Win a Baofeng UV-5R is offering a free prize drawing!

With the help of our very generous sponsor,
Import Communications (formerly,
we’re giving away a
Baofeng UV-5R Dual-Band HT
+ a Free USB Programming Cable!

(144/440 MHz)
This is a nearly US$85 value.
Enter now to win!

All licensed hams in the U.S. and Canada are eligible to enter
Shipping to US and Canada included. Canadian winners responsible for any duties and taxes.

Ed, W4KMA, owner of Import Communications in New London, North Carolina
is offering this great prize to our readers in the U.S. and Canada

Frequency Range: 136-174 / 400-480MHz
Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq. Display, Dual-Standby

Output Power: 4/1 Watt

128 Channels
50 CTCSS and 104 CDCSS

Built-in VOX Function

1750Hz Burst Tone

FM Radio (65.0MHz-108.0MHz)

LED Flashlight

Large LCD Display

High/Low RF Power Switchable

25KHz/12.5KHz Switchable

Emergency Alert

Low Battery Alert

Battery Saver

Time-out Timer

Keypad Lock

Monitor Channel

Channel Step: 2.5/5/6.25/10/12.5/25KHz

Please share this post with your club members, Facebook friends, Twitter followers, or any other ham who might be interested. We don’t want anyone to miss it!


All licensed Amateur Radio Operators in the United States and Canada

How to Enter

It’s simple!
Leave a comment to this post.
(e-mail address will not be shared)

 Entry Duration

Only 1 week!

You may enter only once from
20 March 2012 19:30 UTC
27 March 2012 20:00 UTC

(multiple entries from the same entrant will be discarded)

Winner Announcement
27 March 2012

We will announce the winner on

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The winner will be announced within 24 hours.

All winner decisions made by staff are final.

The winner will be chosen at random (using from all valid comment entries to this post received by 27 March 2012 20:00 UTC. Entries received after will not be considered. The prize may not be transferred. The prize may not be exchanged for cash. Winner agrees to allow to use their name and callsign to announce them as the winner on our site, and to share their contact information with the sponsor for the purposes of shipping the prize. E-mail addresses of all other entrants will not be shared with any third party, including the sponsor. staff is ineligible to win. No purchase necessary to win. Odds of winning dependent on total number of entries received. Void where prohibited by law.

Matt Thomas, W1MST, is the managing editor of Contact him at [email protected].

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