The UV-5R is a popular low cost comms solution for beginners and experts alike. What many folks miss are the numerous replacements and add-ons that are required to get the most out of the radio. Programming the radio can also be a huge barrier as it requires special cables and software or hours pushing buttons on the keypad. We’ve done all the legwork for you and built a turn-key kit that solves these problems. This system provides the solution for utilizing your radio as an everyday carry radio with increased range and USB charging capability.
The UV-5R Essentials Kit includes:
- Super Elastic Signal Stick Antenna with BNC Adapter – Extend your range, modularity, and ruggedness.
- BL-5L 3800MAh Extended Battery – Extend your runtime plus USB charging.
- USB Charging Cable – Ditch the bulky charging cradle and recharge your radio anywhere you can find USB.
- FREE Custom Programming – Send us your radio and we will return it to you ready to use with standard frequencies and repeaters based on your location.
- Radio is not included. We will provide mailing instructions to you by email when your order is received.