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Baofeng uv-3r mark2 suggestion?

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hey i am about to order one of these and was wondering if anyone knew the size of the wording where it says Baofeng so that i can find a sticker or something to cover it up once i get it, i thought about an address label but think those might be to big. any help appriciated thanks
 

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hey i am about to order one of these and was wondering if anyone knew the size of the wording where it says Baofeng so that i can find a sticker or something to cover it up once i get it, i thought about an address label but think those might be to big. any help appriciated thanks
Now why would you want to do that? :lol:

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why would i wanna run around with baofeng on it? lol i'm not chinese, was thinking of replaceing it with something that looked better
Like a motorola tag? The average person would just think you have a cell phone, much less a chinese radio which most of them are anyway. :)
Maybe I'll get rid of my yaesu and vertex and kenwood tags...nahhh.

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Like a motorola tag? The average person would just think you have a cell phone, much less a chinese radio which most of them are anyway. :)
Maybe I'll get rid of my yaesu and vertex and kenwood tags...nahhh.

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ha if i cant find something to tag it with i might just get a motorola sticker and put over it lmao, but nah i think the small address labels would be good to put on it for 1 reason, if its dropped and the rite person finds it boom there is possably a chance to get it back but not likely.it's not easy when a person cant work and cant draw any money from anywhere. if it wasnt for a bday i wouldnt have had any cash for it and it took every penny +few bucks from my dad to get it. but just about everything sold in the U.S. will have a "made in china" or "made in japan" sticker on it somewhere lol
 

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ha if i cant find something to tag it with i might just get a motorola sticker and put over it lmao, but nah i think the small address labels would be good to put on it for 1 reason, if its dropped and the rite person finds it boom there is possably a chance to get it back but not likely.it's not easy when a person cant work and cant draw any money from anywhere. if it wasnt for a bday i wouldnt have had any cash for it and it took every penny +few bucks from my dad to get it. but just about everything sold in the U.S. will have a "m.ade in china" or "made in japan" sticker on it somewhere lol
Some of the little talkies, mine included will let you program your call sign, last name or some sort of id up to a certain # of characters into a tag that comes up when the radio is powered on.
Was that what you were thinking?


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Some of the little talkies, mine included will let you program your call sign, last name or some sort of id up to a certain # of characters into a tag that comes up when the radio is powered on.
Was that what you were thinking?


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was actually talking about the sticker where it says baofeng on it, but yeah i think you can do that on this one as well i havent looked over everything yet, just reviews and all about it. i went ahead and ordered it through ebay since it said was shipping from arizona here in the USA. i ordered some small gadgets from a few chinese shops and they even try to stiff ya on $2.00 so i sure as heck wasnt gonna attempt something more expensive.. omg speaking of which my gf just told me she was eating a spicy orange chicken meal and there aint no chicken in it ...funny i was typeing about it then she came in here and told me that lol. anyways. it will take me abit to get the hang of it but i do like the idea of the radio/flashlight on it will be handy, "sigh" another cable to save up for, still havent bought 1 for my bc95xlt i just got about 2 weeks ago.
 

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Well if you're going to survive in this hobby, ya better start scrounging your quarters because it's gonna get costly!
I have a small station amounting to around 7-8k easy,lol! I'm divorced but I do have a lady who does understand the need to buy stuff as long as I can justify the need! :roll:

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Well if you're going to survive in this hobby, ya better start scrounging your quarters because it's gonna get costly!
I have a small station amounting to around 7-8k easy,lol! I'm divorced but I do have a lady who does understand the need to buy stuff as long as I can justify the need! :roll:

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yeah i noticed that when the software/cable were sold seperatly from my scanner lol , i was like yep this gonna get costly and im still new to it, i think thats what drives alot of people away from it. and yea literally save quarters on my part. if i could work then all would be well.. as far as the gf my money is mine yours is yours !!! but nah i will spend on stuff she wants if i have extra...but extra is usually can i get $2.00 for taxes lol
 

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yeah i noticed that when the software/cable were sold seperatly from my scanner lol , i was like yep this gonna get costly and im still new to it, i think thats what drives alot of people away from it. and yea literally save quarters on my part. if i could work then all would be well.. as far as the gf my money is mine yours is yours !!! but nah i will spend on stuff she wants if i have extra...but extra is usually can i get $2.00 for taxes lol
Get good at programming by hand, that helps so the cables aren't a must. Also garage sales can be great if you find the right one's.
Also get good at projects. For example I'd like a hd speaker mic for my vx6r but I rather not order one, so I have an old mh45 public safety mic that i'm gonna change out the plug on so it will work on my talkie,lol.

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Get good at programming by hand, that helps so the cables aren't a must. Also garage sales can be great if you find the right one's.
Also get good at projects. For example I'd like a hd speaker mic for my vx6r but I rather not order one, so I have an old mh45 public safety mic that i'm gonna change out the plug on so it will work on my talkie,lol.

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yeah i definitly try new things with all the stuff i have, alot of cables and cords can be spliced and rewired and all
 

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hey i am about to order one of these and was wondering if anyone knew the size of the wording where it says Baofeng so that i can find a sticker or something to cover it up once i get it, i thought about an address label but think those might be to big. any help appriciated thanks
The Baofeng sticker sits in a recessed "cutout" (for lack of a better term) that is 3/4 of an inch in length and 1/8 of an inch high.

If you decide to use some kind of address label, you may need need to trim it down to size.

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