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Old 08-21-2018
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Default Re: Inexpensive Hand-Held HAM Radio
I know that this thread is old, but is the Baofeng UV-5R+ still the goto cheapie, or is there another one that is better in a similar price range?
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Default Re: Inexpensive Hand-Held HAM Radio
the BF-F8HP with a higher wattage setting and some other models have come out since then at similar prices to what the UV-5R+ originally was, or you can just get a 5R with all the accessories for about that price too...

my 5R died a while back and since it's not my main radio i just replaced it with another one instead of upgrading.
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