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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Satisfied

    posted by Johanguner on 12/03/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Good price first of all, good batteries, small and easy to handle at home or in the woods hunting. Said 8km range (think so), but in town over tall buildings and hills is worked PERFECTLY for about 2,5km. Should easily work 6-7 km in the woods or on a field.
    Cons:
    The seller sent the item very fast but the delivery time was really long to my country. Should have been an instruction manual ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Fantastic little radio, I am ordering more

    posted by areyoushaw on 12/15/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    PC-Programmable - huge pro as it is otherwise useless. I used cable '665778' to program it, along with supplied software for Kenwood KPG 87-D. Audible channel selector Flashlight
    Cons:
    The aerial is threaded totally different to its socket, it does not screw in at all. I have used wire glue to resolve this problem
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap programmable Walkietalke

    posted by widde on 10/07/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Cheap, well built. Easy to use and programmable, ok freq range. 440-480 MHz. I used SKU 66578 "USB Programming Cable for Kenwood/WouXun/PuXing/QuanSheng Walkie Talkie" together with Kenwood KPG87D software to program it. To make it legal in my cou...
    Cons:
    Antenna is not optimal, hard plastic not flexible. Not the same as in picture. AC adapter didn't come with Euro plug adapter. B...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Not too bad

    posted by chemist95 on 06/17/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Radio looks professional Not bad power output at all for the price (however it isn't 5W) CAN be programmed with kenwood software and cable so you can put the frequencies of various things like security guards, taxis, cops etc (but don't transmit!!!!) Can be...
    Cons:
    It isn't 5W. That is spurious. I found that on many other sites it is advertised as 3W. Whilst I'm not certain which is correct...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Good for short range

    posted by johnf888 on 04/03/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Build quality is good. Battery life seems pretty good. Compact size. Inbuilt torch.
    Cons:
    Range is only about 1km in city areas. Power isn't 5 Watts. Other sites say 3 Watts. I suspect this radio has a number of fun...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Yuet Wah Tong HYT-F3

    posted by coyoterojo on 03/23/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Easy to use and small size, good value for money, good quality of manufacture. Good audio and very good mic gain, the battery lasts a very acceptable time.
    Cons:
    Regular coverage in the open field a little better, recommended for hotels, restaurants ect. The antenna is smaller than the p...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    HYT-F3

    posted by galp30 on 01/25/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    easy to use, small size, large 1800 mAh battery, good workmanship and materials, powerful flashlight, clearly hear a voice sensitive microphone, strong battery clip, battery lasts a long time during the talks.
    Cons:
    weak coverage: in a built up area 3 km, in the open 8 km, the antenna is less than in the pictures, other than in the pictures ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    UHF AND VHF

    posted by jesuina on 10/28/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Novice (still getting used to it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    RADIO WITH A GOOD FAIR PRICE, VERY STRONG, AND AT THE SAME TIME VERY LIGHT AND EASY TO CARRY;
    Cons:
    The GOT THE INFORMATION YOU WISH TO RUN IN VHF BUSY THAT GOES FOR 136MHZ to 174MHz.
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