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Replacements for Baofeng UV82HP

scanmanmi

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A HH is worthless where I live unless it is high power. My UV82 on HP was the only mode that worked. I would like to replace them. The things I didn't like were having to go into programming mode and I believe saving the transmit and receive differently. Also the buttons aren't very useful and the scan is snail pace.
 

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A HH is worthless where I live unless it is high power. My UV82 on HP was the only mode that worked. I would like to replace them. The things I didn't like were having to go into programming mode and I believe saving the transmit and receive differently. Also the buttons aren't very useful and the scan is snail pace.
The most important part of any radio is the antenna. Cant stress this enough. Are you planning on working portable, mobile or base? VHF or UHF?
 

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An older model comercial grade radio such as a Motorola xts or efj5100 will give you much better performance at a very reasonable cost. The efj5100 has been around for a long time, but has the advantage of available software and even FPP on all models. I still use mine as a back up to my mobile when storm spotting, and there is even a 900 MHz version of the 5100.
 

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if only used as a "Scanner" aka Monitor, then POWER has no bearing on the suggestions.
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