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Baofeng list of non-uthorized sellers

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XTS3000

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And they are changing the name of their future radios to Pofung! Lol
 

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Hey I've got a question for Po Fung.

I saw someone on ebay selling some radios called
Mo' Dung
that look identical.

Are these legit?

I asked the seller and the seller replied;
"Dear Sir kindly,
Mo'Dung walkie talkie premium brand. Only is the authorized reseller. Beware of any other seller with name fake. Fake name listed below:

Baofeng
Po Fung
Panda Casting
BearTurd

Only buy from authorized one seller name Lindawang. Lindawang to sell top quality genuine walkie talkie.
"
 

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Too funny. I'm thinking it's there way of marketing. I've seen I don't know how many baofeng models all the same just different housings. I have one only because it was given to me. I went and got the extended battery for it. Comparing it to one's a few ham buddies got there all basically the same. I've already seen the same models re listed from the sellers they say with pofung labels lol. I don't like these as its easy fpr someone to key up on public safety or other freqs. I ran across a few ppl using them as scanners and noticed they were keying up accidently. I informed them of the lay of the land and offered to correct problem. I told them at least set a frs split or murs if there going to do that and also noted to them they are license required radios. A few weren't aware of that and figured it was like bubble pack radios at wal mart.
 

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"One of the unfortunate consequences of building a successful premium brand is there are too many sellers from ebay sell Baofeng/Pofung products without get authorization from Baofeng company."
LOL @ them thinking it's a premium brand.

 

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Lol I think after using one handed to me free it's a beginner type radio. After while hand to next. I'm not a beginner but there is a menu to disable front panel options. I basically turned mine Into a noaa weather reciever doing a split for the tx on frs. For accidental key ups. If they were a premium brand they'd have something like actual Pl decode without burst mdc similar functions and ptt inhibit option. And a larger unit. They seen a market for the "preppers" and went for it. I seen idk how many buy the various types of them and honestly therr all the same thing just re named re cased. Sucker born every minute.
 

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I got a pair of Boafeng BF-888s to demo and test and found out straight away the receivers were crap. They were deaf as a post and could not hear a radio 1,000 feet away!..
Needless to say I sent them back and refused to become a dealer for them until they got their act together.
The UV5B or B5 as I call it is actually a better radio if your into fancy backlighted LCD screens and hobby ham feel radios..
 
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