Thursday, November 27, 2014

Baofeng UV-5X: Happy New Year 2015!

Nate sent me a link to the "2015 Exclusive Sale" of the Baofeng UV-5X. You can run over it or drown it!

    BAOFENG UV-5X UHF+VHF Dual Band/Dual Watch Two-Way Radio FM Function
    Kindly reminder:
    It is a thin layer of protective film on the screen, not scratches. To tear it off while using is not recommended,
    as such layer protects the screen well.
     1. Dual-band handheld transceiver with display function menu on the display “LCD”
     2. DTMF encoded
     3. Lithium-ion battery with high capacity
     4. Commercial FM radio receiver (65 MHz ~ 108MHz)
     5. Incorporates 105 codes “DCS” and 50 privacy codes “CTCSS” programmable
     6. Function “VOX” (voice operated transmission)
     8. Alarm function
     9. Up to 128 memory channels
    10.Broadband (wide) / Narrowband (narrow), selectable
    11.High power / low (5W/1W) selectable
    12.Display illumination and programmable keyboard
    13.Function “beep” on the keyboard
    14.Dual watch/dual reception
    15.Selectable frequency step 2.5/5/6.25/10/12.5/25kHz
    16.Function “OFFSET” (frequency offset for repeater access)
    17.Battery saving function “SAVE”
    18.Timer transmission “TOT” programmable
    19.Selecting the Scan Mode
    20.Function Busy Channel Lock “BCLO”
    21.Built-in RX CTCSS/DCS scan
    22.Built-in LED flashlight
    23.Programmable by PC
    24.Level threshold “Squelch” adjustable from 0 to 9
    25.Crossband reception
    26.Tone end of transmission
    27.Built-in key lock
    How to set the frequency you want?Have you see the button of VFO/MR? That's it! By this button you can switch the mode between frequency and channel.
    - First turn on your tranceiver, press the VFO/MR, make sure it is on frequency mode;
    - Second,press the numbers on keypad directly to enter the frequency, for instance: 5 2 0 0 0 0.
    Congratulations, now the frequency of 520 is set well.

    - Frequency Range: VHF 136-174 MHz (Rx/Tx). UHF 400-520MHz (Rx/Tx);
                    65MHz ~ 108MHz (Only commercial FM radio reception)
    - Memory channels: Up to 128 channels
    - Frequency stability: 2.5ppm
    - Frequency step: 2.5KHz/5KHz/6.25KHz/10KHz/12.5KHz/25KHz
    - Antenna impedance: 50Ω
    - Operating temperature: -20°C to +60°C
    - Supply voltage: Rechargeable Lithium-ion 7.4V/1800mAh
    - Consumption in standby: ≤ 75mA
    - Consumption in reception: 380mA
    - Consumption in transmission: ≤ 1.4A
    - Mode of Operation: Simple or semi-duplex
    - Duty cycle: 03/03/54 min (Rx/Tx/Standby)
    - Dimension: 110x58x33 mm
    - Weight: 222g (included battery+ antenna)

    - RF power: 4W/1W
    - Type of modulation: FM
    - Emission class: 16kΦF3E / 11kΦF3E (W/N)
    - Maximum deviation: ≤ ±5kHz / ≤ ±2.5kHz(W/N)
    - Spurious emissions: <-60db br="">
    Receiver- Receiver sensitivity: 0.2uV(at 12dB SINAD)
    - Intermodulation: 60dB
    - Audio Output: 1000mW
    - Adjacent channel selectivity: 65/60dB

    Power Adapter
    - Input: AC100-240V, 50-60Hz; Output: DC10V/500mA; Plug Type: US

    Package contents:1x BAOFENG UV-5X FM Two-Way Radio Body (One 7.4V/1800mAh Battery included)
    1x Antenna
    1x Power Adapter
    1x Belt Clip
    1x Battery Charger
    1x Earpiece
    1x Hand Strap
    1x User Manual


  1. Hans has some thoughts on being "water proof."

    And for the record, I wouldn't drop one in a bucket of water or run over it with a car.

  2. oi preciso de um manual de instrução