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  1. jakeschnabel

    Baofeng or Motorola 3.5mm Audio Input

    Hello all, Can anyone tell me the best Motorola attachment for an HT1250 to be able to have audio from a 3.5mm cord be transmitted? I know there is a VOX function and want to be able to have audio from a phone put through, similar to the existing speaker mic, but a 3.5mm jack input instead. If...
  2. jakeschnabel

    Baofeng Baofeng 888s AUX Input?

    Hello all, Just wondering if it was possible to have an Aux cable coming from a phone, that runs into my Baofeng radio and then transmit the audio? Like instead of the mic picking up me talking, it would pick up the phone audio output. Using for a special event to broadcast on speakers...
  3. Q

    Baofeng Baofeng DM 1801 - Turning off back light display

    Hello friends. I managed to program my Baofeng DM 1801 using a PC (and the USB cable). The programming of the radio was a simple and straight forward task. Right now, when ever a voice message is received by the radio, the screen display lights up. Is there a way to turn off this feature? It...
  4. VK3YMML Home Base

    VK3YMML Home Base

    Home Base - Radio Collection - User: VK3YMML
  5. P

    Frecuencias de Radio

    Alguien tendrá la lista actualizada (2019) de las frecuencias de radio en P.R?
  6. Charlie1068

    Baofeng Baofeng RD-5R DMR TDMA Help

    I recently purchased a RD-5R and can program DMR no problem, but some of the frequencies I can receive in DSD Plus are TDMA. I can receive them fine on DSD, but then I program the frequencies, Color Code and Talk groups. I can't pick up any of there chatter, I have retraced my steps to make sure...
  7. B

    Help with setting up long range (50+ mile) GMRS Radio communications solution.

    Hello, I would like some help/tips on hoe to set up a long range gmrs communication system, what I would like is handheld (Baofeng BF-F8HP) Radios that I would use when I get out of the car. And for when I'm in the car I will be using a Talkcoop KT-8900D Mobile/Car radio found on amazon. And as...
  8. K

    Help-Baofeng UV-82HP Questions

    I recently purchased the Baofeng UV-82HP which has the following frequency ranges: 136-174 MHz (VHF) 400-520MHz (UHF) A mature (Part 97) Usage I am curious if there is a way to get frequencies in the 700-850 range. If so, what do I need to do/buy? The channels id like to listen to are mostly...
  9. K

    Baofeng GT-5TP Programming Help

    Ive purchased a GT-5TP Baofeng but i cant seem to be able to program it with chirp, has anyone managed to program it using chirp. It doesn't give me an option to upload to radio and when i select download from radio it say 'Incorrect 'Model selected' when Using UV-82HP which is what chirp...
  10. F

    888s as backup fire pager?

    Looking into the baofeng 888s as a budget friendly fire pager/scanner for a VFD. Price point and lack of features (aka buttons for people to press and mess something up) are very attractive. We have no dealers nearby to program and I'm familiar with CHIRP on the uv82 and have a good prog cable...
  11. H

    better range???

    I have recently purchased a couple of Baofeng F8HP talkies and was expecting to get a bit more range out of them. I was only able to get about 800meters in good conditions. Is there a way to get better distance on the frs or gmrs channels.?
  12. S

    Business Radio license

    Hey I am planing to buy radios for our business and I have my business license. Can I operate on business frequencys in the business license?
  13. K7MFC

    Btech gmrs-v1

    I recently wrote a review of the BTECH GMRS-V1 handheld radio for my club’s forum, and after using it for a few months I would like to share my thoughts here as well. The original review can also be read on my blog. I was in the market for a handheld GMRS radio to be used primarily for outdoor...
  14. Jaofeng

    Baofeng on FRS channels

    Hello, I recently purchased a Baofeng BF-F9V2+. I do not have any licenses yet. After reading multiple forums, it seems that it would be illegal for me to transmit on FRS frequencies. However, from the FCC website, my understanding is that FRS channels are free to use so long as the...
  15. R

    Baofeng UV-5R (Begginer Alert)

    Sorry for writing an essay, but I wanted to make it as easy as possible to answer my questions. I just recently received a UV-5R Ham Radio. No worries, I have transmitting permit, but transmitting isn't what I'm here for. I've been having trouble with the thing for a while, I've...
  16. T

    Need help with good frequencies for a security team!

    Hi, I am located in cass county, MO. I do church security and I am in need of some good frequencies to use. The main radio the team uses is the Baofeng BF-888s and I personally use the UV5R. We need something that will work well through brick walls and auditoriums and be legal, plus we need as...
  17. F

    Help: Repeater Baofeng UV-5r setup

    Hi. Bought a cable from Baofeng for repeater use, and programmed with a +0.0600 offset (see attached pictures). It works but it doesnt send before you talk or blow hard in the mic. Not tested from a distance yet but some scratching. Is there any settings on the radio i need to change?
  18. H

    Range for Baofeng FRS?

    Hello, I am interested in buying these Baofeng FRS radios for my friends and I as some of them are taking an interest in radio and they would all like a way for us to communicate basically using radio at a reasonable price. I am wondering how much I can expect for range, and yes, I am aware that...
  19. C

    Baofeng GT-5TP CHIRP

    Hi - I'm trying to begin programming my Baofeng GT-5TP using CHIRP on a MAC. The first problem I'm encountering is the USB port doesn't come up. So I can't clone my radio at the outset of the process. Does anyone have any tips? Thanks - Chris.
  20. T

    UV-82 scanning

    Ok, I've programmed memory channels on a baofeng uv82 v2+ for a friend. The question is, can you "scan" the memory channels that are programmed? Not too familiar with this radio but it seems like a solid little handheld! Thanks for any help.
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