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BF-F8HP vs BF-F9HPV2+

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AZ_chris

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Hey guys,

I currently have a BF-F9HPV2+, and was wondering if the F8HP might be a better radio.
I'm using it to hit a GMRS repeater.

Thanks!
 

billy1962

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Neither radio should be used for GMRS

If you want a Baofeng on GMRS - you should use the GMRS-V1
 

teufler

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Believe both the same power output, don't see any advantage one of the other. According to the Good House Keeping Approval or the FCC for short, neither has got a FCC type acceptance but they can transmit an received on GMRS frequencies.
 

LongRange308

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Yeah, its a no-no to xmit on GMRS freqs without a type-accepted device. Im not going to say I haven't done it in the past, but its not something I will make a habit out of. Just not worth it.
 
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