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UV5R+ variant
Type VHF/UHF FM handheld transceiver
Manufacturer Baofeng
Battery Voltage 7.4V Li-ion
Battery Capacity 1800mAh

The UV-5R is a handheld FM transceiver.

Radio Capabilities

Transmit power

  • High power 4w
  • Low power 1w

Frequency Range

  • 65-108 MHz RX only
  • 136-174 Mhz TX/RX
  • 400-480 Mhz TX/RX


The UV-5R has a 7.4v 1800mAh Li-ion battery which forms part of the rear case of the radio. larger capacity batteries are also available which extend below the radio


  • Antenna connection - Male SMA connector
  • Headset connector - Kenwood headset connector (Show Pinout)
  • Charge connector - 3 rear contacts on the back of the battery (plus, minus and sense)