UKSN Alpha Baofeng UV-5R Dual Band UHF/VHF Two Way FM Ham Radio


The UKSN Alpha (UV-5R) is UKSN's original radio of choice and is now in its second iteration. Its feature rich and easy to use. Perfect for use at events, general communications or for emergency's.

Each radio is individually programmed* and tested by hand here in the UK by our very own technicians. The radios are robust, high quality and feature packed. They even have the ability to monitor 2 channels. The radios come as standard with a built in FM radio, Alarm , Led beacon and an extensive list of accessories. 


Please ensure you supply your SN1 number. Orders with missing or incorrect membership numbers may result in a delay to your order and result in a non programmed radio being dispatched 

  • Specification & Contents

    *Frequency Range: 136-174 / 400-520MHz
    *Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq. Display, Dual-Standby
    *Output Power: 4 /1Watts
    *128 Channels
    50 CTCSS and 104 CDCSS
    *Built-in VOX Function
    *1750Hz Brust Tone
    *FM Radio (65.0MHz-108.0MHz)
    *LED Flashlight
    *Large LCD Display
    *Hight /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


    • 1 x UV-5R Two-Way Radio (VHF136-174MHz / UHF 400-520MHz)
    • 1 x 7.4V 1800mAh Li-ion Battery Pack
    • 1 x Antenna
    • 1 x Belt Clip
    • 1 x Headset
    • 1 x ENG Manual
    • 1 x Desktop USB Charger
  • Important Information

    • Retail packaging is not included 
    • No mains plug included - USB rechargeable 
    • If not using the legal UKSN frequencies please ensure you have your own personal licence and the channels are legal to use in your particular country. UKSN frequencies are only available to paid or allocated members. 
    • The radio might be branded alternatively but you can rest assured, baofeng has manufactured it. 
    • Bought to order. Radios are not always held in stock.

      Preinstalled channels:

      • 3 standard UKSN channels (including a family channel)
      • 9 main UKSN licenced frequency's 
      • 36 UKSN toned channels which remove interference and cross talk 
      • Raynet (Radio Amateurs Emergency Network) - Monitoring only
      • SHTF frequency list - Monitoring only
      • FRS - Monitoring only
      • GMRS - Monitoring only
      • MURS - Monitoring only
      • ISS - International Space Station  - Monitoring only

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