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How to Connect HAM Radio to a Repeater

  The Baofeng UV-5R has limited frequency range. By connecting to a repeater is more than doubles your range giving you the ability to speak with other people in different areas. This video will show you how to connect HAM radio to a repeater. Smart Prepper Gear is a channel dedicated to helping your prepare the smart way now so ...

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Baofeng UV-5R Programming

  Programming the Baofeng UV-5R manually is actually really easy. Now you could program your channels by using a software called Chirp that you can find at http://bit.ly/1KVPTDU. In this video we will be programming manually. You will need 2 things: 1. Baofeng UV-5R (Amazon) 2. Frequencies that you can find at www.radioreference.com Clear All Current Channels: 1. Press menu ...

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6 Strategic Reasons Preppers Should Have HAM Radios

  When I grew up cell phones were a newer thing that only the wealthy could really afford.  The rest of us used home phones and pay phones when were out an about.  If there was an emergency while we were on the road we would have to stop at the nearest pay phone to make a call. This wasn’t always ...

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Baofeng UV-5R Review

Baofeng UV 5R

  Having a form of communication during a disaster can determine life or death.  There are stories of people who were in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina that were saved from the floods because they were able to communicate with a HAM license operator.  It’s not easy to jump directly into the amateur radio world especially with all the radios ...

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How to Use the Baofeng UV-5R

How to Use the Baofeng UV 5R

  Learning how to use the Baofeng UV-5R can be sort of frustrating you are just getting started.  Baofeng doesn’t provide a whole lot of information with their instruction manual.  This video is just going over the buttons and what they do.  There will be a follow up video discussing how to program the Baofeng UV-5R and another one about ...

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