Retevis RT27 FRS 35 Channel License-Free Personal Business UHF Two-Way Radio
The budget Retevis RT27 is a 35 channel** programmable UHF handheld analog FM FRS two-way radio transceiver with simple operation and durable construction, ideal for license-free personal, family or business communications. – Optional Long Beach CA EARS Neighborhood Safety Radio Programming Available
ReadySafeGo™ charged, tested & custom pre-programmed for FRS with 35 channels! – See PDF programming chart in description!
Custom Programming & Consulting Available!
Available with the following Radio Programming Options:
Not sure what you need? Contact us and we’ll be happy to help!
Retevis RT27 FRS 35 Channel** Personal Business License-Free UHF Two-Way Radio
FRS License-Free Personal or Business Use • 35 Channels** • User Programmable • UHF 2/0.5 Watts • 1100 mAh (4.07 Wh) Li-ion Battery • USB Desk Charger • Handheld • Analog FM • Part 95B FCC Certification • 2.5 kHz Tuning Steps • 9 Adjustable Squelch Levels • Voice Announce • 260 CTCSS/DCS Programmable Settings** • VOX Mode** • Voice Compander** • Battery Saver • Busy Channel Lock-Out • Time-Out Timer & Alarm • 2 Programmable Side-Keys • Scanning • Emergency Siren Alarm • Monitor • Fixed Antenna • Wrist Strap • Belt Clip • English Manual • 2-Year Warranty (on radio, 6 months on battery & accessories)
Tx Range (MHz): 462-467 FM UHF FRS
Rx Range (MHz): 400-480 FM UHF
ReadySafeGo™ charged, tested & custom pre-programmed for Personal, Family or Business use with 35 channels! User programmable with free downloadable software.* **
Custom Programming & Consulting Available! Not sure what you need? Contact us and we’ll be happy to help!
Shipping Note: Due to USPS restrictions, we are only able to ship 1 extra battery pack per radio and only 2 battery packs total per package via 2-3 Day Priority-Mail (air) service. Orders with 3 or more Li-ion battery packs must be sent by Priority-Mail (surface transport) service only, which may take longer than the normal 2-3 days. Packages with over 5 pounds of batteries will need to be split up into multiple shipments. Contact us if you have any questions.
The budget Retevis RT27 is a 35** channel programmable UHF handheld analog FM FRS (Family Radio Service) two-way radio “walkie-talkie” transceiver with simple operation and durable construction, ideal for license-free personal, family or business communications. It has 2.5kHz tuning steps and comes custom pre-programmed with 22 standard FRS channels, 10 extra FRS channels with custom Privacy Codes (PL Tones) set for quiet operation, 2 bonus receive-only Ham Call & Prepper frequencies, and the American Red Cross Disaster Relief channel. Programmable with free downloadable software.
With up to 2 Watts of power and a talk-around range of 1 to 2+ miles (more when used on high-ground with direct line-of-sight), the RT27 provides reliable personal or business communications for individuals, families, recreation, convoys, churches, small event security/stores/construction crews, clubs, Neighborhood Watch & CERT groups to keep in touch when other methods of communication break down. Part 95B FCC Certified.
We offer custom programming options for this radio – see the Radio Programming Charts below!
Note: This radio is only “type-accepted” for use on the FRS band.
*IMPORTANT: This radio is meant for personal or business use. Although our radios come programmed for Part 95B compliance with transmit locked to only the FRS band, you are ultimately and solely responsible for operating this device in compliance with FCC licensing and regulations, regardless of how it comes programmed. Free downloadable custom programming software is available for this radio from the manufacturer. We are not responsible for any harm or loss caused by the use or misuse of this device. Please let us know if you have any compliance questions before purchasing.
Programming Chart (Tx locked to FRS band)
|Budget FRS UHF||View “FRS” Custom Programming Chart|
|Long Beach EARS Safety FRS UHF||View “Long Beach Safety FRS” Custom Programming Chart (coming soon)|
Custom Programming Software
|RT27 CPS||FRS 22CH||RT27 22-Channel Programmer|
Note: The programming software is provided by the manufacturer as a courtesy and is not guaranteed to be available or updated in the future.
IMPORTANT: By downloading and using this custom programming software, you agree to be solely responsible for operating your radios in compliance with FCC licensing and regulations. We are not responsible for any harm caused by the use or misuse of this software to or by your radios. We do not offer free consulting or support for the free programming software, but we can program your radios for you or provide hourly-rate consulting instead! Let us know if you have any questions before purchasing.
|Dimensions||9.5 × 6.8 × 2 in|
22 Programmable w/ Standard Software
|Receive Frequency Range||
400-480MHz (FM UHF)
|Transmit Frequency Range||
462.5500-467.7125MHz (FM FRS UHF), as shipped for Part 95B compliance
Single-Watch Receive UHF
|CTCSS & DCS||
≅260 CTCSS/DCS “PL/Privacy” tones or digital codes with split capability
≤0.25μV @ 400-480MHz
|Adjacent Channel Selectivity||
|Spurious Response Rejection||
|Audio Power Output||
≥250mW, Built-In Loudspeaker
|RF Power Output||
UHF High Power: 2W / Low Power: 0.5W
NFM (FM Narrow Band), 11kΦF3E, 12.5kHz
1100 mAh (4.07 Wh) 3.7 VDC Li-ion
3.7 VDC via Li-ion Battery Pack
Assembled Radio: 185g (6.53oz) with Fixed 3.75" Antenna & 1100mAh Li-ion Battery Pack
|Radio Dimensions (HxWxD)||
105x59x34mm with Fixed 3.75" Antenna & 1100mAh Li-ion Battery Pack
FCC Part 95B Certified device for FRS – Family Radio Service
2 Year Manufacturer's Warranty on Radio
|Radio Programming Options||
(FRS) FRS, Quiet FRS, (LB) FRS, Quiet FRS, Long Beach CA Safety Radio