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Retevis RT97 repeater application for fishing guides

by Lewis

When the handheld radios can’t reach range you need from one point to point, the repeater will play a important role to improve handheld radio range. Please let me see how work the Retevis RT97 repeater application for fishing guides

What handheld radio you need for fishing guides

First, you should consider choose a waterproof and dustproof radio for outdoor using under rainy weather and watery places. Second, the communication range you have to pay attention to if you would like to reach better communication between teams. There are the choice of several alternative models for you reference

RT48 IP67 license free radio(the maximum power 2W)



RT6&RT87 IP67 analog radio (the maximum power 5W)

RT6: https://www.retevis.com/ip67-waterproof-anti-dust-walkie-talkie-rt6-dual-band-radio/



RT29 IP67 high power radio (the maximum power 10W)


RT97 repeater application for fishing guides

Where the RT97 repeater placed

RT97 has multi-charger way, Not only provide the car charger, but also provide the DC12V~24V power wall charger, it’s very convenient to use. You can choose to place RT97 at home or car when you’re fishing outdoor. The repeater antenna are usually placed in the highest possible area, like the top of a mountain,tree, or building, to maximize the range achievable by handheld units on the ground.

RT97 repeater application for fishing guides

How to make handheld radio work with RT97 repeater

You need simply programme radio and RT97 repeater, for example two fishing teams, each team taking RT29 handheld radios, they can programme following:


Team A: RT29
TX=435.62500 Mhz
RX=425.62500 Mhz


Offset: 10Mhz
Team B: RT29
TX=435.62500 Mhz
RX=425.62500 Mhz


Offset: 10Mhz

RT97 repeater
TX=425.62500 Mhz
RX=435.62500 Mhz



After programmed, the team A can talk with team B though RT97 repeater, the distance can reach around 8-10 miles from A to B, which achieve more distance demand. Regardless how to operate RT97 repeater, there’s more detail article for you reference:https://www.twowayradiocommunity.com/how-to-operate-retevis-rt97-analog-repeater/

By this article, you should know RT97 important role under expand handheld radio range, if you interesting it, welcome to contact me by email, vip@retevis.com


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