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Part 95 GMRS radio list

AronDouglas

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My short list. Given that I am looking for spacious radios, my search results are slanted from all radios to high power mobile radios. Regardless, here is my list with power ratings and FCC IDs. Limited to Kenwood and Vertex, these are older radios. Oddly enough, Motorola wasnt into the Part 95 game much.

Kenwood: TK-860HG-1----(40 watts) FCC ID: ALH29383210
Kenwood: TK-8180H-K----(45 watts) FCC ID: K4437313210
Kenwood: TK-8180-K------(30 watts) FCC ID: K4437313110
Kenwood: TK-8150--------(45 watts) FCC ID: ALH32283110
Kenwood: NX-800H-K-----(45 watts) FCC ID: K44378702
Vertex: VX-4207-7-45------(45 watts) FCC ID: K6610354740
Vertex : VX-5500U----------(45 watts) FCC ID: K66VX-5500U
Vertex: VX-3200U----------(45 watts) FCC ID: K66-VX-3200U
Vertex: VX-2500U----------(25 watts) FCC ID: K66-VX-2500U
 

RFI-EMI-GUY

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Motorola Systems Saber portable has Part 95 certification. Be sure to buy from a seller that is providing the proper 440-470 MHz model or one that has been properly converted from govt band to 440-470 MHz by installing those modules. Most e-bay sellers either dont know the difference or outright lie.
 

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At one time the Saber series was the most reliable, least MTBF handheld ever made. I even have a mid band version that runs about 72 to 88MHz, not useful for GMRS but rare. Bet ya don't have one of those in your collection!

Best Motorola radio ever. The best form factor. Why did they stop?

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RFI-EMI-GUY

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At one time the Saber series was the most reliable, least MTBF handheld ever made. I even have a mid band version that runs about 72 to 88MHz, not useful for GMRS but rare. Bet ya don't have one of those in your collection!
Nope no Mid band! Maybe hackable to 6M? Or 4M UK.

Some VHF mostly UHF. I have a bunch and an obsession to preserve them.

I think you meant longest MTBF !

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Radioddity sells a FRS version of the BF-888S.
According to the FCC grant they only put out less than 300 mW.
 

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Radioddity sells a FRS version of the BF-888S.
According to the FCC grant they only put out less than 300 mW.
And unless their website is incorrect, this part here puts them in violation of the FRS rules:
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Antenna Type: Compatible with SMA-Female Antenna

FCC lets another one slip through the cracks.
 

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And unless their website is incorrect, this part here puts them in violation of the FRS rules:
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Antenna Type: Compatible with SMA-Female Antenna
The internal photos submitted to the FCC show a helical antenna soldered to the board with no SMA connector so I think their web site is probably wrong but who knows what they are actually selling.
 

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The internal photos submitted to the FCC show a helical antenna soldered to the board with no SMA connector so I think their web site is probably wrong but who knows what they are actually selling.
Good point.
Not that there isn't a ton of other BaoFeng radios running around out there with FRS frequencies in them.
 

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Problem is no one at the FCC is actually double checking these type acceptance "applications". And none of these "radios" actually gets tested by the FCC to see if they actually do comply.
 
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