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Categories | Transceivers: VHF/UHF+ Amateur Hand-held | Baofeng UV-5R Help

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KC7YRA  Rating: 4/5 Sep 27, 2013 07:36  Send this review to a friend!
Remember how much you paid for it.  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I have had mine for a few months now.

I will not lie, there are several obnoxious problems with this radio.

It is difficult (if not impossible) to program by hand. The stock manual is absolutely horrid. They also feel cheap and poorly made.

The benefit is THEY ARE $32 SHIPPED TO YOUR DOOR!!! They are a cheap radio. If I had paid hundreds of dollars for the radio, I would have been upset at the shortcomings.

But at $32, it is an absolute bargain. True dual band, Part 90 certification, drop in charger, cheap accessories, and did I mention $32 SHIPPED TO YOU!!!

 
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