Special Message:  Before reviewing the products on this web page, please go to www.falcondirect.com/rwp.pdf. for a special report that will assist you in selecting the RIGHT repeater for your needs. NXDN repeaters, although not currently listed are available.  Call us at 800.489.2611 for pricing information.

If you need a Repeater Station.......

you've found the place where you can select the repeater station that is just right for your individual needs.  We offer five primary models for non-P25 digital use, one of which should be best suited for meeting your specific needs.  If you are interested in  P25 digital repeaters, click here.  Otherwise, let's go straight to the comparison chart and our selection for the best model in each category. (Be sure and see the message at the top of this page.

Repeater Station Comparison Chart


Analog Mobile Type  Repeater Analog Hi-Spec Repeater  Cross Band Repeater DMR Digital Repeater Tactical Repeater




Product type/Features          
Manufacturer TecNet Hytera Falcon Hytera Relm/BK
Model/Specifications TM8000R RD-982AN BlueBox RD-982 RDPR
Primary benefit Low price for mobile or fixed use Can be upgraded  to DMR Digital  Compatible with all radio systems  Compatible with MotoTRBO Cross band capable Analog/P25 all bands 
Origin Korea China USA China USA
VHF Frequency Range 136-174 MHz 136-174 MHz 136-174 MHz 136-174 MHz 136-174 MHz
UHF Frequency Range 400-512 MHz 400-470 MHz 400-470 MHz 400-470 MHz 400/700/800 MHz
Duplexer included No Optional Optional Optional Optional
RX Preselector required No No No No No
AC Power supply Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
19" rack mountable No Yes  No  Yes Yes 
System Type Analog Analog Analog Analog/TDMA Analog/P25
Dual Mode Analog/Digital No - Analog Only Upgradeable to DMR (TDMA) Yes - Analog DMR/NXDN/P25 Yes - DMR
Yes Analog/P25
CTCSS, DCS  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Built in Station ID No Yes No Yes Yes
Specifications   TM8000R RD-982AN BlueBox  RD-982 RDPR
Transmitter Power  10-50 watts 5-50 watts 5-50 watts 5-50 watts 5-40 watts
Continuous duty rated Not rated Yes Not rated Yes Yes
Intermodulation rejection Not rated 70 dB 70 dB -70 dB 70 dB
Receiver selectivity -65 dB -65 dB -65 dB - 65 dB -65 dB
Spurious rejection -75 dB -85 dB -85 dB -85 dB -85 dB
Standard warranty 3 years 5 years 2 years 5 years 2 years
Pricing Information TM8000R RD-982AN RD-982AN RD-982 RD-982AN
Price $730 $1,430 $645 $2,250 $7,495
Buy it now
Upgrade to digital Not available $810 (DMR) Not available Standard (DMR) P25 Standard
Add duplexer, minimum 3.5 MHz freq. separation $495 $495 $495 $495 $495
Add duplexer, less than 3.5 MHz  freq. separation $1,496 $1,496 $1,496 $1,496 $1,496
Add RX preselector $610 $610 $610 $610 $610
Add alignment and testing $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
Add AC power supply, 19" rack mount $399 $399 $399 $399 $399
Add 19" wide rack (30" high) $120 $120 $120 $120 $120
Add 30" high enclosed cabinet $500 $500 $500 $500 $500
PC programming kit


$90 $90 $162 $90
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1) If you don't have a trade-in radio, call us at 800.489.2611 for special pricing.     

2) Back up battery not included.  Any automotive type battery can be used.  Typical cost at AutoZone or other auto parts retailers will be less than $100.  Cost will vary depending on the capacity of the battery - the more capacity, the longer operating time available.

3) Price does not include antenna, lightning protection, or cable system.

4) Click on Product Model number for detailed specifications

5) Ritron offers a very affordable analog repeater for on-site use.  See www.falcondirect.com/Ritron for additional information.

We hope you have found this information useful.  If you have any questions, you can call or email us or give us a call at 1.800.489.2611. 

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This page was last updated on 05/24/2014