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Baofeng handheld radio recommendation? 
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Post Baofeng handheld radio recommendation?
Which radio do you guys recommend? Looking to use it for a 2nd radio and hiking. There are a bunch of different versions. Who's got one and why?


Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:14 pm
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Post Re: Baofeng handheld radio recommendation?
I have the cheapest one on Amazon, because it was the cheapest one on Amazon.


Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:54 pm
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Thanks Dan! You're always a great source for info. Lol


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Post Re: Baofeng handheld radio recommendation?
Remember, you get what you pay for. I bought a couple of the UV-5R radios, just to have spares. They are cheap. If you buy the programming cable, use Chirp to program and modify them, they are worth the money. For what we want on the trail, they are perfect. Seem loud, fairly sensitive and well built. Again, cheap and disposable if necessary.

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