Introducing the Wouxun KG-UV899, Dual Band excitement, Mono Band pricing!
The KG-UV899 operates at 5W (4W UHF). It features over 100 programmable memory channels compatible with both simplex and repeater pairs. Standard repeater tones are also available (CTCSS / PL) and you can set the frequency shift for + or - to either than standard 600Hz / 5kHz or set your own, perfect for working satellites with an odd offset.
The KG-UV899 also has dual watch. With dual watch you can monitor a calling frequency while listening for activity on your favourite repeater. When the radio detects a signal it will allow you to hear the full transmission before going back to dual watch.
Don't let the low price fool you. The KG-UV899 is packed with all the features you would expect to find in a ham radio. Channel Name edit and display, Dual Standby, 76-108Mhz FM radio, DTMF encoding, low voltage warning, voice prompt.
The KG-UV899 is powered by 7.4v 1300mAh Li-Ion battery pack for reliable operation. Power saver mode helps increase efficiency and preserve battery life, great for when working public service events. High and capacity batteries are also available for when additional run time is required.
The Wouxun KG-UV-899 comes standard with a one year Wouxun Warranty, which is administered in Canada by Fleetwood Digital when you purchase from us. Other dealers will give you a 30 day return, and then after that your on your own. NOT AT FLEETWOOD! We look after you for the entire duration of the warranty period, ONE FULL YEAR.
Comparison Vs. other Low Cost Radios
Over the competition, the Wouxun KG-UV899 offers the following.
A full 5W of output power.
Constructed to IP55 for weather resistance
Exceptional build quality
More robust stock antenna
199 Memory Channels
RX: 136 - 174MHz / 400 - 470Mhz
TX: 144 - 148Mhz / 420 - 450Mhz
4W (UHF) / 5W (VHF)Transmit Power
Emergency Alarm/SOS Function
Busy Channel Lockout
CTCSS / DCS Tones
CTCSS / DCS Tone Scan
Backlit LCD Display
Power-On Display Message
Channel Name Edit and Display
Low Battery Alert
PC Programmable (Requires PCO-001 Cable)
IP55 Water Resistant (Rain)
DTMF Encoding and Decoding
25KHz / 12.5KHz Channel Spacing
Stun / Kill
One Year Canadian Warranty (Serviced in Canada, Not China)