The BaoFeng UV-5R

The Baofeng UV-5R is a compact handheld transceiver providing 4 watts in the frequency range of 136-174 MHz and 400-480 MHz. It is a compact, economical HT that includes a special VHF receive band from 65 – 108 MHz which includes the regular FM, broadcast band. A dual watch and dual reception are supported. You get up to 128 memories. Other features include: selectable wide/narrow, battery save function, VOX, DCS/CTCSS encode, key lock, and a built-in flashlight. Selectable frequency steps include 2.5, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, and 25 kHz. RF power may be selected at 4 or 1 watt. This radio comes with ANT5 SMA-J flexible antenna, BL-5 Li-ion battery (7.4V 1800 mAh), belt clip, wrist strap, AC adapter (8.4V 600ma), and drop-in charging tray.

I own this radio myself and while it can be tricky to program without software, this is my favorite HT because of its size, features, and cost. I recommend at least one for all Hams.

This radio requires the purchase of the USB-02 programming cable and downloading of software prior to use.

BAOFENG UV-5R with Large 3800mAh Battery...
  • 1.FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV5R, FCC Part 15 Part 97 Certified, OURVII Brand work with BAOFENG UV-5R Walkie Talkie, professional two way radio.
  • 2.Two Earpiece option: 2pin original earphone and OURVII quality acoustic tube headset which can ensure the privacy of the radio communication.
  • 3.Download the software on CHIRP or MIKLOR, also can contact us seller, we will reply within 24hours.
  • 4.With Original BAOFENG Large 3800mAh Battery, Long time on line stand by, the acoustic tube headset can also work with Baofeng GT-3, BF-888S, UV-5R Plus, UV-5RE Plus, UV-B5, V-82, UV-82L,


  • 25KHz/12.5KHz Switchable
  • Channel Step: 2.5/5/6.25/10/12.5/25KHz
  • Frequency Range: 136-174 / 400-480MHz
  • 128 Channels 50 CTCSS and 104 CDCSS
  • Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq. Display, Dual-Standby

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