[2021 New GMRS] The Baofeng UV-5X is the GMRS version of the classic model UV-5R. It features 30 GMRS pre-programmed channels + 11 NOAA channels with NOAA Weather Radio alert. These radios are ready to go, right out of the box. A GMRS license is required. FCC ID: 2AN62-UV5G. Sold in a package of 2 radios, good things always come in pairs.
[Longer Talking Range] The UV-5X GMRS is repeater capable and has the 8 repeater pairs programmed in from Channel 23 to 30. GMRS power levels and wide-band capable signal will allow a further talking range than FRS radios. When used with a GMRS Repeater, the range is greatly increased.
[Classic Design] Compatible with BL-5L 3800mAh extended batteries as well as other accessories of UV-5R series, except antenna. Come with detachable SMA-M antennas. Work well with six-way charger.
[Additional NOAA Alert] Always be one step ahead of horrible weather. The NOAA function will automatically scan and send alerts to keep you aware of approaching severe weather. Another communication option in times of disaster when cellular towers are always overloaded.
[Simple Operation] Easy to read with tri-color display. Most basic settings are accessed via the Menu and Keypad. Features 9 sensitivity levels for VOX hands-free operation. 128 Channels, 50 CTCSS tones and 104 DCS Digital Coded Squelch choices. More advanced settings are available when connected to your computer.
[Disclaimer] No License is required to purchase this radio, nor to Monitor (listen) to the many Amateur (Ham) Radio frequencies. However, an FCC GMRS License is required to Transmit (Talk) on GMRS Frequencies in the USA. Please visit https://www.fcc.gov/general-mobile-radio-service-gmrs to learn more.
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Why choose UV-5X / UV-5G?
The Baofeng UV-5X (also named UV-5G) is a LEGAL GMRS handheld radio (FCC certificated). This radio extends all the functions from UV-5R but transmits only on the GMRS channels. It adds NOAA Weather Alert. The UV-5X offers GMRS performance as another addition to the familiar UV-5R series of radios. A true GMRS radio that will be a useful companion in your outdoor activities.
As a GMRS radio, UV-5X (also named UV-5G) requires a license from the FCC to operate. This license requires no testing, just fill in the application and pay the fee.
TIP! WHERE TO FIND REPEATER INFO
Repeater info can be found on the MYGMRS website (or its APP), it provides a decent list of repeaters.
Why choose GMRS over FRS?
GMRS repeater capable. The UV-5X (also named UV-5G) can take advantage of GMRS repeaters to get a more powerful, further-ranging signal. -- This is not an option with FRS radios.
GMRS radios allow Wide-band FM to provide a louder and clearer signal than the FRS radios restricted to Narrowband FM with a lower power rating.
The UV-5X (also named UV-5G) provides more selectable channels than FRS radios, more CTCSS and DCS tone options to reduce unwanted signals.
Compatible with all accessories of UV-5R series, such as a 3800mAh battery. Easy to find backup parts on market or from your previous radios.
Compatible with all brands of GMRS radios while offering shared access on some FRS channels.
Compatible with Baofeng's new six-way charger.
NOAA Weather Alert
UV-5X (also named UV-5G) can automatically scan 11 NOAA weather channels. 24/7 stand by and update severe weather, sending instant alerts and wake you up from sleep when the cell phone is turned off.
An ideal companion for road trips, hunting, backpacking, security guard, and other outdoor activities.
Pre-programed GMRS Frequencies List
Frequency Range: GMRS (RX & TX) | 136-174 & 400-520MHz(RX)
Memory Channel: 30 GMRS + 11 NoAA Weather Channels + 128 Scanner
Operation Voltage: DC 7.4 V ±10%
Battery Capacity: 1800mAh (Li-Ion)
Frequency Stability: ±2.5ppm
Operating Temperature: -20℃ to +50℃
Mode of Operation: Simplex
Antenna Impedance: 50ohm
RF Output Power ≤5W(GMRS)
FM Modulation 11K0F3E@12.5KHz
Adjacent Channel Power 60dB @ 12.5KHz
Transmission current ≤1500mA
Receive Sensitivity 0.25μV (12dB SINAD)
Adjacent Channel Selectivity ≥55dB@12.5KHz
Inter Modulation and Rejection ≥55dB@12.5KHz
Conducted Spurious Emission ≤-57dB@12.5KHz
Rated Audio Power Output 1W @16 ohms
Receive current ≤380mA
Rated Audio Distortion ≤5%
What's in the Box
2 x Baofeng UV-5X (also named UV-5G) GMRS Radio
2 x 7.4V 1800mAh Li-ion Battery
2 x Earphone Mic/Headset
2 x Desktop Charger
2 x Adapter
2 x Belt Clip
2 x Hand Strap
1 x User Manual
2 x SMA-M antenna
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