Baofeng for Beginners: More on Antennas, Range and Emergency Use (Video)

The Baofeng UV-5R is a great beginners radio and has proven to be extremely popular. While it does have some quirks that can be worked through, its price point for the available feature set is hard to beat. At under $30 for a dual band UHF/VHF radio, is affordable enough for every beginner ham or every prepper who needs radio communications.

Rather you get one to learn or six to build your radio cache. When comms or no comms is the option, this radio will get the message through.

Join us in the video below as we host a question and answer session on the Baofeng UV-5R and review the following:

  • Options for Packing the Radio
  • Antennas that Come with the Unit
  • The Right Programming Cables to Safe You Time and Frustration
  • Radio Range
  • Emergency Use
  • And More

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