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New Radio – Baofeng BF-18L

New Radio – Baofeng BF-18L

New Radio - Baofeng BF-18LSadly its happened, another brand new Baofeng has landed on my desk, this time something new and relatively interesting from team Baofeng. The BF-18L which is more than just another 2m 70cms handy from China. The BF-18L has twin PTT just like...

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Egzumer What Is It and How Do I Get It?

Egzumer What Is It and How Do I Get It?

Egzumer What Is It and How Do I Get It?EGZUMER is a replacement firmware that you can get for free, details can be found on the internet, its for users who already own a Quangsheng UK-K5 variant. The actual hardware on this radio is simple to modify and allows the...

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Three New Contacts Tonight with Italian Stations

Three New Contacts Tonight with Italian Stations

It was a delight, be it hard work to get three new contacts into the new log book for tonight, I was working handheld using my trusty yet clunky 'HF QRP SDR Transceiver' and Monoband whip antenna for 14mhz.     The three stations included.    ...

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Quangsheng UV-K5 Keypad Issues

Quangsheng UV-K5 Keypad Issues

The Quangsheng UV-K5 Hello everyone,  my UV-K5 keypad has started to develop a fault, when the keys to the left of the keypad are pressed the buttons do not respond the way they usually would. Keys are 1 4 and 7. It takes a lot more of a harder press to engage the...

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The Baofeng AR 152

The Baofeng AR 152

Having purchased this radio myself, using my own money the review I am about to write is based upon my own findings. So the wait is on, this big radio is coming straight from China to me here in Devon, Im not sure why but for some reason I was expecting a much bigger...

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