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Budget Ham Radio – Part 2: The Prequel

budget ham radio prequel

You’ve seen my previous post about My Foray into Budget Ham Radio, in which I extoll the virtues of the awesome BaoFeng UV-5R Plus. I must be honest with our readers, there was a dual band, hand held, budget ham radio before the BaoFeng. It was the TYT TH-UVF1 and it’s a story worth telling.

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Multi-Use Radio

multiband radio

  When we look over our survival gear, it seems to be a ton of stuff. You need to have multiple use gear. This is why your handheld radio should be able to take the place of multiple radios. You need a multi-use radio, like the BaoFeng UV5R and we’ll show you how to add all the important channels fast.

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BaoFeng Antenna Upgrade

Baofeng antenna upgrade

   Handheld HAM radios are great since they are small and portable, but you may find yourself needing to extend their range. A BaoFeng Antenna upgrade might be exactly what you need.

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