Baofeng UV-5R radio is a so-called dual band, which means a radio that operates in two bands – VHF and UHF.
The BaoFeng UV-5R is legal for use on amateur frequencies. The UV-5R is able to Transmit on Narrowband (12.5kHz) and Wideband (25kHz).
Dual Watch Receiver
The BaoFeng UV-5R has one built-in receiver but can “watch” two channels (semi duplex). Monitor two different frequencies (even on different bands (VHF/UHF)) and the radio will monitor both frequencies giving priority to the first station to receive an incoming call.
FM Broadcast Station
You can listen to the FM Broadcast radio, while still monitoring your radio frequencies in the background. Any incoming call will be given priority insuring you never miss an important call while listening to the radio.
- Frequency range: [TX] 136 – 174MHz, 400 – 520MHz, [RX] 136 – 174MHz, 400 – 520MHz, 68-108MHz (FM Broadcast)
- Channel Capacity: 128 Channels
- Channel Spacing: 25KHz (wide band), 12.5KHz (narrow band)
- Battery: 1500mAh
- Frequency step: 2.5, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 30 and 50KHz
- Antenna: Antenna Connector: SMA-Female / Antenna Impedance: 50O
- Accessory Connector: Kenwood 2 Pin Standard
You can attach this radio to a vest, backpack or carry it on your belt.