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BaoFeng Tech BF-F8HP Ham Radio

BaoFeng Tech BF-F8HP Ham Radio

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Features:

  • Communicate During a Crisis: You’ll need to be able to communicate with loved ones and get information during a crisis, but cell phone reception could be too unreliable. A ham radio offers a reliable alternative method of communication. (*FCC regulations state you must have a valid Amateur Licence to operate this radio legally. Passing a test is required to obtain a license. See this site for more info http://www.arrl.org/getting-licensed)
  • FM Radio: You can also use this ham radio to listen to FM radio for a bit of entertainment and to de-stress while you're out in the field.
  • Legal for Amateur Frequencies: This radio is compliant with FCC regulations, so it is completely legal to use.
  • Track Two Channels at Once: You can listen to two channels at once to get as much information as possible. 
  • Hands-Free Use: The "Voice Operated Transmit" feature on this ham radio takes voice commands with the included mic and earpiece.
  • Customizable: You can change the color of the LCD screen.
  • Adjustable Power Levels: Adjustable power levels help you conserve power when you need it or operate at full capacity if you want performance.
Includes:
  • Radio Body
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • V-85 Antenna
  • Desk Charger (With Wall-Wart)
  • Earpiece
  • Mic
  • Belt Clip
  • Wrist Strap
  • User Manual 

Portable Ham Radio Helps Preppers Communicate

Ham radios are trusted by preppers across the country because they let them communicate and relay life-saving information. This Ham radio from BaoFeng lets you tap into that critical information network. It can access all the channels that ham radio enthusiasts use and can even monitor two channels at once, so you won’t miss important news. Plus, it's compliant with FCC regulations.*

Specs:
  • Frequency Ranges: 136 - 174MHz, 400 - 520MHz, 68-108MHz (FM Broadcast)
  • Channel Capacity: 128
  • Channel Spacing: 25KHz (wide band)12.5KHz (narrow band)
  • Sensitivity: ≤0.25μV (wide band) ≤0.35μV (narrow band)
  • Battery Capacity: 2100 mAh
  • Output Power: 8W / 5W / 1W Adjustable

Free USA Shipping

Orders over $75 ship FREE to Continental United States (excluding Hawaii, Alaska and other territories).

Free Returns

Changes your mind? Free return postage within 14 days from the date delivered.

6 Months “Any Reason” Refund Guarantee

Abuse it, break it, or just change your mind? No problem, you have a full 6 month refund guarantee.

3 Year Product Warranty

If product stops working or breaks due to manufacturing defect, just let us know and we’ll replace it.

Food, Water & PPE

Sorry, we are not able to accept returns on food, water and PPE products after they have processed and shipped from our warehouses.

More Questions?

More information can be found on Shipping Policy and the Return Policy.

average rating 4.5 out of 5
Based on 63 reviews
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Reviewed by Ghazi Z., from United States
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35 - 44
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  • Great Value
  • Easy to Use
  • Great for Emergencies
Rated 5 out of 5
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An Amateur Prepper

Truthfully I havn't acutlly used it yet, it's one of those "Better to have it and not need it than need it and not have". I mean heck I don't even know how to use it but it's still gives me peace of mind so it's all good.

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Thanks for the review, Ghazi!

Reviewed by Tereso P., from United States
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Rated 3 out of 5
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Ham radio

The instructions are not detailed yet bough to understand.

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Thanks for the review, Tereso.

Reviewed by holley j., from United States
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  • Highly Durable
  • Great for Emergencies
Rated 4 out of 5
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Radio

I just bought for emergancies for road trips me and my wife take. Haven't had a chance to use. It does look like it is well made. Manual is confusing but I will get it.

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Thanks for the review, Holley!

Reviewed by Paul B., from United States
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great fun!

This is the most for your money!

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Survival Frog

Thanks for the review, Paul!

Glad to hear you're liking the Baofeng!

Reviewed by Shaun W., from United States
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  • Great for Emergencies
  • Great Value
Rated 4 out of 5
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Service is always good at Survival Frog, it’s something that is by now expected by me. Not every place is.

The BaoFeng ham radio was one of the highly rated ones on a couple of electronics review sites, and Survival Frog had a pretty good price on it during a sale, so I grabbed one. Most of the time it’s a good arrangement for me.

Radio came quick, sooner than expected and packed well.

After a few days I opened it and looked through it all, and everything mentioned in the ads was sent, including a VERY detailed instruction booklet. After browsing through it, and looking at the charger and battery I decided I need to get my PHD in electronics before using it (kidding, kidding!). I WILL have to study it more to work out using it effectively.

The radio has good controls, they feel like quality is built in, if just a little bit on the “compact” side, the smaller buttons need care to hit properly, but they are responsive.

I expect to get good use out of it once I get past the learning curve, and am glad Survival Frog had it in their inventory of products. If I spend my hard earned dollars I prefer to do it where it supports nice people to deal with.

If there were anything besides the smallish button issue to complain about, it would be that it’s unfortunate that it didn’t come with a charging option that doesn’t tie you to a wall outlet. Something like this ought to be supplied/equipped with either a rechargeable battery option using solar or usb, or 12-volt, or another way to have it function without plugging into 110/120 ac.

I can go to BaoFeng to get additional ways, but it might…

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Survival Frog

Thanks for the review, Shaun!

You are the most thorough reviewer we have for sure and I'm sure you've helped so many folks make their purchases here. Thank you so much!