would not be open for hours I was surprised to get an email response from Jerry personally before they were even open." (From Facebook)
"I've always has good support from Connect Systems. Chris is amazing." (From Facebook)
Unconditional Money Back Guarantee
If you do not like the radio for any reason including the color or performance, return the radio in the original box with all the accessories given and we will refund your purchase price of the radio. We have been in business since 1982 and we know it is better to give the customer a refund for a perfectly good product than to argue with the unhappy customer.
If you have a problem with the radio we will repair or replace it within its one year warranty period. With other competitors you might have to send the radio back to China for any problem.
We normally keep the radio and the accessories in stock. Our competitors because they carry such a large and diverse product line, often does not have the radio in stock.
We think we have the lowest price for the radio. If you see a competitor with a lower price call us at 818 889 0503 and see if we will match it.
Free Firmware Available
The manufacturer is constantly adding features and fixing problems as they occur. We maintain the latest firmware as well as the previous versions in case a previous version will work better for your needs than the latest versions.
This radio is unbelievably priced at $169. You cannot get a radio with its quality and features even if you are willing to pay much more.
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excellent choice very highly recommended
Very sturdy and capable radio. The sensitivity is better than my TYTs and GD77. Loaded with features and gobs of memory to where you don't have to limit or filter out your contact list. Just load in the whole world. Button design, build and layout is excellent. Overall an incredible value with consistent CPS upgrades. If you can only have one HT, this is it.
Very solid radio. Good audio quality and loud. Good battery life. Setting low audio volume is touchy. Start up rime a little slow. V2.26 firmware speeded up digital scan 2x. Analog scan still slow, maybe waiting to decode CTCSS. Feature rich. Long vs short press fkeys not mentioned in the printed manual. Still using on OpenSpot so I do not know antenna efficiency.
Great radio. This has just become my go-to radio. Perfect on digital and great on analog too.
Love the radio, PTT is very stiff. Programming wasn't bad, had some help from CS. Jerry actually answered my question on a Sunday. Great customer service.
This is a very nice Dual band radio. It is compact and has features I really like. If someone is thinking about buying a dual band DMR radio I would highly recommend this radio.
I was thinking about going all out and going for a Motorola ht. I’m glad I chose this one. At least for now that I just got into ham radios. The build is very good. Not the same grade as a moto or kenwood, I’m sure. But I don’t plant to do anything that may damage the unit. The sound is excellent.
This radio takes you to a level of radio where you can do things like monitor the DMR traffic on a specific frequency and has the memory and room for all those contacts. The radio has a small set of bugs the developers are working on but for your everyday amateur use this radio is going to be a success!
Love this radio. Very nice features. Plenty of power when you need it. Works very well. Fits the hand very well.
Only thing preventing 5 stars is buggy firmware. Version 2.24 was unusable if you program any analog channels. Version 2.25 is much better, but occasionally locks up. Hear that Version 2.21 is good, but have not tried it. Think I will just wait for a firmware fix rather than go back to 2.21.
I thought the TYT was a good radio. When this came out i ordered one. Anytone seems to get out new firmware when there is a problem. Love this radio. I bought two now.
I ordered the AnyTone AT-D868UV on a Wednesday, and on Saturday, the rig arrived at my local Post Office! Amazing service, there, from Connect Systems. The rig appears to be very well-constructed, and fits nicely in the hand. Audio on both Tx and Rx is excellent on both traditional analog FM, and DMR. I have already programmed the HT with every registered DMR user in the world, which makes it cool when you're in a QSO...you'll see your contact's info right on the screen! The only drawback I've encountered is with the current CPS (Version 1.25) which has bugs in the way it handles CSV file import, and also the way it handles zones and scan groups. Confidence is high, however, that AnyTone will be fixing the bugs in the near future, and even with them, I have an incredible piece of technology that works well (with CPS workarounds), and won't break the bank. I highly recommend it.
Appears to be a real "neat" radio! The programming quite different format from others, i.e. TYT, CS750 etc, Retevis! I had a TYT 2017 and it is now a "Tombstone" at Tulsa landfill! This 868 has all of the features of the 2018 and Retevis 862 without the "SillyBall". Tom Wheeler's Contact Manager is close to working well with the firmware V2.25 on 868. I had to do it the hard way, could not import to the big codeplug from PAPA. "GOOD SHOW" AT!