I have just found a wonderful example of “Chinglish” on the base of the desk charger for a Baofeng UV-5R.

Let me know if you find any better ones!

Julian Moss, G4ILO, is a regular contributor to and writes from Cumbria, England. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “Chinglish!”

  • Don N4KC:

    So I had to flip over the charger for my Wouxun and it says, “Only use in this model. High voltage, don’t dismantle for layman.”

    Cute, but I think you still have that one beat with yours, Julian.


    Don N4KC
    (A blog about rapid technological change and
    its effect on society, media and ham radio)

  • Karl, N7DMA:

    Six months or so ago I purchased a Tecsun PL-600 portable SW rx. The manual was entirely in chinese!

    Thanks to the interwebs, I was able to obtain a manual in english, which was proof read and in pretty good engrish!



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