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Scan a range of frequencies with your UV-5X3

One of the cool things that you can do with your BTECH UV-5X3 Triband Radio is easily scan a range of frequencies. Now, with the UV-5X3, you don't have to scan an entire band, but instead program the radio to scan only a portion of a band. This saves a lot of time, as you don't have to scan frequencies that you're not interested in. For example, I wanted see what NOAA weather stations that I could receive where I...


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Which Two-Way Radio Service is Right for You?

Choosing the right two-way radio can be confusing. You can’t just buy a pair of radios and start talking on them. Most two-way radio services require licensing of some sort, and radios designed to be used in those radio services must be certified by the FCC. The most popular two-way radio services are: Private Land Mobile Radio Service (PLMRS) General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) Multi-Use Radio Service (MURS) Amateur Radio Service (ARS) Private Land Mobile Radio Services(PLMRS) The Private Land Mobile...


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DTMF REMOTE COMMANDS ON THE UV-5X3

(REQUIRES CHIRP SOFTWARE & A PROGRAMMING CABLE) INTRODUCTION: BRIEF DTMF COMMANDS EXPLANATION Any Radio with DTMF Ability can be used to send Remote Commands to a UV-5X3. For illustration purposes, and as an introduction to the function, we will explain this feature by using 2 UV-5X3s. The UV-5X3 is capable to listening for Over-the-Air (OTA) DTMF tones and responding with a variety of remote commands. BASIC DESCRIPTIONS: REMOTE COMMANDS Inspection Code: When this command is received the radio will respond with its ANI (Automatic Number...


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BTECH-2Tone-converted

1,First write the above needed 2Tone parameters into your radio. To enable your 2Tone settings - set the above RED mark parameters in Optional functions. Upload back to the radio – To transmit press the “CALL” key, and your 2 tone has been sent, the status indicator light will flicker when the receiver receives 2 tone signals. When the transmitting radio sends a 2Tone signal call, the receiver’s (Radio for RX) squelch will be opened. After 15 seconds (The...


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CROSS BAND REPEATER WITH 2 BTECH MOBILES

WHAT’S NEEDED: RJ-45 CABLE (Diagram on Page 4) 2 BTECH MOBILES The frequencies used in this guide are for illustrative purposes only. It is the responsibility of the user to program frequencies that he(she) has been granted the authority to use. This Illustration Example Uses: 136.025MHz to 465.025MHz – PL (CTCSS) 74.4Hz 1: First set the parameters on the two mobiles. On the first mobile select the lower display (with the A/B Button). Set the frequency to 465.025MHz (or your own UHF frequency) On the other...


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BTECH Mobiles Launched with X-Series Update

ARLINGTON, SOUTH DAKOTA - SATURDAY, 18 MARCH 2017 The BTECH Mobiles Have Been Treated to a Full Redesign and Upgrade BaoFeng Tech announced today the launch of three new mobile radios. The BTECH UV-50X2 (https://baofengtech.com/uv-50x2), the BTECH UV-25X4 (https://baofengtech.com/uv-25X4), and the BTECH UV-25X2 (https://baofengtech.com/uv-25x2).   Our Most Colorful Change The X-Series Update introduces a full color LCD display. Each element in the display can be configured independently. Whether you primarily operate from a dark vehicle or in a brightly lit ham shack; you can configure the display to...


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BTECH UV-5X3 Handheld Tribander Released

ARLINGTON, SOUTH DAKOTA - FRIDAY, 19 AUGUST 2016 An Affordable Tribander HT Available Today! BaoFeng Tech announced today the release of the BTECH UV-5X3 (https://baofengtech.com/uv-5x3). The UV-5X3 is more than just a "UV-5R with a third-band added"; the UV-5X3 is a full overhaul to the world's favorite amateur radio - the BaoFeng UV-5R. Our Most Customizable Handheld Radio First and foremost, the UV-5X3 was built by adding filtering and support for the 220MHz Amateur band. The original UV-5R was a 4-watt dual-band radio;...


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BTECH UV-50X3 Mobile Tribander Released

ARLINGTON, SOUTH DAKOTA - WEDNESDAY, 13 JULY 2016 A Full Duplex 50 Watt Tri-Band Radio from BTECH is Released BaoFeng Tech announced today the release of the BTECH UV-50X3 (https://baofengtech.com/uv-50x3), the first available full duplex, tri-band radio with an extended receiver range. The UV-50X3 combines some of the most requested features into one complete radio making it the perfect radio for both base and mobile users alike. The UV-50X3 was subjected to some of the harshest environments during its evolution - including sub-zero temperatures...


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BTECH UV-2501+220 Released

ARLINGTON, SOUTH DAKOTA - MONDAY, 8 FEBRUARY 2016 The First Tri-Band Amateur Radio from BTECH is Released BaoFeng Tech announced today the North American release of the BTECH UV-2501+220 (https://baofengtech.com/uv-2501+220). Our first tri-band radio (2M, 1.25M, 70cm) combines the best in power, portability, and usability – all in a small, mini-mobile form factor. There was a huge void for users, in that; an affordable tri-band amateur radio has never been available. BTECH took the initiative to engineer that very radio for which amateurs had...


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What was with the Confusing ‘Pofung’ Hype?

ARLINGTON, SOUTH DAKOTA - WEDNESDAY, 7 OCTOBER 2015 What happened to ‘Pofung’? Back in 2014 there was a huge bombshell from BaoFeng: all future radios, that were exported out of China, were going to be branded as ‘Pofung’. But 2014 has come and gone; and we are almost through 2015… but yet the majority of the BaoFeng radios are still branded as BaoFeng. To get a clear understanding, we will go back to the central reason of the sudden name change: “Greed and...


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