What is the difference between Baofeng UV-5R and UV 5RA?

The Baofeng UV-5RA is a compact F.C.C. Part 90 hand held transceiver providing 4 watts in the frequency range of 136-174 MHz and 400-480 MHz. The UV-5RA is similar to the UV-5R, but has a more rounded chassis, different firmware, requires different programming software and does not accept the BL5L battery.

How do I program my Baofeng UV 5r5?

How to manually program the Baofeng UV-5R from the keypad

  1. Press [VFO/MR] and enter Frequency Mode.
  2. Press [A/B] and choose the A Side (upper display).
  3. Press [BAND] for the frequency band.
  4. Disable TDR (Dual Watch/Dual Standby).
  5. Enter the frequency.
  6. optional – Enter the transmit CTCSS/DCS code.

How far can a Baofeng UV-5R transmit?

So, in a real world in average terrain how far will the Baofeng UV-5R radios really transmit. With 5 watts of output power and a good antenna expect 20-30 miles. If you live in an area with lots of hills and trees, you can cut that figure almost in half without an external antenna.

What kind of Radio is the BaoFeng UV 5R?

Baofeng UV-5R Menu Baofeng UV-5R Menu Baofeng UV-5R Menu Amateur Handheld Transceivers UV-5R Menu Copyright 2012, Universal Radio, Inc.

What does squelch do on a uv-5r V2 +?

The following steps are based on the Baofeng UV-5R V2+ model, but should apply to any UV-5R series Baofeng model. In telecommunications, squelch is a circuit function that acts to suppress the audio (or video) output of a receiver in the absence of a sufficiently strong desired input signal.

How to squelch tail elimination on Baofeng uv-5r?

Turn menu item 35 (STE), 36 (RP-STE), 37 (RPT-RL), to off, these are for squelch tail elimination, which will be explained in a different article. 3: press [MENU] and use the up/down keys to set the value to off.