Top 10 Best Portable VHF Radios
for December 2021

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2PCS BaoFeng UV-82 UV82 5W Dual Band VHF/UHF Analog Portable Two-Way Radio Blue

2PCS BaoFeng UV-82 UV82 5W Dual Band VHF/UHF Analog Portable Two-Way Radio Blue

by BaoFeng
What We like

AUTO Keypad Lock, Dual Band, Dual Display and Dual Standby

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Product Features

  • Frequency Range: 65-108 MHz (Only commercial FM radio reception) VHF: 136-174 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 400-520 MHz(Rx/Tx)
  • FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV82 High / Low Power Settings (5W/1W) Programmable Amateur Radio
  • Customize Channel Names, the Boot Display and More by Using the PC03 FTDI Programming Cable

Customize channel names, the boot display and more by using the pc03 ftdi programming cable Frequency range: 65-108 mhz (only commercial fm radio reception) vhf: 136-174 mhz(rx/tx). uhf: 400-520 mhz(rx/tx) Fcc id: 2ajgm-uv82 high / low power settings (5w/1w) programmable amateur radio

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Kenwood ProTalk TK-2400V16P Model TK-2400 Compact 16-Channel VHF FM 2-Watt Portable 2-Way Radio with 27 Pre-Set Frequencies 151-159 MHz, Up To 6 Miles Range, Li-Ion Battery Included, Pack of 1

Kenwood ProTalk TK-2400V16P Model TK-2400 Compact 16-Channel VHF FM 2-Watt Portable 2-Way Radio with 27 Pre-Set Frequencies 151-159 MHz

Up To 6 Miles Range, Li-Ion Battery Included, Pack of 1

by KENWOOD
What We like

Wireless Cloning

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Product Features

  • KNB-45L Lithium-Ion Battery, KSC-35S 3-Hour Fast Charger, KBH-10 Spring Action Belt Clip, and Removable Antenna included
  • QT/DQT Encode/decode, voice scrambler
  • Lithium-Ion Battery offering up to 22 hrs of operation
  • Pack of 1 radio, 16 Channel VHF 2 Watt, 27 VHF pre-programmed banked frequencies

Pack of 1 radio, 16 channel vhf 2 watt, 27 vhf pre-programmed banked frequencies Qt/dqt encode/decode, voice scrambler Knb-45l lithium-ion battery, ksc-35s 3-hour fast charger, kbh-10 spring action belt clip, and removable antenna included Lithium-ion battery offering up to 22 hrs of operation

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2PCS BaoFeng UV-82 Dual Band (VHF/UHF) Analog Portable Two-Way Radio Camo Color

2PCS BaoFeng UV-82 Dual Band (VHF/UHF) Analog Portable Two-Way Radio Camo Color

by BaoFeng
What We like

AUTO Keypad Lock, Dual Band, Dual Display and Dual Standby

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Product Features

  • Customize Channel Names, the Boot Display and More by Using the PC03 FTDI Programming Cable
  • Frequency Range: 65-108 MHz (Only commercial FM radio reception) VHF: 136-174 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 400-520 MHz(Rx/Tx)
  • FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV82 High / Low Power Settings (5W/1W) Programmable Amateur Radio

Customize channel names, the boot display and more by using the pc03 ftdi programming cable Fcc id: 2ajgm-uv82 high / low power settings (5w/1w) programmable amateur radio Frequency range: 65-108 mhz (only commercial fm radio reception) vhf: 136-174 mhz(rx/tx). uhf: 400-520 mhz(rx/tx)

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Tosuny Digital VHF/UHF 125-525Mhz Watt Meter SWR Meter Portable Short Wave Standing Wave Meter Power Meter for CB Radio

Tosuny Digital VHF/UHF 125-525Mhz Watt Meter SWR Meter Portable Short Wave Standing Wave Meter Power Meter for CB Radio

by Tosuny
What We like

Control layout is convenient and easy to operate.

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Product Features

  • Powered by AAA battery / external USB port.
  • One-button forward power / reflected power / VSWR ratio.
  • LCD backlit display screen.
  • The maximum measurable power range is up to 120W.

The maximum measurable power range is up to 120w. Powered by aaa battery / external usb port. One-button forward power / reflected power / vswr ratio. Lcd backlit display screen.

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Retekess TR105 Air Band Radio Receiver Portable FM AM SW VHF Full Band Radio CB Receiver Digital Alarm Speaker with Extend Antenna LCD Display

Retekess TR105 Air Band Radio Receiver Portable FM AM SW VHF Full Band Radio CB Receiver Digital Alarm Speaker with Extend Antenna LCD Display

by retekess
What We like

Long working hours; built-in 700mAh rechargeable lithium battery and can be charged at any time through a DC5V cable; the charging effect is good and fast; it can be fully charged in 4-5 hours

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Product Features

  • Extremely compact; 5.1 x 3.3 x 1.8 inches and 6.2 ounces; the same size as a deck of playing card but it's lighter; lock key prevent accidental operation when put the radio in your pocket
  • High reception sensitivity; retractable 6 sections antenna and an 3 meters long external antenna; can strengthen the receiving ability and receiving effect of FM and SM
  • Well AIR reception; under good AIR band reception conditions it can receive aviation broadcast within tens of kilometers; and can even receive tower broadcast at a short distance
  • Wide reception band; in addition to receiving FM AM SW; TR105 can also receive CB city band; VHF civil band; AIR aviation band; VHF-N can receive coast; train; racing; weather channels; VHF-W can receive campus radio and TV sound; Each band can store 50 radio stations

Well air reception; under good air band reception conditions it can receive aviation broadcast within tens of kilometers; and can even receive tower broadcast at a short distance Wide reception band; in addition to receiving fm am sw; tr105 can also receive cb city band; vhf civil band; air aviation band; vhf-n can receive coast; train; racing; weather channels; vhf-w can receive campus radio and tv sound; each band can store 50 radio stations High reception sensitivity; retractable 6 sections antenna and an 3 meters long external antenna; can strengthen the receiving ability and receiving effect of fm and sm Extremely compact; 5.1 x 3.3 x 1.8 inches and 6.2 ounces; the same size as a deck of playing card but it's lighter; lock key prevent accidental operation when put the radio in your pocket

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2 Pack Baofeng UV-5R 5W 2M/70CM VHF UHF Ham Radio Portable Two Way Radio 136-174/400-520MHz Walkie Talkie with 2 Pack Speaker+1 Pack Programming Cable+2 Pack 771 Antenna

2 Pack Baofeng UV-5R 5W 2M/70CM VHF UHF Ham Radio Portable Two Way Radio 136-174/400-520MHz Walkie Talkie with 2 Pack Speaker+1 Pack Programming Cable+2 Pack 771 Antenna

by BAOFENG
What We like

Package Include: 2 X Portable radio, 2 X Baofeng Antenna, 2 X 771 Soft Antenna ,2 X 1800mAh Li-ion battery, 2 X Charger ,2 X Belt clip ,2 X The sling ,2 X Earpiece ,2 X User's manual,1 X Progarmming cable,2 X Speaker

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Product Features

  • The Baofeng UV-5R 5W is necessary for traveling, survival, hiking, cycling, work, camping, fishing, Emergency Alarm. it is Walkie talkie lover's favorite.
  • With Function VFO & Memory channels scan, 50 CTCSS/104 DCS, Dual display / Dual standby/ Auto Keypad Lock
  • In addition to the original Baofeng antenna, we also gave away a bend freely 2X771 soft antenna to increase the communication distance and make your conversation smoother.
  • VHF 136-174/UHF400-520Mhz dual band radio,FM radio 65-108 MHz(RX), it can compatible with many other two way radios : Baofeng UV-82/UV-B5/GT-3/BF-F8HP, etc.

With function vfo & memory channels scan, 50 ctcss/104 dcs, dual display / dual standby/ auto keypad lock In addition to the original BAOFENG antenna, we also gave away a bend freely 2x771 soft antenna to increase the communication distance and make your conversation smoother. The BAOFENG uv-5r 5w is necessary for traveling, survival, hiking, cycling, work, camping, fishing, emergency alarm. it is walkie talkie lover's favorite. Vhf 136-174/uhf400-520mhz dual band radio,fm radio 65-108 mhz(rx), it can compatible with many other two way radios : BAOFENG uv-82/uv-b5/gt-3/bf-f8hp, etc.

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BaoFeng UV-5R 8 Watt High Power VHF UHF Dual Band Two Way Radio Tri-Power 8/4/1W Portable Ham Radio with one More 1800mAh Battery,Speaker, Antenna, USB Program Cable and Earpiece

BaoFeng UV-5R 8 Watt High Power VHF UHF Dual Band Two Way Radio Tri-Power 8/4/1W Portable Ham Radio with one More 1800mAh Battery

Speaker, Antenna, USB Program Cable and Earpiece

by BAOFENG
What We like

This article is ideal for short-distance communication. It is simple, economical and practical.

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Product Features

  • High/ Mid/Low Power (8W/4W/1W),Dual band / dual display / dual standby,AUTO Keypad Lock.
  • 128 groups of storage channels,Broadband (Wide) 25khz / Narrowband (Narrow) 12.5khz Selectable.
  • Frequency Range: VHF: 136-174MHz (RX/TX), UHF: 400-520MHz (RX/TX), 65-108MHz (Only commercial FM radio reception)
  • With 1800mAh and 3800mAh Battery,Speaker, Antenna, USB Program Cable and Earpiece,Programmable PC software.

With 1800mah and 3800mah battery,speaker, antenna, usb program cable and earpiece,programmable pc software. High/ mid/low power (8w/4w/1w),dual band / dual display / dual standby,auto keypad lock. 128 groups of storage channels,broadband (wide) 25khz / narrowband (narrow) 12.5khz selectable. Frequency range: vhf: 136-174mhz (rx/tx), uhf: 400-520mhz (rx/tx), 65-108mhz (only commercial fm radio reception)

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Baofeng UV-5RE Two Way Radio Long Range Walkie Talkie UHF VHF Radio Dual-Band136-174/400-480 MHz 128Channels Upgrade Enhanced Metallic Version FM Amateur Portable Radio Transceiver Black

Baofeng UV-5RE Two Way Radio Long Range Walkie Talkie UHF VHF Radio Dual-Band136-174/400-480 MHz 128Channels Upgrade Enhanced Metallic Version FM Amateur Portable Radio Transceiver Black

by BaoFeng
What We like

Upgrade the frame material. Metallic, more durable and more fashionable

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Product Features

  • Emergency Alarm; Low Battery Alert; Battery Saver; LED Flashlight; Built-in key lock
  • Dual PTT keys; A/B band independent operation.
  • FM Radio (65. 0MHz-108. 0MHz). LED Flashlight. Large LCD Display
  • Frequency Range: VHF/UHF 136-174 / 400-479. 995 MHz, Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq. Display

Fm radio (65. 0mhz-108. 0mhz). led flashlight. large lcd display Frequency range: vhf/uhf 136-174 / 400-479. 995 mhz, dual-band display, dual freq. display Emergency alarm; low battery alert; battery saver; led flashlight; built-in key lock Dual ptt keys; a/b band independent operation.

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EXMAX EXD-737 Aviation FM/AM/SW/Band Shortwave Radio Receiver NOAA Weather Radios VHF Airband Portable Full Band Frequency Handheld Aircraft Radio Digital Alarm Speaker Gift for Parents - Gray

EXMAX EXD-737 Aviation FM/AM/SW/Band Shortwave Radio Receiver NOAA Weather Radios VHF Airband Portable Full Band Frequency Handheld Aircraft Radio Digital Alarm Speaker Gift for Parents

Gray

by EXMAX
What We like

Powerful Memory Chip:EXD-737 aviation radio can store 50 radio stations for FM/AM/CB/SW/VHF/AIR frequency band.So it could store up to 300 frequency channels if available.Simple operation design.3 different convenient Tuning Methods :Manual search/Automatic search /full automatic search and store radio,It could auto-search valid channels on each band and store it. Also you could manually tune your favorite frequency and save the channel.Open up a fresh new world with EXD-737 full band radio.

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Product Features

  • Full Band Hand Held Radio Receiver: EXD-737 wide band radio can receive various bands opening up a marvelous world of radio at home or on the go. It supports FM(87.5-108MHz)/AM(520-1720KHz)/SW short wave(2.3-30MHz)/ AIR aviation aircraft (118-138MHz) /CB city band(25-28MHz)/ VHF civil 30-223mHz(FM-N/FM/W) bands.VHF-N can receive coast/train/ racing/ weather channels; VHF-W can receive campus radio and TV sound;Supporting civilian VHF intercom band and US NOAA weather band frequency reception.
  • Good Sound Reception Quality & Best Gift:In an age of ever evolving electronics, radio broadcasts rock even today. Portable digital EXD-737 full band radio will take you back to younger years without compromising sound quality. With a built-in 40mm large speaker, the compact radio will give you loud voice, beautiful sound quality and accurate listening.Pick up a practical and special present for someone you care.Simple to use, yet elegant and classy, it's sure to fill their heart with joy.
  • Long Lasting Enjoyment:Enjoy radio the whole day. With built-in 3.7V 700mAh lithium rechargeable battery,EXD-737 digital full band radio could last for weeks.Coming with Micro USB charge cable,it can be fully charged in about 4-5 hours from DC 5V power supply/bank.Lock key prevents accidental operation when put it in your pocket or bag.An One inch easy-to-read segment-style LCD screen is backlit to see even across the room and for night operate. Alarm ringing sound/radio automatic power on.

full band hand held radio receiver: exd-737 wide band radio can receive various bands opening up a marvelous world of radio at home or on the go. it supports fm(87.5-108mhz)/am(520-1720khz)/sw short wave(2.3-30mhz)/ air aviation aircraft (118-138mhz) /cb city band(25-28mhz)/ vhf civil 30-223mhz(fm-n/fm/w) bands.vhf-n can receive coast/train/ racing/ weather channels; vhf-w can receive campus radio and tv sound;supporting civilian vhf intercom band and us noaa weather band frequency reception. long lasting enjoyment:enjoy radio the whole day. with built-in 3.7v 700mah lithium rechargeable battery,exd-737 digital full band radio could last for weeks.coming with micro usb charge cable,it can be fully charged in about 4-5 hours from dc 5v power supply/bank.lock key prevents accidental operation when put it in your pocket or bag.an one inch easy-to-read segment-style lcd screen is backlit to see even across the room and for night operate. alarm ringing sound/radio automatic power on. good sound reception quality & best gift:in an age of ever evolving electronics, radio broadcasts rock even today. portable digital exd-737 full band radio will take you back to younger years without compromising sound quality. with a built-in 40mm large speaker, the compact radio will give you loud voice, beautiful sound quality and accurate listening.pick up a practical and special present for someone you care.simple to use, yet elegant and classy, it's sure to fill their heart with joy.

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Baofeng UV-82 High Power Tri-Power 8/4/1-Watt Dual Band VHF 136-174MHz/UHF 400-520MHz Portable FRS Radio Two-Way Radio

Baofeng UV-82 High Power Tri-Power 8/4/1-Watt Dual Band VHF 136-174MHz/UHF 400-520MHz Portable FRS Radio Two-Way Radio

by Baofeng
What We like

3. Helpful BaoFeng Guides and Programming Tips at Miklor and Chirp Site, easily program from keypad or PC

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Product Features

  • 4. Functions: 128 channel, Emergency Alarm, Wide/Narrow Band, BCL, TOT, VOX, PTT, ANI ID
  • 5. Package Includes: UV-82 8W radio, 1800mAh Battery, Earpiece, Antenna, Charger, Adapter
  • 1. New Upgrade Version of Baofeng UV-82 , Tri-power Handheld Two Way Radio, High Power 8/4/1-Watt
  • 2. Frequency Range: 65-108MHz (Only commercial FM radio reception) VHF: 136-174 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 400-520 MHz(Rx/Tx)

1. new upgrade version of Baofeng uv-82 , tri-power handheld two way radio, high power 8/4/1-watt 2. frequency range: 65-108mhz (only commercial fm radio reception) vhf: 136-174 mhz(rx/tx). uhf: 400-520 mhz(rx/tx) 4. functions: 128 channel, emergency alarm, wide/narrow band, bcl, tot, vox, ptt, ani id 5. package includes: uv-82 8w radio, 1800mah battery, earpiece, antenna, charger, adapter

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