Is it illegal to own a BaoFeng UV-5R?

Is it illegal to own a BaoFeng UV-5R?

While it’s true many of the Baofengs are wide open on any frequency in the 136–174Mhz and 400–520Mhz range, and it is illegal to import, market and sell these devices, it is not illegal to own or operate these devices if you are a licensed Amateur radio operator and you are operating only on amateur radio frequencies.

Do I need a Licence for Baofeng UV 5R?

Technically, you need a license for all those services. However, CB, MURS, FRS are all “license by rule.” Meaning, you are granted a license as long as you follow the rules. You don’t have to submit an application or use a call sign for those services.

How do I program my Baofeng UV 5R without a computer?

How to manually program the Baofeng UV-5R from the keypad

  1. Press [VFO/MR] and enter Frequency Mode.
  2. Press [A/B] and choose the A Side (upper display).
  3. Press [BAND] for the frequency band.
  4. Disable TDR (Dual Watch/Dual Standby).
  5. Enter the frequency.
  6. optional – Enter the transmit CTCSS/DCS code.

Will the Yaesu ft-60r soon be discontinued?

To my surprise, Yaesu is continuing to manufacture (knock on wood) the FT-60R fifteen years after it was originally introduced in 2004. That is a long run for a radio, which speaks volumes about this radio alone, and I fear that Yaesu may soon discontinue the product.

Is Yaesu ft-4x a Baofeng?

Yaesu FT-4X review (it is after all a Baofeng) Posted by Razvan | Sep 5, 2018 | Reviews | 29 | Yaesu FT-4X is part of the new range of handhelds from Yaesu that attacks the concept of low-cost outdoor radios. Rugged casings, IP54 water protection and loud speakers are just some of the main common features of these 4 radios.

Is Yaesu’s uv-5r radio any good?

In response, Yaesu created a low-cost radio using similar technology as the UV-5R but with (supposedly) higher quality. This radio escaped my attention when introduced but some recent reviews caught my eye. In particular, the QST review of the radio includes a detailed lab test report.

How to program Baofeng uv-5r series with programming software?

How to Program Baofeng UV-5R Series with Programming Software 1 USB programming cable connects with the computer end. 2 Connect the other end of the cable with your walkie talkie. 3 When both ends have been connected, turn on your radio. Make sure it has enough power during the programming… More