FAQ – Questions & AnswersCategory: GeneralHow to use Baofeng Uv 5R as walkie talkie?
Henry Davis asked 2 years ago
Can you use a Baofeng uv5r as a walkie-talkie?

4 Answers
Cruz Staff answered 2 years ago

There are a few things you need to do to use your Baofeng UV-5R as a walkie-talkie.

  1. First, you’ll need to program the frequencies into the two radios.
  2. Next, you’ll need to pair the two radios. To do this, turn both radios on and hold down the Function button (F) on one of the radios.
  3. Then, press the Menu button (M) on that same radio until it beeps. The display will show “PAIR”.
  4. Now, press and hold down the PTT button on the other radio until it beeps.

The display will show “PAIR” on both radios. They are now paired.

Antony answered 2 years ago

The Baofeng UV-5R is a handheld two-way radio that is very popular among ham radio enthusiasts.
Here are some tips on how to use the UV-5R as a walkie-talkie:

1. Choose the right channel. Walkie-talkies typically operate on one of two frequencies: UHF or VHF. If you are communicating with another person who also has a UV-5R, make sure that you are both on the same channel.

2. Choose the right mode. The Baofeng UV-5R has two modes: FM and NFM. FM is the most common mode, and it will work in most situations. NFM is a more advanced model that is typically used for longer-range communications. If you are not sure which model to use, start with FM and then switch to NFM if you are having difficulty communicating.

3. Adjust the squelch. The squelch is a setting on the UV-5R that helps to reduce background noise. If you are in an area with a lot of interference, you may need to turn up the squelch. Conversely, if you are in a quiet area, you may need to turn down the squelch.

4. Talk into the microphone. The UV-5R has a built-in microphone, so you do not need to use an external one. Just hold the radio close to your mouth and speak normally.

5. Listen through the earpiece. The UV-5R has an earpiece that you can use to listen to the person you are talking to. Alternatively, you can use the speakerphone feature if you need to share your conversation with others.

We also recommend watching the video about ыuper basic tutorial on how to use a Baofeng UV-5R radio.

Lewis Staff answered 2 years ago
One way is to use the repeater function. To do this, you will need to find a repeater frequency that is close to you and program it into your radio. You can then use the repeater function to communicate with other people who are using the same frequency.
Another way to use your Baofeng UV-5R as a walkie-talkie is to use the scanning function. This will allow you to scan through all of the channels and find one that has someone talking on it. You can then communicate with that person.
Finally, you can also use CTCSS or DCS tones to communicate with other people who are using the same tone. This is a great way to communicate with people who are close to you, as you will only hear the people who are using the same tone as you.

Jordan Staff answered 2 years ago
You need do the following:
First, you need to program your radio’s frequencies into it.
Second, you need to find someone else who has a walkie-talkie and program their frequencies into your radio as well.
Third, you need to make sure both radios are on the same channel.
Once you have done all of that, you should be able to start chatting with friends (or strangers) up to two miles away! Keep in mind that the distance between the two radios will affect how clear the transmission is. The clearer the transmission, the better the quality of audio you’ll hear on your end.