Bad news for Baofeng ?
The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau released an enforcement advisory, noting that it has observed that an increasing number of conventional retailers and websites that advertise and sell low-cost, two-way VHF/UHF radios that do not comply with the FCC’s rules. Many of the radios violate one or more FCC technical requirements, the commission said.
“Such devices are used primarily for short-distance, two-way voice communications and are frequently imported into the United States,” the notice said. “These radios must be authorized by the FCC prior to being imported, advertised, sold or operated in the United States.”
Some of the radios can be modified to transmit on public-safety and other land mobile channels for which they are not authorized…. READ MORE
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