Top 10 Handheld Ham Radio – Portable FRS Two-Way Radios

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1. Icom


ICOM 2300H 05 144MHz Amateur Radio

Icom #ad - Proven durability -- tested to the latest mil-std-810 g specifications. Similar user interface retained from the ic-2200h. 144mhz amateur Radio. 207 alpha-numeric memory channels. Included components: Item And Manual. Stable 65W of output.
BrandIcom #ad
ManufacturerICOM #ad
Height8 Inches
Length10 Inches
Weight4.8 Pounds
Width5 Inches
Part Number2300H 05
Model2300H 05
Warranty1 Year Limited



Pofung UV-82 VHF UHF FM Transceiver Dual Band Two Way Radio

BAOFENG #ad - Channel monitor, channel step: 2. 5/5/6. 25/10/12. 5/25khz, battery saver, roger set, keypad lock, Low Battery Alert, Emergency Alert. A/b band independent operation, 128 groups channels storage, Shortcut menu operation mode. Vfo & memory channels scan, Emergency Alarm, Tri-color background light selectable. 0~9 grades vox selectable, fm radio 65-108MHz, ptt & ani id, 1750Hz Burst, Time-out Timer. Pofung is rebranding name of baofeng. The baofeng uv-82 has one built-in receiver but can "watch" two channels semi duplex.
BrandBAOFENG #ad
ManufacturerPofung #ad
Height11.26 Inches
Length2.36 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width2.05 Inches
Part NumberUV-82

3. Midland


142 Privacy Codes Single Pack Black, Midland, Up to 65 Mile Range Walkie Talkie, 8 Repeater Channels, MXT400, 40 Watt GMRS MicroMobile Two-Way Radio

Midland #ad - 2-way radio - the 40 watt micromobile walkie talkie is equipped with 15 High/Low Power GMRS channels and 8 Repeater Channels for increased communication range.

Keystroke tones provides audible tones with each key press for response or confirmation. Use silent operation to turn off all tones. Included in the box - mxt400 micromobile gmrs 2-way radio, mounting hardware, 12V power cord, quick start guide, microphone, flip-frame detachable mount, and owner’s manual.665-mile range - longer range communication in open areas with little or no obstruction. Keypad control - keypad lock prevents accidental activation of function/mode keys. 142 ctcss/dcs privacy codes - the MicroMobile has 142 privacy codes that gives you many channel options so unwanted transmissions are not heard.
BrandMidland #ad
ManufacturerMidland Radio Corporation #ad
Height1.75 Inches
Length7.5 Inches
Weight3.85 Pounds
Width10 Inches
Part NumberMXT400

4. Whistler


Whistler TRX-1 Handheld Digital Scanner Radio

Whistler #ad - If discriminator out. Reposition for best reception. The scanner does not function. Ensure that the scanner is equipped with fresh batteries. Loose or defective antenna. Tuning steps: 2. 5, 7.

5, 3. 125, 10, 6. 25, 8. 33, 5, 12. 5 ad 25 kHz. Dedicated skywarn/weather button. Easy updating via Internet. Weak signals from distant stations. Clock / Calendar. Ensure that proper modulation mode is selected for the type of system being monitored. If powering the scanner from external power, make certain that the USB power plug is fully inserted into the scanners USB jack.

Date and time stamp recorded audio files. Preloaded usa/canada microSD card included. Apco p25 digital phase i & ii. System requirements: only for use on windows operating Systems. Record up to 50 hours of audio on the 2 GB microSDr. If necessary, use the PC Application to change modulation mode. Dedicated skYWARN/Weather button. 2-way radio reception is line-of-sight.
BrandWhistler #ad
ManufacturerWhistler #ad
Height5.31 Inches
Length1.06 Inches
Weight0.46 Pounds
Width2.12 Inches
Part NumberTRX-1
Warranty1 year



BaoFeng UV-5R Plus Qualette Two way Radio Royal Blue

BAOFENG #ad - Recommend cable: radioddity pc001 FTDI programming cable work with latest Windows, macOS, Ubuntu systems. Easy to program some basic settings via keypad or connect with PC.

Support chirP and CPS. Fm radio; power output : 4 /1 watts; 50 CTCSS and 104 DCS. Lightweight and versatile, full HD color LED display, exquisite and clarity. Cool and perfect for outdoor operation, off-road trip, emergency rescue. Comes with metallic rugged shell, car racing, more durable than previous UV-5R and UV-5RA. Frequency range: 136-174/400-480 mhz. Classic uv-5r compact design, compatible with UV-5R 3800mAh extended batteries as well as other 5R series accessories.
BrandBAOFENG #ad
ManufacturerBaoFeng #ad
Height3.9 Inches
Length7 Inches
Weight1.2 Pounds
Width6.1 Inches
Part NumberUV-5R Plus Royal Blue
ModelUV-5R Plus Royal Blue

6. Kenwood


Kenwood TM-281A 144MHz FM Transceiver

Kenwood #ad - 200 memory channel, 6 alphanumeric characters offers 100 memory channels. Ctcss/dtcs enconder/decoder, Weather Alert/RX. Rugged compact contruction, High Power= 65 Wts, Alphanumeric LCD. Meets mil-std 810 c, d, e, f and g environmental standards for vibration and shock.
BrandKenwood #ad
ManufacturerKENWOOD #ad
Height1.69 Inches
Length6.34 Inches
Weight2.5 Pounds
Width6.71 Inches
Part NumberTM-281A

7. Uniden


Amateur Radio, Public Utilities, Uniden BC355N 800 MHz 300-Channel Base/Mobile Scanner, and More, Black, Close Call RF Capture, Weather, Ambulance, Pre-programmed Search “Action” Bands to Hear Police, Fire

Uniden #ad - 100 ch/sec Scan Speed max. So whenever you encounter a newly activated local frequency for any service category, you can add it to the bank for that category. Frequency range for aircraft band is AM mode 8. 33 step khz at 108. 0000, making it easier to read in low light conditions, along with AC adapter, a DC power cable and an automotive power outlet plug, 136.

9916lower and Upper. The bc355n comes complete with a backlit display, giving you more options for supplying power at home or in your car. The uniden bearcat bc355n mobile/base scanner is one of the most feature packed, user-friendly, Weather, Marine, entry level scanners available today. It can pick up analog receptions including 6 Service banks for monitoring Police, Fire, Air, Emergency Medical Services, and CB frequencies. This pre-programmed search makes it easier to find active frequencies and helps you stay on top of local happenings and emergencies in your area.

This gives you quick access to the frequencies you want to hear. You can save up to 300 frequencies that are scanned along with the preset frequencies. If you live in an area where trunking or digital radio systems are used, BCD536HP, BCD436HP, or HomePatrol-2. If you’re looking for an affordable way to jump into the world of scanners, you need to upgrade to a uniden digital model “D” stands for Digital, such as models bcd996p2, BCD325P2, the BC355N may be the right choice for you.
BrandUniden #ad
ManufacturerUniden #ad
Height8.26 Inches
Length9.25 Inches
Weight3.25 Pounds
Width2.68 Inches
Part NumberBC355N
Warranty1 year

8. HYS


VHF/UHF 2M/70CM Antenna HYS-771N BNC Handheld Radio Antenna for ICOM Radio V8 V80 V80E V82 V85 F3S HT-66

HYS #ad - Maximum power input-watts:20W;it can help your handheld Radio extend the talk distance. Dual frequency 144/430mhz;gain:2. 15dbi 144mhz, 2. 5dbi430MHz. Connector:BNC. Hys antennas are individually tested to insure proper compatibility with your Radio and Frequencies! HYS antennas are dependable, accurate, reliable and affordable. Compatible with v8 v80 v80e v82 v85 f3s and other suitable for BNC Handheld Radios.
BrandHYS #ad
Part NumberHYS-771N BNC
ModelHYS-771N BNC

9. Uniden


Black, External Speaker Jack, Uniden PRO505XL 40-Channel CB Radio. Pro-Series, Compact Design. Public Address PA Function. Instant Emergency Channel 9, Large Easy to Read Display.

Uniden #ad - Uniden’s professional series pro505xl is a compact and affordable full 40 channel CB radio featuring CB and Public Address functions with an easy-to-read large backlit LCD display. Included in the box: cb radio, mounting bracket, Mounting Hardware, 4 Pin Electret Microphone, User's Manual, Two-Year Warranty.

Monitor your transmit power and check the relative strength of incoming transmissions with the built-in Signal/RF Power Indicator, and use the public address function to be heard outside your vehicle with an optional external PA speaker. The pro505xl is ideal for cb users seeking an affordable radio with CB and Public Address functionality, Channel Up/Down Buttons, Instant Channel 9 Emergency Button, and S/RF Meter.

Built-in external speaker jack allows connecting to an optional external speaker. This compact durable radio is easy to use and will fit into virtually any vehicle with its compact size.
BrandUniden #ad
ManufacturerUniden #ad
Height2.31 Inches
Length12.88 Inches
Weight2 Pounds
Width6.03 Inches
Part NumberPRO505XL
WarrantyLimited One Year

10. VFAN


137-149, 10 Ft RG58 Cable, Magnet Base PL-259 Connector, 437-480 Mhz, Dualband Mobile Antenna 2m/70cm VHF/UHF Ham Radio

VFAN #ad - High performance: to get better performance, vswr: less 1. 4 145 mhz/ less 1. 2 455 mhz, 437-480 mhz, you can change the antenna positions on the top of car.

Omni-directional dual-band vhf & uhF 137-149, Gain 2dBi/ 3dBi. More durable: waterproof design, RG58 Heavy duty Cable, Stainless Steel Antenna, Antifreeze materials. Quality assured: one year Warranty, Just Replace New for you if quality problem. Include: x1 18 inches dual-band vhf & uhf antenna, x1 10 Ft RG58 Cable with PL-259 Connector and Magntic Base. Fix it on the car roof in a second. Fastly installation: 2. 95" strong rare Earth Magnet Base.
BrandVFAN #ad
ManufacturerAnshi Electronics Co.,Ltd #ad
Weight0.66 Pounds
Part Number8541725429