Survivalism & Self Sufficiency Topics > Communications

The Dedicated Baofeng Radio Thread

<< < (29/29)

Alan Georges:
Baofeng torture test, involving freezing, a hot tin roof, fire, and a small child: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZCDBsBuhmg (5 minutes)

I kind of like the idea of torturing a Baofeng, because mine has tortured me for hours while learning to program it.

Carl:

--- Quote from: Alan Georges on October 19, 2015, 06:28:31 AM ---Baofeng torture test, involving freezing, a hot tin roof, fire, and a small child: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZCDBsBuhmg (5 minutes)

I kind of like the idea of torturing a Baofeng, because mine has tortured me for hours while learning to program it.

--- End quote ---

What? No SWR meter test?  ;D  UV5R is a pretty tough bargain.

Greekman:
but then, there is this

"Most Baofeng and a few Wauxon do not comply with Part 97 standards"
https://www.reddit.com/r/amateurradio/comments/3oudl8/most_baofeng_and_a_few_wauxon_do_not_comply_with/

Smurf Hunter:

--- Quote from: Chemsoldier on October 07, 2015, 09:49:08 AM ---Unlikely since I have succesfully used it many times in the past.

--- End quote ---

I had ordered a uv5r off Amazon that had this problem.  Speaker mic plugged into jack worked.  I could TX DTMF tones, kerchunk repeaters, but no audio from the built in mic.

I didn't bother to repair myself as I exchanged it for no cost.

BillFoster:
There is a New kid on the block. There is another hand held on the market that some are calling the “Baofeng Killer.” The Quansheng UVr50 2-way transceiver similar to the Baofeng UV-5R. I don’t know if it can be programmed to MURS or FRS like the BF, but it does Have 2-M and 70-cm frequencies. The reviews on YouTube say that it functions better on xmit and receive. The catch, it is cheaper. It will have the same programming fun as the Baofeng unfortunately. Here is the Amazon link...don’t forget to use tspaz when you order.
https://www.amazon.com/Quansheng-UV-R50-Rechargeable-Transceiver-Headset/dp/B077829Z5Z/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?crid=1TQJYNHRW5690&keywords=quansheng+uv-r50&qid=1559434903&s=electronics&sprefix=Quansh%2Celectronics%2C186&sr=1-1-spons&psc=1

Navigation

[0] Message Index

[*] Previous page

Go to full version