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TYT TH-UV88 Dual Band VHF / UHF Amateur Ham Radio



  • $59.99 CAD
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The TYT TH-UV88 Dual Band VHF / UHF Amateur Ham Radio was built for people like you in mind. Go ahead it's only $59.99 CAD, and we promise not to tell the XYL :)

Watch out Baofeng, TYT has a 5R killer! TYT is known for making a robust radio, that uses quality materials and workmanship. Now you can get a FM dual bander with all the features and compatibility of the UV-5R & UV-82, but with a modern LCD, stronger audio, and a more durable case. The TYT TH-UV88 is priced to compete with the entry level, but offers exceptional value, a true 5W of output power, and almost double the memory. Be careful when you pick one up, you won't want to put it down!

Set the frequency offset, direction, and CTCSS tone and work through the many Amateur Ham Radio repeaters in your community, or direct radio to radio via Simplex. All the modern features of a great starter radio at a price your wallet will welcome. With the traditional "Japanese" style antenna connector you have the flexibility of upgrading the antenna from a wide selection of antennas that will fit without the use of adapters.

Packed with a standard dual band rubber duck antenna, a Lithium Ion battery pack, and North America 110V desktop charger, this radio is complete right out of the box. Programming is a breeze with the included quick start guide, written by Fleetwood Digital, and numerous accessories are available to complete your purchase and be ready for your adventures.

Amateur Frequency:

  • VHF: 144-148MHz (2M)
  • UHF: 430-450MHz (70CM)

Commercial Frequency: (Optional - $65 Upgrade)

  • VHF: 138.025 - 173.975
  • UHF: 406.125 - 429.975
  • UHF: 450.025 - 469.975

Please note this radio ships by default set with Amateur Ham Radio band limits. 144-148MHz / 430-450MHz.

ISED Certified - (IC: 10337A-ADB5) under RSS-119 for use on commercial land mobile frequencies such as the RR and LADD channels (Logging Roads, Back Country, Western Canada highways). Please contact us prior to purchase if you require the radio for those channels. A $65 programming and setup fee will apply. Please note in this configuration the VFO is locked and the radio operates in Channelized (memory) mode.


Amateur Features:

  • 200 Memory Channels
  • 2M VHF 
  • 70CM UHF
  • Simplex or Repeater Work Modes
  • CTCSS/DCS Repeater Tones
  • 5W RF Output Power (4W UHF)
  • User Selectable Repeater Offset & Direction
  • 1400MAh Li-ion Rechargeable Battery
  • 110V Desktop Charger
  • VOX
  • LED Status Light
  • Dot Matrix LCD Display
  • Backlit DTMF Keypad
  • Hi / Low Power Selectable
  • Battery Saver
  • Programmable Multifunction Keys
  • PC Programmable (Optional Software and Cable Required)
  • Keypad Lock (All / PTT)
  • K Plug Speaker / Mic Jack
  • One Year Manufacturer Warranty



  • Channel: 128
  • Operating Voltage: 7.4VDC
  • Operating Temperature (Radio Body): -10 -> +50 C
  • Weight (Radio Body): 106g
  • Dimensions (Ex Antenna): 116 x 53 x 36mm


  • Frequency: 144-148MHz / 430-450MHz
  • Sensitivity: <0.2 uV
  • Occupied Bandwidth: <16KHz
  • Audio Power: >500mW
  • Audio Distortion: <10%
  • Frequency Stability: 5ppm
  • Current Draw: 60mA -> 250mA
  • Audio Response (300-3400Hz): +7~-12.5dB


  • Frequency: 144-148MHz / 430-450MHz
  • RF Power: 5W (4W UHF)
  • Modulation: FM
  • Spurious Power: <=15dB
  • Modulation Noise: <-40dB
  • Modulation Distortion: <5%
  • Frequency Stability: 5ppm
  • Maximum Frequency Deviation: <+/- 5KHz
  • Current Draw: <1600mAh
  • Audio Response (300-3400Hz): +6.5~-14dB
  • Adjacent Channel Power: <65dB 


Box Contents:

  • TH-UV88 Radio (144-148MHz / 430-450MHz)
  • Dual Band Antenna
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Desktop Charger
  • Belt Clip
  • Instructions 






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