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UPGRADE YOUR BAOFENG UV-5R FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Posted by Bill Dick on

SKIP THE ARTICLE AND VIEW THE ANTENNAS HERE :) The use of ham radio, or VHF radio amongst novice users is at an all time high, thanks in part to the Baofeng UV-5R. As the novice radio hobbyist learns fast, it’s very clear that radios cannot work at their full potential without the use of a good antenna. And since the antennas are responsible for the reception of signals, and transmissions across distances either long or short, a lot of work has to go into making the antenna up to par. One thing that gets asked a lot, “Where can...

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