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Gear: Ham Radios

Created By: matt.montana on 8/7/2017 3:19:00 PM


Baofeng UV5r2 - $32.99 - https://www.amazon.com/Baofeng-Warranty-Dual-Band-Radio-Improved/dp/B00HX03AMA/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1502143872&sr=8-3-fkmr1&keywords=baofeng+uv5r2

Extended battery for it - $16.99 - https://www.amazon.com/Baofeng-3800mAh-Li-ion-Extended-Battery/dp/B071CGQNCN/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1502143872&sr=8-2&keywords=baofeng+uv5r2

Whip Antenna for it - $16.99 - https://www.amazon.com/Authentic-NA-771-15-6-Inch-SMA-Female-BaoFeng/dp/B00KC4PWQQ/ref=pd_bxgy_107_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00KC4PWQQ&pd_rd_r=37HA9HMQK5AF5X5Q0QWS&pd_rd_w=Md9aj&pd_rd_wg=hOHD8&psc=1&refRID=37HA9HMQK5AF5X5Q0QWS

Pros: Cheap
Cons: Not waterproof, capped at 4watts


Baofeng GT-3tp - $56.99 - https://www.amazon.com/GT-3TP-Mark-III-Tri-Power-Transceiver-Upgraded/dp/B014J5RJ7I/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1502144216&sr=1-2&keywords=gt-3tp


Whip Antenna for it - $16.99 - https://www.amazon.com/Authentic-NA-771-15-6-Inch-SMA-Female-BaoFeng/dp/B00KC4PWQQ/ref=pd_bxgy_107_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00KC4PWQQ&pd_rd_r=37HA9HMQK5AF5X5Q0QWS&pd_rd_w=Md9aj&pd_rd_wg=hOHD8&psc=1&refRID=37HA9HMQK5AF5X5Q0QWS


Pros: Cheap, waterproof, 8 watt
Cons: Still a cheap radio, but better than nothing and better than a UV series. The one specifically linked comes with an extended battery.

More Info: http://www.toptenreviews.com/electronics/home-entertainment/best-ham-radios/