What band is the BaoFeng UV-5R?

What band is the BaoFeng UV-5R?

The BaoFeng UV-5R is a compact hand held transceiver providing 4 watts in the frequency range of 136-174 MHz and 400-480MHz (520MHz later versions). It is a compact, economical HT that includes a special VHF receive band from 65 – 108 MHz which includes the regular FM broadcast band.

What is TDR on BaoFeng?

TDR-AB. Side for transmit after receiving a signal when TDR is on. 9. TOT. Limit transmission time to xx seconds.

Can I use the Baofeng UV-5R as a police scanner?

No, Baofeng radios are not police scanners.

What frequencies can I use on my BaoFeng radio?

Multi-Use Radio / MURS Emergency Frequencies

  • 151.820 – Unofficial MURS calling frequency.
  • 151.880 – Recommended repeater frequency.
  • 151.940 – Emergency channel often used by preppers.
  • 154.570 – Older business/commercial frequency, still in use today.
  • 154.600 – Older business/commercial frequency, still in use today.

What is the difference between CTCSS and DCS?

CTCSS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System) uses continuous tones below 300 Hz whereas DCS (Digital-Coded System) uses digital data or encoded-words which are very unique and all encoded words can be used on the same channel without interference.

Can Baofeng pick up police?

Keep in mind that some Police and Fire departments have/are moving to encrypted (trunked) digital radio. As far as I am aware you can not use this Baofeng radio to pick up on the chatter on trunked frequencies. For that, you will have to either buy a police radio scanner or use an SDR.

Do police use Baofeng?

If the Baofeng is… anything, it’s a HAM radio, not a police scanner. Sorry Bargain Buyers, this is not a scanner, unless you wish on a far away star real REAL hard. Most scanners can be HAM radios, but most of the time, it’s not the other way around.

What does the band button do?

Tracks search Press BAND button, it will activate TRACK SEARCH mode . The LCD will display TRK 0/00/000(deside on the total number of tracks in the SD card or USB stick) and flash the 0 on the biggest digit position. Then rotate VOL knob to select a number on the flashing digit position from 0 ~ 9.

What is difference between NBFM & WBFM?

When spectrum efficiency is important, Narrowband FM (NBFM) is used but when better signal quality is required, Wideband FM (WBFM) is used at the expense of greater spectrum usage. The term WBFM is used in applications where the modulation index is equal to or larger than 1.

What bands does the uv-5r cover?

BaoFeng UV-5R covers the following bands: 1 2 Meter 2 70 cm 3 Marine VHF 4 NOAA Weather Band 5 Public service Frequencies 6 FM radio 7 FRS (Family Radio Service) 8 GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) 9 MURS (Multi-Use Radio Service) [/su_list]

What is the frequency range of the uv-5r?

The UV-5R has a 26 MHz reference oscillator. Reference oscillator harmonics can be heard on 156.0, 416.0, 442.0, 468.0 and 494.0 MHz. CTCTSS transmit and receive tone frequencies can be set via the numeric keypad to any frequency from 60.0 to 259.9 Hz in 0.1 Hz increments.

What does the BaoFeng uv-5r FM radio do?

This BaoFeng model also includes the FM radio, which you can switch on through this button. It comes in handy in finding critical information in case of emergencies. Additionally, you can also use the Call button to set the alarm. 3. V/M The V/M switch on UV-5R enables you to shift between frequencies and the channels that you have set.

How do I program my uv-5r transceiver?

You can program your UV-5R transceiver manually or using a programming cable and readily available programming software. How To Enter A Frequency in BaoFeng UV-5R?