What range can i reasonably expect using a baofeng uv5r. Baofeng uv5r plus uhfvhf dual band amateur radio handheld radio complete with durable metal shell. Baofeng uv5r the chinese radio documentation project. Baofeng uv5r modulation modification ham radio blog pd0ac. Electronically most of these varieties are identical inside, its mostly about the looks. The main category is baofeng uv5r that is about dual band vhf uhf handheld transceiver. This link is listed in our web site directory since friday feb 6 2015, and till today baofeng uv 5r models has been followed for a total of 9051 times. The baofeng uv 5r is a compact hand held transceiver providing 4 watts in the frequency range of 6174 mhz and 400480mhz 520mhz later versions. Someone asked me today whether they should get a uv5x instead of an uv5r. U cn ooeooeoeec ooeooeeeoc ooeoeeoeoc portable twoway radio ooeooeeeoc ooeoeeeeoc. Baofeng uv5r dual band 4w ham radio with earpiece s0f free description. Bao5r programming software only for the baofeng uv5r ht. The charging process initiates when the red led lights.
Want something that better suits your reading device of choice. Uv 5r the uv 5r is a 4w1w vhfuhf radio covering 6174 and 400520 mhz early versions 400480 with a 7. The main category is baofeng uv 5r that is about dual band vhf uhf handheld transceiver. As to your firmware version you should check out this page at. May 02, 20 baofeng uv5r modulation modification the baofeng uv5r is probably the best selling ht from china to date. No problem, wege got versions coming for all the popular formats. The uv5r has a flashlight, an fm broadcast radio, alarm, is easy to program manually, and is supported by chirp. Baofeng uv 5r plus qualette 5w dual band two way radio walkie talkies royal blue 4. Software program memories and other setting of the baofeng uv5r3 radio.
Other useful information would include your experience with similar products, infomation on a product that you would purchase instead of this one, and so on. It is a microminiature multiband fm transceiver with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing localarea twoway amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability. Sadly it is not very helpful with your firmware version. We are the authorized distributor of baofeng products. Baofeng introduced the uv5r dual band, dual display radio in 2012. Amateur handheld transceivers uv5r specifications copyright 2012, universal radio, inc. Aa size battery case compatible for 3 x aa standard battery.
Baofeng uv3r two way radio batteries from batteries plus bulbs. Uv5r the uv5r is a 4w1w vhfuhf radio covering 6174 and 400520 mhz early versions 400480 with a 7. If the incorrect band is chosen for the frequency entered in step 5, the radio will. Across the board of models available, one thing thats consistent is that you should buy and use the programming cable for this radio. I would stick it to the hotel window in a vertical orientation and lay back on the bed and work the local repeaters. The final point to add is that the microphones, speakers, usb cables and antennas are all interchangeable between the uv5r and the uv6r which is great and there is a huge range of accessories available such as antenna adaptors or battery. Browse the specifications and features of latest models of uv5r baofeng radios at baofengradio. How to manually program the baofeng uv5r from the keypad.
Summary of contents for baofeng uv5r plus page 1 quick users guide to the yellow radio what follows covers basic steps needed to effectively communicate using this radio, specifically. Works only with the rt systems usbk4y cable as shown below. Baofeng uv5re dual band vhf uhf radio 409shop,walkietalkie. Browse the specifications and features of latest models of uv 5r baofeng radios at baofengradio. This radio may be of interest to blind hams, since unlike more expensive radios from the big three manufacturers baofeng has managed to implement limited speech feedback for some functions. So far ive seen the uv 5r, uv 5ra, uv 5rb, uv 5rc, uv 5re, and the uv 5r plus. If you liked the uv 3r, the uv 3r plus is the perfect radio for you. Make sure the battery is in good contact with the charging terminals. Busy channel lockout bcl,ctcssdcs,pc programmable,timeout timer tot,vox special function. Here pdf alert is a drawing of a twometer suctioncup dipole i made for when i traveled for work and stayed in hotels a lot. The uv5r is a dual banddual display radio made to combine extensive functionality with unmatched reliability. The baofeng uv5r is an inexpensive dualband handheld radio, operating on 2m and 70cm. Programming your baofeng uv5r radio simplex issaquah. It has a few flaws for example you cant disable the keypad and stop users doing.
The uv5r has seen 2 major changes since its launch with the second generation being signified by bfb297 firmware 2nd gen. It took overnight to initially charge the larger battery. First thing i changed it put a dual band 19 inch long antenna. All information, software, etc is provided in good faith and at your risk. If a damaged antenna comes into contact with your skin, a minor burn can result. Page 1 baofeng uv5r stepbystep programming guide also applies to uv5ra, uv5x3, uv5rax, gt3, bff8, bff9 noji ratzlaff set the radio to communicate with a repeater at 146. Use only baofeng supplied or approved batteries and chargers. Works with windows 7 32 and 64 bit, windows 8 or 8. About baofeng uv5r models the resource is currently listed in in a single category. Baofeng uv 5re the transceiver is a microminiature multiband fm transceiver with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing localarea twoway amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability.
Really the uv 5re is just a cosmetic variant of the uv 5r. Step frequency setting, high low power change, battery save, w n, dual frequency, reporting number command, dtmf. The uv 3r plus transceiver is low cost microminiature multiband fm transceiver, that offers everything the 3r offered with updated software and features. Ive read where the uv 5r plus is supposed to be the latest and greatest modelversion from baofeng.
I havent dug through the yahoo groups list either i hate yahoo groups. The baofeng uv 5r is an inexpensive dualband handheld radio, operating on 2m and 70cm. Software program memories and other setting of the baofeng uv 5r 3 radio. I havent seen anything definitive written about it. We have the plus version, the a version, the b version, the e version, and the uu version. Baofeng uv5re the transceiver is a microminiature multiband fm transceiver with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing localarea twoway amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability. Oct 10, 2015 after i decided on baofeng, i started watching countless youtube videos about the different radios offered mostly the uv 5r and the uv 82. Manual programming can be done in 5 simple steps, once you have the rx code. May 21, 2016 features 128 channels dual band 6174mhz vhf frequencies 400520mhz uhf frequencies repeater capable 4w1w transmit power liion battery pack fm radio emergency alarm channel scan skip channel dual watch busy channel lockout call tone ctcss manual input backlit lcd display poweron display message battery meter low battery alert power saver timeout timer vox audible button. It came with the latest at the time firmware, bfs3. If you liked the uv3r, the uv3r plus is the perfect radio for you. Nov 21, 2012 its a nice step up from the uv5r but at the same time it retains all of the good points of the uv5r. Baofeng uv5r plus qualette 5w dual band two way radio walkie talkies imperial. Several baofeng uv5 models are available with extended model names, like uv5ruu.
Baofeng uv5r plus qualette 5w dual band two way radio walkie talkies royal blue 4. Condensed setup and operating instructions that simplify radio setup and programming. Buy baofeng uv5r plus dualband 6174400480 mhz fm ham twoway radio black. Thought i had posted this previously, but i dont see it, so here it is again, at the risk of redundancy. Do not use any portable radio that has a damaged antenna. The uv3r plus transceiver is low cost microminiature multiband fm transceiver, that offers everything the 3r offered with updated software and features. Only the uu version, with its extended uhf range up to 520mhz, is different. The baofeng uv 5r is a great cheap little radio, but its notoriously difficult to use, with poor documentation. Nifty accessories niftybaofeng uv5r educational quick. Really the uv5re is just a cosmetic variant of the uv5r. I got the one with the 3800 mahr heavy duty battery in camo i keep thinking about rambo just looking at it. This link is listed in our web site directory since friday feb 6 2015, and till today baofeng uv5r models has been followed for a total of 9051 times. In spite of its popularity this handheld is not perfect, but most people dont mind its all about the balance between price and performance.
Oct 27, 2012 the baofeng uv5r is now available in number of flavors. The uv 5r has a flashlight, an fm broadcast radio, alarm, is easy to program manually, and is supported by chirp. Simple stepbystep instructions, augmented with hints and explanations. I take it with me when im hiking, camping, or just on a road trip. Settings are a b off this is a nice feature visually impaired manual a bit more readable than the uv5rs. The 5r is a bit of a legend in the handheld transceiver world a very cheap and capable vhfuhf unit covering business light and ham bands on fm. Baofeng uv5r programming manual pdf download manualslib. Baofeng uv5r dual band 4w ham radio with earpiece s0f. Baofeng uv5re dual band vhf uhf radio 409shop,walkie. Return to chirp and click the radio menu and choose. It is a compact, economical ht that includes a special vhf receive band from 65 108 mhz which includes the regular fm broadcast band. Thank you for purchasing the uv5r amateur portable radio from baofeng radio us, the official baofeng distributor in the united states.28 494 1223 714 846 1245 1229 897 836 1088 1436 1273 1407 1092 1019 358 870 370 1390 1077 1056 1069 1419 1440 443 1364 1449 833 749 189 892 1135 59 59 379 810 853 1178