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January 9, 2017

Cricket Ventures launches new web site for Buy Radar Detectors!

In 2002, Cricket Ventures launched its flagship website, Buy Radar Detectors. Today we are excited to introduce an all new design for our radar detector site for 2017!

This new and improved site is easier than ever to navigate and to find the products and resources we offer. We combine it all with our top notch customer service and support for a complete virtual shopping experience.

Customers can now search for a radar detector by brand, category, type of mount or price. The Buyer's Guide is still there and updated with the latest recommendations. Of course, as always our customers can also call, e-mail or chat with us live on the new web site during normal business hours for even more personal service.

Cricket Ventures President Danny Feemster explained the makeover was needed to stay on top in the retail marketplace. He stated, "Our web site has been running on a platform that we developed in-house, starting back in 2002. While it has evolved over the years, it simply wasn't cut out for the web of today. Moving to this new platform has been a long process, but now that we've launched we're able to take advantage of exciting new functionality. Most noticeable is our new design, which is more modern and user friendly, particularly for mobile devices. I'm most excited that this new platform will allow us to stay ahead of the curve, and enable our staff to more easily deliver the service and support that you've come to expect."

Our new and improved web site is now online at www.buyradardetectors.com.

December 23, 2016

Happy Holidays 2016 from Cricket Ventures!

We want to take a moment to thank all of our customers and vendors for another great and successful year at Cricket Ventures. We wish everyone Happy Holidays and a safe and propsperous new year in 2017!

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving 2016!

We have a lot to be thankful for at Cricket Ventures. We're thankful for our families, our friends and the opportunities for our continued success in this great country. We are also thankful for you, our wonderful customers, many of whom have been with us almost since our humble beginnings in 2002!

The staff and management at Cricket Ventures wish you a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving!

October 24, 2016

We have the radios for outdoor activities

Autumn is the perfect time of year for many popular outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and hunting. Whether in the woods, out in a field or on the trail, access to instant and reliable communications is a must.

At Cricket Ventures, we realize how important radios are outdoor enthusiasts. We recently updated our lineup of FRS/GMRS two way radios, just in time for fall! Choose from a complete selection of the latest Motorola and Uniden models. If they make it, we have it !

We also carry Cobra, Midland and Olympia FRS/GMRS radios.
Whatever your favorite outdoor activity, there is a radio made for it at Buy Two Way Radios and Banoggle.

September 1, 2016

Two Way Radio Show podcast to resume after fall break

Our podcast, The Two Way Radio Show, is still going strong! Hosted by Cricket Ventures President Danny Feemster, Sales Manager Anthony Roque and Product Manager Rick Savoia, the show continues to grow in popularity, attracting fans across the globe.

Nearly six years of non-stop production and 106 episodes later, we are taking a short fall break to prepare for the holidays. If you are a regular listener of the podcast, no worries. New episodes will resume beginning November 2016. If you are new to the show, it's a great opportunity to catch up and binge listen to all our past episodes! You can download and listen to all episodes of The Two Way Radio Show on demand www.twowayradioshow.com.

The Two Way Radio Show is produced by Cricket Ventures, LLC for Buy Two Way Radios.

August 1, 2016

First with the new Wouxun KG-D901 DMR digital radio!

Last December we broke the news from Wouxun about their plans to enter the digital radio market with the launch of their first portable DMR two way radio, the KG-D901. We first announced it in Episode 99 of the Two Way Radio Show Podcast and told our listeners of a possible a launch date in 2016. We also wrote an article on the KG-D901 in our Two Way Radio Blog with an overview of its key features. In June, we received our demo models of this new radio, and unboxed one of them in our Wouxun KG-D901 preview video.

Now, we are excited to announce that we are once again first to market in the US with a new Wouxun radio. The Wouxun KG-D901 is in stock and now available at Buy Two Way Radios and Banoggle!

Cricket Ventures is a Wouxun Authorized Dealer.

July 1, 2016

Blog series helps customers fix their radios

Our Buy Two Way Radios Blog isn't just about news and product announcements from one of our Cricket Ventures retail web sites. We focus on quality content to help our customers learn how to make most of their radios. Recently we published a series of "how to" articles about our products. It's not merely a collection of tutorials. It's a set of procedures to find solutions and get results. We call it our What To Do series.

Initially created to support the products we sell, this series of articles helps customers troubleshoot and resolve issues with their radio equipment using easy to follow, step-by-step directions presented in a logical order. From non-connecting programming cables to non-responsive radios, Our What To Do series tells you, well, what to do to find out what's really wrong with your radio (or what isn't), so you can set it right and get back on the air.

For more about What To Do, listen to episode #105 of The Two Way Radio Show Podcast.

June 6, 2016

Save on Midland radios at Buy Two Way Radios!

Midland and Buy Two Way Radios have teamed up to bring our customers a series of special rebates on select consumer FRS/GMRS and weather radios for 2016!

The latest offer is a $5 rebate on a set of Midland LXT535VP3 Two Way Radios With Charger and a $5 rebate on the purchase of a Midland WR-120 Weather Radio. This is a mail-in offer direct from Midland and available exclusively at Buy Two Way Radios until June 18, 2016.

Cricket Ventures is an Authorized Midland Dealer.

May 2, 2016

TYT MD-390 waterproof DMR radio at Buy Two Way Radios

Tytera made a huge splash last year with its Tytera MD-380 DMR Digital Two Way Radio, and as an Authorized Tytera Dealer, Cricket Ventures was one of the first in the US to offer it to our customers. Last month, Tytera, now known as TYT, introduced the latest model in its DMR line. It's the MD-390, and could make even bigger waves, because this digital radio is waterproof!

The MD-390 is rated IP67 waterproof, which means it is not merely resistant to moisture, it's submersible in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. This rugged radio is ready for any kind of weather, and it's now available at our Buy Two Way Radios and Banoggle web sites to order at a special introductory price.



April 4, 2016

Spring Rebates on our web sites

We are always on the lookout for manufacturer rebates, deals and specials to help our customers save money. This spring, the specials are in the air on business two way radios purchased from Banoggle and Buy Two Way Radios!

Motorola is offering a free multi-charger for every six select business radios purchased until June 30, 2016, for a maximum savings of $4,100. Kenwood is offering a cash rebate from $20-$35 per radio on select models plus a free multi-charger for every six radios purchased until April 29, 2016!

If you are purchasing business two way radios for your company or organization this spring, now is the perfect time to buy and save.

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