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Baofeng Cables for Recording Audio

If you want to record audio, notice the plugs on the Baofeng earphone/mic/ptt unit: ]1 Notice the two plugs on the programming cable. One is an output for an external speaker, and the other is the ...
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Are Baofeng radios illegal in the U.S?

They are legal as long as you stay within the amateur bands.
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Baofeng UV-5R: Severe static/interference on UHF frequencies

Try getting a Signal Stick from SignalStuff. The stock antennas from Baofeng are bad for both receiving and transmitting. Many people say its a good antenna. Also, its no surprise from a $18 dollar ...
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Programming the Baofeng UV-5x3

Does the user's manual have an installation disk? You can use the disk to install the software on the PC. The disk included should have the correct software. Or, you could use CHIRP-next.
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How can I display current memory (channel) contents on Beofeng BF-H6?

In Chirp, right next to the frequency, there is a section called name. Enter the name into it, then go to the settings and set the A/B from frequency to name.
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Sometimes my Baofeng UV-5R's display turns red spontaneously

You might have to change your standby color to off. Enter 29 and change the option to off.
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Sometimes my Baofeng UV-5R's display turns red spontaneously

Your standby color might got set to red by accident. You can change that by pressing the menu button, enter 29 on the number pad, press menu, and press the arrow keys to change the color. Then, press ...
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Versatile unlicensed use hand-held units

EU PMR446 Requirements According to CEPT [emphasis added] that all PMR 446 equipment is hand portable and shall use only integral antenna and an effective radiated power not exceeding 500 mW, while ...
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Are Baofeng radios illegal in the US?

I wouldn’t worry too much about it if I were you. You are a member of the majority of hams. Amateur radio operators own more Baofeng radios than all other manufacturers combined. Very few, if any, ...
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Are Baofeng radios illegal in the US?

While some amateur radio equipment is certified by the FCC, much of it is not, as it is the licensed amateur radio operator's responsibility to insure that it follows the rules when transmitting. Many ...
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Are Baofeng radios illegal in the US?

Gets a bit sticky, Amateur Radio stations can build their own equipment without having to have the FCC approve their equipment. But commercial (store bought) rf equipment are supposed to be ...
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