Originally from http://baofeng.ca/baofeng-radio/
First of all, uv-5r model has an excellent price for such high quality product and It’s FM receiver works better than any of the Sony’s radios in the same niche. BaoFeng radios are famous for being small in size which makes them comfortable to use, and this model is not an exception.
- The simple and logical controllers help you tune in to any frequency in the range of 136-174 Mhz (VHF) and 400-480 Mhz (UHF)
- While it has its own removable antenna it has been proved to work perfectly with Nagoya NA-771 antenna.
- Default battery’s capacity is 1800 mA which allows the radio to work for up to 12 hours, and, of course, you could always get a bigger battery if needed.