Brand Name: BAOFENG
Battery Capacity(mAh): 1800mAh
Waterproof / Water-Resistant: IP45
Walkie Talkie Type: Portable
Maximum Range: 1.5km-3km
Output Power(w): 10w-25w
Model Number: UV5R-8W
Frequency Range: VHF: 136-174 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 400-520 MHz(Rx/Tx)
Storage Channel: Up to 128 channels
Walkie talkie quantity: 1pc (not a pair)
Type: Two Way Radio
This link is Ture 8 watts version,
Some seller afford 5watts version ,and declare it as 8watts version,you can judge it.
The UV-5R 8W is the most powerful BaoFeng capable of transmitting 8 watts! Low/Medium/High three section TX power1W/4W/8W adjustable.
Durable Wear Resistant,Sensitive and durable
Environmental protection PC
Dual-band handheld transceiver with display function
Commercial FM radio receiver (65MHz-108MHz)
Built-in LED flashlight
Built-in RX CTCSS/DCS scan
Function beep on the keyboard
Dual Watch/dual Reception
Battery saving function
Programmable by PC
Built-in key lock
1 x Portable UV5R Radio
1 x Antenna
1 x Li-ion battery pack
1 x LI-ion charger
*You only need a licence to transmit not to monitor. You also do not need a licence if used for an emergency.
great to have in your backpack when out in the bush. With use of repeaters and echolink range can be extended across the country.
check out Baofeng on youtube. and
Baofeng UV-5R ham radio, talking from Atlanta to Seattle. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhr7i-4jbMI)
This is a great way to get into amateur radio and HAM radio.