UV-5R Essentials Kit


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Volume Knob Friction Ring Upgrade ($2.00)
Waterproof Cheat Sheet Set ($19.00)
USB-C Rechargeable 1300mAh Battery ($24.99)
Exoskeleton ($26.00)
Kenwood Plug Saddle ($9.00)
Speakermic ($29.00)
Wearable BNC Antenna ($69.00)
BNC Stubby Antenna ($39.00)
Magnetic BNC Antenna Base ($39.00)
12V Cigarette Lighter Adapter ($19.00)
Roll Up Slim Jim Antenna ($49.00)
USB Programming Cable ($25.00)
APRS Cable for Rattlegram or APRSdroid ($25.00)
USB-C to 3.5mm Adapter (for APRS Cable) ($9.00)
Lightning to 3.5mm Adapter (for APRS Cable) ($9.00)

Product Details

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:
Baofeng UV-5R Radio Transceiver – Note: exact model varies based on availability. UV-5R Plus is pictured.
Factory AccessoriesIncludes Original Battery, AC Charging Dock, Earpiece, Lanyard etc.
User Manual in EnglishHelpful reference that is often missing from radios purchased through 3rd party sellers.
Super Elastic Signal Stick Antenna with BNC AdapterExtend your range, modularity, and ruggedness.
BL-5L 3800MAh Extended Battery Extend your runtime plus USB charging.
USB Charging CableDitch the bulky charging cradle and recharge your radio anywhere you can find USB.
FREE Custom ProgrammingYour radio arrives ready to use with standard frequencies and repeaters based on your location. Put any special requests in your order notes.
Printed Programming Memory Guide Refer to a physical printout of the essential information for each memory programmed into the radio. 

For a superior comms solution, consider our (better) FT-60 Essentials Kit or (best) VX-6R Essentials Kit

Please allow up to 4 to 6 weeks for assembly and programming.

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