Buy The Best Dual Band Ham Radios In 2022

Finding the best dual band ham radios is not easy when you have many dual band ham radios from which to choose. You may wonder what it takes to find the best one for your needs, which is exactly what I will discuss in this article.

With recent advances in materials and technologies, dual band ham radios can make your job a lot safer, freeing users from struggling for outlets, and being a lifesaver.

You can choose the best dual band ham radios if you already know what you are looking for. This article contains all the necessary information about the top-rated dual band ham radios. ​We can help you buy the right product. Most people make mistakes when choosing the dual band ham radios. Check out some more of our favorites below, and read some valuable insight from experienced editors.

List of Best dual band ham radios: Comparison

 

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1 Ham Radio Handheld (UV-5R 8W) Dual Band 2-Way Radio with 2 Rechargeable 2100mAh Battery Handheld Walkie Talkies Complete Set with Earpiece and Programming Cable (3rd Gen)

Ham Radio Handheld (UV-5R 8W) Dual Band 2-Way Radio with 2 Rechargeable 2100mAh Battery Handheld...

2 BaoFeng UV-82 8W High Power Ham Radio Dual Band Portable Two Way Radio with AR-771 Antenna etc Full Kits

BaoFeng UV-82 8W High Power Ham Radio Dual Band Portable Two Way Radio with AR-771 Antenna etc Full...

3 Retevis RT73 Dual Band DMR Mobile Radios, Digital Mobile Transceiver with GPS APRS, 4000CH 200000 Contacts 2 Time Slot 2 Way Radio, Mini Mobile Car Radios with Microphone for Off-Road (1 Pack)

Retevis RT73 Dual Band DMR Mobile Radios, Digital Mobile Transceiver with GPS APRS, 4000CH 200000...

4 QYT KT-980PLUS 50 Watt Dual Band Four Display Car Mobile Radio VHF/UHF 144-148/420-450MHz Quad-Standby Mobile Radio Amateur (Ham) Two Way Radio with Free Programming Cable

QYT KT-980PLUS 50 Watt Dual Band Four Display Car Mobile Radio VHF/UHF 144-148/420-450MHz...

5 BAOFENG GT-5R Dual Band Two Way Radio 144-148/420-450MHz, FCC Compliant Version of Baofeng UV-5R, Ham Radio Handheld for Adults, Support Chirp

BAOFENG GT-5R Dual Band Two Way Radio 144-148/420-450MHz, FCC Compliant Version of Baofeng UV-5R,...

6 Ham Radio Walkie Talkie (UV-5R) UHF VHF Dual Band 2-Way Radio with Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Handheld Walkie Talkies Complete Set with Earpiece and Programming Cable (2 Pack)

Ham Radio Walkie Talkie (UV-5R) UHF VHF Dual Band 2-Way Radio with Rechargeable Li-ion Battery...

7 BaoFeng UV-5R Ham Radio BaoFeng Radio with Extra 1800mAh Battery and TIDRADIO 771 Antenna Dual Band Ham Radio Handheld Includes Full Kit BaoFeng Walkie Talkie

BaoFeng UV-5R Ham Radio BaoFeng Radio with Extra 1800mAh Battery and TIDRADIO 771 Antenna Dual Band...

8 Baofeng Ham Radio UV-5R 8 Watt Walkies Talkies Dual Band Two Way Radios with one More 1800mAh Battery one Hand Mic one Acoustic Tube Surveillance Earphone one Cable and one High Gain Antenna

Baofeng Ham Radio UV-5R 8 Watt Walkies Talkies Dual Band Two Way Radios with one More 1800mAh...

9 BaoFeng (UV-5R Pro) Ham Radio Handheld Walkie Talkies UHF VHF Dual Band 2-Way Radio Full Kit with an Extra 3800mAh Battery, Earpiece and Programming Cable (1 Pack)

BaoFeng (UV-5R Pro) Ham Radio Handheld Walkie Talkies UHF VHF Dual Band 2-Way Radio Full Kit with an...

10 BTECH Mobile UV-50X2 50 Watt Dual Band Base, Mobile Radio: VHF, UHF Amateur (Ham)

BTECH Mobile UV-50X2 50 Watt Dual Band Base, Mobile Radio: VHF, UHF Amateur (Ham)

10 Best dual band ham radios in 2022

SaleBestseller No. 1

Ham Radio Handheld (UV-5R 8W) Dual Band 2-Way Radio with 2 Rechargeable 2100mAh Battery Handheld Walkie Talkies Complete Set with Earpiece and Programming Cable (3rd Gen)

  • Wide Compatibility: The Greaval UV5R Dual-band ham radio covers the most commonly used frequency range, compatible with many other radios such as the BF-F8HP/UV 82HP, etc. Bit-Trading is authorized by Baofeng officially through Amazon's Brand Registry. The Greaval UV5R is made by Baofeng on behalf of our trademark and compatible with other UV-5R models.
  • Power Source: Rechargeable 2100 mAh Li-ion Battery, Supports 12-20 Hours continual use, one more extra battery supports non-stop communication, car charger adapter also included.
  • Dual-band standby, Enables you to monitor and transmit on two channels at the same time. 128 channel memory, fully in compliance with the FCC part 15B and part 90 regulations, you may need to apply for a radio license to use this device.
  • Power Output: High /Medium /Low Power Switchable, Programmable Radio Supports Keyboard or PC programming (for Outdoor /Home /Workplace use, etc.)
  • Complete Set: Package contains a full set of accessories, no more worry about looking for compatible accessories. Best choice for your business. We provide 30-day hassle-free return, 18-month warranty, hardware and tech-support provided.
SaleBestseller No. 2

BaoFeng UV-82 8W High Power Ham Radio Dual Band Portable Two Way Radio with AR-771 Antenna etc Full Kits

  • ★【Power Source】Original 1800mAh Li-ion Battery+ 1× Power Adapter, Support 24 hours continual communication.
  • ★【Baofeng UV-82 Radio Full House】Equipped with 1×Original 1800mAh Li-ion Battery,1× Power Adapter,1x ABBREE 771 Antenna,1 × Earpiece,1x Antenna,1 × Belt Clip,1 × Hand Strap,1 × ABBREE Sling Etc;One package solves all your needs!
  • ★【Power Output】High / Med / Low Power Settings ; display function menu on the display "LCD". Function Busy Channel Lock "BCLO".This model has been FCC certified, FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV82.Note: In order to meet the FCC requirements, Baofeng will upgrade the UV-82 series of walkie-talkies, and the radio will not have FM radio function.
  • ★【After-sales service】 ABBREE is the authorized Baofeng Distributor, we also provide our own 7-day hassle-free return, 3-month warranty
  • ★【Strong Signal, Wide Receive Range】In addition to the original ABBREE 771 antenna,can increase the communication distance and make your conversation smoother.
Bestseller No. 3

Retevis RT73 Dual Band DMR Mobile Radios, Digital Mobile Transceiver with GPS APRS, 4000CH 200000 Contacts 2 Time Slot 2 Way Radio, Mini Mobile Car Radios with Microphone for Off-Road (1 Pack)

  • Single calls and group calls; allow you to call freely without restrictions; 20000 call groups can meet the needs of calls between you and different partners
  • Dual time slot; allows for 2 talk paths one a frequency when you are under direct mode
  • Dual band mobile car radio; different channels can be switched and selected according to needs in different urban and rural areas
  • Digital transceiver with GPS; built-in GPS convenient to get your real time location and can be used for APRS
  • Mini size mobile transceiver; compact design; 121.5x65.5x42.5mm suitable to install in the car
Bestseller No. 4

QYT KT-980PLUS 50 Watt Dual Band Four Display Car Mobile Radio VHF/UHF 144-148/420-450MHz Quad-Standby Mobile Radio Amateur (Ham) Two Way Radio with Free Programming Cable

  • [ Mobile Radio Size ] Solid & Compact Unit, Functional, Programmable & Reliable, Durable Base Station. Size: 5.51(W) x 1.69(H) x 6.77(D) inch, Weight: about 2.27lb(main radio).Operating Voltage: 13.8V DC.
  • [ FCC Certified Amateur Radio ] Frequency Range: Tx: VHF: 144-148MHz / UHF: 420-450MHz, Rx: VHF: 136-174MHz / UHF: 400-480MHz. ( FCC ID: 2AV62KT-980PLUS )
  • [ COST-EFFECTIVE ] Large LCD Display Design, With different back light colors. Dual Band Four Display, Quad-Standby, External speaker PTT, Cooling fan and program jack. Real cost-effective mobile Transceiver.
  • [ KIT INCLUDES] Mobile Transceiver, Microphone With DTMF Keypad, 6.23 ft DC Power Cable, Mounting Bracket(Fuse and Screws included), Programming Cable, Programming CD and User Guide.
  • [ FUNCTIONAL FEATURES ] FM Radio Function, PTT-ID, DTMF, Patrol / Monitor, Remote Stun, Remote Activate, Remote Kill. High or Low Power Setting, Wide or Narrow Selective. Output Power: 50 Watt max.
Bestseller No. 5

BAOFENG GT-5R Dual Band Two Way Radio 144-148/420-450MHz, FCC Compliant Version of Baofeng UV-5R, Ham Radio Handheld for Adults, Support Chirp

  • ✅[Wide Capability] Compatible with most Baofeng UV-5R accessories. Support manually program via keyboard, or program via PC. Besides, downloading CHIRP as it made life a bit easier for programming.
  • ✅[Basic Function] Comes with all the features of the classic model: VOX / MONI / SCAN /etc. A great emergency communication scanner HT. You can talk to friends and family over a large area (much better going through repeaters). With the handheld ham radio, you can enjoy the band talk under the premise of all legal compliance.
  • ✅[Entry Level Choice] Good for HAM beginners. Baofeng GT-5R transmits only on 144-148MHz 420-450MHz with compliant spurious emission. With the legal version of ham radio handheld, no worry about goofing with authorities.
  • ✅[What's the Difference] Compared with the classic version, GT-5R is a 100% legal version of Baofeng UV-5R. It comes with the compliant transmit range and spurious emission and complies with FCC Equipment Rule Part15B and Part90. FCC ID: ①ZP5BF-5 RA(TX) ②2AJGM-UV5 R (RX).
  • ✅[100% Legal Version] Baofeng GT-5R passes the FCC Equipment test (standard: FCC 47 CFR Part 2 and 90). Comes with compliant Spurious Emission at Antenna Terminal Spurious. Kindly check the test report from a third-party testing agency (download the "Certificate of compliance.pdf").
Bestseller No. 6

Ham Radio Walkie Talkie (UV-5R) UHF VHF Dual Band 2-Way Radio with Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Handheld Walkie Talkies Complete Set with Earpiece and Programming Cable (2 Pack)

  • Power Source: Rechargeable 2100 mAh Li-ion Battery, Supports 12-20 Hours continual use, car charger adapter included. The package has 1 radio with 2 batteries along with accessories.
  • Wide Compatibility: The Greaval UV5R 8-W Dual band ham radio covers most commonly used frequency range, makes it compatible with many other radios such as the BF-F8HP/UV 82HP, etc.
  • Complete Set: Package contains a full set of accessories, no more worry about looking for compatible accessories. Best choice for your business. 30-day hassle-free return, 18-month warranty, hardware and tech-support provided.
  • Frequency Range: VHF: 150-174 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 400-480 MHz(Rx/Tx), 128 channel memory, fully in compliance with the FCC part 15B and part 90 regulations, you may need to apply for a radio license to use this device.
  • RF Power Output: High /Medium /Low Power Switchable, Programmable professional ham Radio Supports Keyboard or PC programming (for Outdoor /Home /Workplace use, etc.)
SaleBestseller No. 7

BaoFeng UV-5R Ham Radio BaoFeng Radio with Extra 1800mAh Battery and TIDRADIO 771 Antenna Dual Band Ham Radio Handheld Includes Full Kit BaoFeng Walkie Talkie

  • ✔️According to FCC rules, baofeng uv-5r has passed part 15B and part 97 tests; FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV5R; Transmit frequency range: VHF 144-148MHz and UHF 420-450MHz; Receive frequency range: VHF 136-174 MHz and UHF 400-480 MHz.
  • ✔️[Wide Compatibility]: BaoFeng uv-5r ham radio covers most commonly used frequency range, makes it compatible with many other ham radio handheld such as the baofeng bf-f8hp and baofeng uv-82 series.
  • ✔️[Practical Functions]: BaoFeng uv5r radio is a beginner-friendly radio which has multiple functions and is easy to learn and operate. Functions: Dual-band display, Dual Freq. Display, Dual Watch, VOX, Busy Channel Lock-Out, Scan, Monitor, Voice Prompt, Built-in LED Flashlight, Emergency Alarm.
  • ✔️BaoFeng UV-5R is authorized by BaoFeng company; VITAHUI shop is an authorized US BaoFeng distributor.
  • ✔️[Classic BaoFeng UV-5R Bundle]: All you need is in one box! This great value set included 2pcs 1800mAh Batteries(One for use, One for backup), Longer Antenna(TD-771 High Gain Antenna that perform 30% better), extra Speaker Mic(Loud and clear sound quality) and Programming Cable(for you to customize your radio). Suitable for new users who want to get their first ham radio.
Bestseller No. 8

Baofeng Ham Radio UV-5R 8 Watt Walkies Talkies Dual Band Two Way Radios with one More 1800mAh Battery one Hand Mic one Acoustic Tube Surveillance Earphone one Cable and one High Gain Antenna

  • 128 Channels 50 CTCSS and 104 CDCSS. A/B band independent operation.
  • Frequency Range: VHF 144MHz / UHF 430MHz. High/ Mid/Low Power (8W/4W/1W).
  • Tri-color background light selectable. 0-9 grades VOX selectable. Large LCD Display.
  • FCC ID: 2AJGM-UV5RPRO. This product has been tested and complies with the FCC Rules.
  • Dual band / dual display / dual standby. AUTO Keypad Lock.
SaleBestseller No. 9

BaoFeng (UV-5R Pro) Ham Radio Handheld Walkie Talkies UHF VHF Dual Band 2-Way Radio Full Kit with an Extra 3800mAh Battery, Earpiece and Programming Cable (1 Pack)

  • 【Wide Compatibility】Baofeng UV5R Pro Dual Band Ham Two Way Radio covers the most commonly used frequency range, makes it compatible with many other radios such as the BF-F8HP/UV 82HP, etc.
  • 【Two Ways Radio Rechargeable】Rechargeable Li-ion Battery packs (Original 1800mAh + Extra 3800 mAh), Supports 17~24 Hours continual use, the extra battery has 3800 mAh capacity to support non-stop communication
  • 【Frequency Range】VHF: 150-174 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 400-480 MHz(Rx/Tx), 128 channel memory, in compliance with the FCC part 15B and part 90 regulations.
  • Bit Trading is the authorized BaoFeng US Distributor, all Baofeng ham radio walkie talkies we sell qualify Baofeng's warranty, we also provide our own 30-day hassle-free return, 18-month warranty on the main unit, and 12-month on the parts as well as 6-month free replacement on the battery pack.
  • 【Stronger Power Output】High /Medium /Low Power Switchable, Programmable 2-way Radio Supports Keyboard or PC programming (for Outdoor /Home /Workplace, etc.).
Bestseller No. 10

BTECH Mobile UV-50X2 50 Watt Dual Band Base, Mobile Radio: VHF, UHF Amateur (Ham)

  • Recommended Accessories: Pair UV-50X2 with the Nagoya UT-72 Magnetic Mount Antenna for easy installation. The PC04 FTDI Cable is recommended for easy computer programming
  • High / Low Power Settings (50W/10W); Frequency Range: VHF: 144-148 MHz(Rx/Tx). UHF: 420-450 MHz(Rx/Tx); Broad (Wide) / Narrowband (Narrow) Selectable
  • The UV-50X2 operates as multiple radios in one, with either 144 MHz or 430 MHz as the "Main" TX/RX band, while simultaneously watching up to 3 other frequencies or channels; and, if you like, you can configure your UV-50X2 for simultaneous VHF-VHF or UHF-UHF operation, too!
  • Kit Includes: BTECH UV-50X2, Speaker Mic, DC Cable, Radio & Mic Brackets, Mounting Hardware, and User Guide
  • What Makes the UV-50X2 Unique? -- Dual Synchronize Display Mode, Mic Audio Gain Settings, In depth user's guide, Auto Power Off Function, Channel Mode Editing Settings, Auto Scan, Scanning Resume, and Variable Frequency Scanning, Quad Watch Delay Time, Randomization Privacy Mode - Builds upon previous generation UV-5001

Things to consider when buying the best dual band ham radios?

This post will discuss how to think before buying the best dual band ham radios. To start, it is essential to know your needs and what type of product you are looking for. The next step would be to research different products that fit those criteria. Lastly, it is a good idea to go through reviews from other people’s experiences with the same or similar products and find out if the company offers a warranty for their products. In addition, we will provide you with some additional information.

1. Research

The best way to know what you need is to research the best dual band ham radios before buying it. Knowing what you are getting into will help make your purchase decision more straightforward and more informed. Knowing that there are many different products like brands, sizes, materials, and prices can be overwhelming for someone unfamiliar with these details.

 

It would seem like a good idea to buy the cheapest thing available at the store, but this may not always be in your best interest if you want something durable or long-lasting. Doing research before committing is essential so that you don’t waste an entire paycheck on something that doesn’t last very long or has pieces missing right out of the box! The internet is full of reviews from other consumers about the best dual band ham radios.

2. Know what you need

Many people will buy a product without knowing what they need, leading to frustration and disappointment. It is why it’s essential to understand your needs before you start shopping around. Asking yourself these three questions should help you find the perfect product! What do I need? How much am I willing to spend? What features are most important? Keep in mind that not all products have every feature available, so make sure you understand what is missing from your desired product choice before purchasing it.

3. Buy the best dual band ham radios for your needs

Have you ever found yourself asking, “What should I buy?” It is a question that many people ask themselves regularly. You may wonder if it’s worth your time to research the products there. The answer is YES! It would be wise for you to spend some time exploring what product will work best for you. There are so many options when purchasing the best scientific calculator these days, and sometimes it can feel overwhelming trying to figure out which one will work best for me.

We all have unique preferences and budgets, but this does not mean we cannot find something perfect without breaking the bank in the process. The best way to find the best dual band ham radios for your needs is by doing research. Before buying anything, figure out what you need and compare different products against those specific needs. It will help you make an informed decision about which product is right for you.

4. Read reviews

Finding the best dual band ham radios that does what it claims is not always easy. The best dual band ham radios comes with reviews to help you decide if it is worth your time and money. Checks can be found on blogs, social media sites, or in product descriptions. It is essential to read them before buying so that you know what others think of the product. Many people are unsure what to buy, but there is a solution! Read reviews on the different the best dual band ham radios before buying them.

This way, you can see how the product has worked for other customers who have tried it. Plus, it’s always wise to read customer reviews because they’re honest and will give you an idea if the product is worth your money or not. It’s important to make the most of this precious time by creating content that will help people understand your products and services.

5. Don’t buy a cheap or popular product

It’s easy to get caught up in a new trend, but consider these facts before you buy the best dual band ham radios just because it’s popular or the cheapest on the market. Manufacturers will reduce their costs by cutting corners and using cheaper materials to lower prices while claiming they’re providing high-quality products.

It may seem like an innocent purchase at first. Still, when you find out later that your health has been compromised due to low-quality ingredients and poor manufacturing practices, then all you’ll want to do is spend more money on the best dual band ham radios.

6. Consider how often you will use the product

Do you ever find yourself wondering if the product is worth it? Considering how often you will use the product when buying, the best outcome would be best. We will help guide your decision-making process by providing an overview of what to look for in a quality product and tips on saving money and time. The first step is understanding your lifestyle to better understand which products are right for you.

Next, consider your budget so that you’re not spending more than necessary on features or materials that don’t serve any purpose in your daily life. Finally, consider what type of environment this new purchase will be living in some items might need a lot of space while others might need a specific temperature.

7. Check the warranty policy

If you’re looking for the best dual band ham radios, there are many factors to consider before purchasing. One of these is the warranty policy which can help ensure that your money is well spent and that you get what you paid for. A good warranty will have a long-term guarantee on their product if something goes wrong. They will replace or repair it free of charge. The more time left on the warranty, the better because they stand behind their products and believe in them enough to offer a good amount of protection from potential future problems.

So when considering which product to buy, check out their warranty policy as well! The warranty is the only way to ensure you are not stuck with a broken product that doesn’t work. Knowing what is covered, how long it lasts, and any limitations on who can make claims is important.

The best dual band ham radios: What you need to know

There are many things to consider before buying the best dual band ham radios. In the article below, we will learn three basic points to consider before buying the best dual band ham radios: place, price, and benefits to be enjoyed when buying. Where you buy your best dual band ham radios is an important consideration as this can affect the price of the item. If you buy from a store that has multiple locations across your country, they may offer discounts to customers who live in those areas.

Online shopping is also an option that can help reduce prices as there is no tax on goods sold through sites like Amazon. However, if the product has a problem and you need to return the best dual band ham radios, shipping costs can be high. The benefits enjoyed when purchasing may include a warranty policy, a return policy.

1. Which places should you choose to shop?

Where should you shop? It is the most common question when you are about to make a purchase. Most people will have different answers. Some people like to go to malls. Others prefer to avoid crowds and dislike noisy shopping malls. They prefer a smaller store with less traffic.

Besides, some people choose to buy online through electronic sales channels such as Amazon. Different places have different advantages when it comes to shopping – it’s up to you, which one suits your desires best.

2. How is the price of the best dual band ham radios affected?

The price of the best dual band ham radios can depend on many different factors. The higher the quality of the product, the more expensive it will be because you are paying for the best features and quality it offers.

Besides, if you buy low-quality goods, the price will usually be cheaper to give you the difference in quality.

3. What are the benefits to be enjoyed when buying?

The benefits of purchase are not limited to monetary value. There are many other benefits that you can enjoy when buying the best dual band ham radios. From the convenience of shopping online, it saves time because you don’t have to go to the place and drive around to find parking.

Besides, you can also easily buy your favorite products with many brands, diverse models, and suitable sizes to choose from for all your needs.

4. What is the warranty policy if the best dual band ham radios has a problem?

If you have a problem with your the best dual band ham radios when you buy it and you need to file a warranty claim with the manufacturer. However, the most important thing is to know clearly what the warranty policy covers.

And how long is the warranty period? A good example is that some products are warranted for up to a year, but others are only warranted for 30 days after purchase. In addition, you should also know what documents or photos you will need as proof in case you want the manufacturer to refund your money.

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