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This is a cost-effective ham radio for users on a tighter budget or new hobbyists. It is a dual display, dual band and dual band radio with a frequency range of between 136 and 174 MHz and also between 400 and 470 MHZ. the Baofeng UV-3R has FM radio capabilities, an emergency alert, and a 10-hour battery life on average.
The device is convenient to have in locations such as a glove box, and is available in various different colors such as red, yellow and camouflage patterns.
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