DBR2500 Dual Band Amateur Two-Way Radio

The Midland DBR2500 mobile dual band amateur two-way radio features UHF and VHF bands and includes NOAA weather channels. For extended range, the DBR2500 has 25 Watt/ 15 Watt/ 5 Watt selectable transmit power and includes 200 programmable memory channels.

The compact design and full alloy body will mount just about anywhere. The DBR2500 offers transmit on amateur frequencies 144-148MHz and 420-450MHz and receive on frequencies 136-174MHz and 400-490MHz. The mobile unit also features 564 privacy tones, DTMF-ANI or 5 Tone ANI, Amateur and Professional mode, channel scan, monitor mode, high contrast backlit 180 degree rotatable LCD display for daytime or night use.

DBR2500 Dual Band Amateur Two-Way Radio

DBR2500 Features

25 Watt / 15 Watt / 5 Watt

Selectable High, Medium, and Low power modes.

200 Programmable Memory Channels

Easily program channels for easy access

180 Degree Rotatable TFT LCD Display

Display rotates for variable mount solutions

Amateur Mode and Professional Mode

User selectable modes for customizable user experience

Separate Single Channel Ban dwidth

Wide band 25k, middle band 20k, and narrow band 12.5k

Full Alloy Body

Full Alloy body for efficient heat radiation

Dual Band UHF / VHF Radio

VHF: Receive 136-174MHz; Transmit: 144-148MHz UHF: Receive: 400-490MHz; Tran smit: 420-450MHz


Additional Features

Channel Scan • Keypad Lock • Monitor Mode • Keytroke Tones DTMF-ANI or 5 Tone ANI • Backlit Display • Voltage Level Protection Automatic Power on Function • LCD Brightness Control 52 CTCSS and 512 DCS Tones



  • UPC Code: 046014-37200-9
  • Product Size (H x W x D): 1.6 x 4.75 x 6.5
  • Product Weight (lb): 1.95
  • Master Carton Quantity: 4
  • Master Carton Size (H x W x D): 8.7 x 14.4 x 7.7
  • Master Carton Weight (lbs): 12.3
  • Gift Box Size (H x W x D): 7.8 x 6.7 x 3.43
  • Gift Box Weight (lbs): 3


Frequency Range VHF: Receive: 136-174MHz; Transmit: 144-148MHz

UHF: Receive: 400~490MHz; Transmit: 420-450MHz

Number of Channels 200 channels
Channel Spacing 25K (Wide Band) 20K(Middle Band) 12.5K (Narrow band)
Phase-locked Step 2.5KHZ, 5KHz, 6.25KHZ, 10KHz, 12.5KHZ, 20KHz, 25KHz, 30KHz, 50KHz
Operating Voltage 13.8V DC ±15%
Squelch Carrier/CTCSS/DCS
Frequency Stability ±2.5 ppm
Operating Temperature -20H -+60
Dimensions(mm) 124 (W)x 163(D) x 39 (H)
Weight about 0.64Kg
Wide band Narrow band
Sensitivity (12dB Sinad) <0.25μV <0.35μV
Adjacent Channel Selectivity >60dB >60dB
Audio Response + 1—3dB(0.3~3KHz) + 1~-3dB(0.3~2.55KHz)
Flum & Noise >45dB >40dB
Audio distortion <5%
Audio power output >2WΩ8
Wide band Narrow band
Power Output 25W /15W / 5W
Modulation 16K0F3E 11KOF3E
Adjacent Channel Power >70dB >60dB
Hum & Noise >40dB >36dB
Spurious Emission >60dB >60dB
Audio Response + 1—3dB(0.3~3KHz) + 1- 3dB(0.3~2.55KHz)
Audio Distortion <5%


View FCC Certification



DBR2500 User Manual

Programming Software Download

PC compatible only. Programming cable required.

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