Tag Archives: BaoFeng

Computers Invading Ham Radio: Opinion

I received an interesting comment to a previous post on programming the Baofeng radio from “Ray” about how computers are invading ham radio. Here’s his slightly edited comment followed by my reply. So, IMHO, this really isn’t worth all of … Continue reading

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Programming the Wouxun KG-UV3D and the Baofeng UV-5R+

The Chinese are here! Chinese companies have entered the US ham radio market. They’ve come up with some very inexpensive handhelds, with prices so low that they’re hard to ignore. The Chinese radios will do everything that the Japanese radios … Continue reading

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BaoFeng UV-5R+ ham radio — incredibly inexpensive dual-band handheld

I’m always on the lookout for inexpensive equipment to recommend to new hams, and the BaoFeng UV-5R+, at around $60 including shipping on Amazon, fits that bill. Here’s the review I wrote for Amazon: “I put my new Chinese Baofeng … Continue reading

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