Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Wouxun KG-UVD1P/440 dual bander

I read that "Wouxun" is pronounced "Oh-sheng". This inexpensive Chinese import is becoming very popular:

The Wouxun KG-UVD1P
[...] The Wouxun KG-UVD1P/440 dual bander presents great value in a well built, compact package. It provides 5 watts on 2 meters and 4 watts on 440 MHz. Many advanced features are supported including: 128 alphanumeric memories with scanning, multi frequency steps (5, 6.25, 10, 25, 50, 100 kHz), CTCSS (50 groups), DCS (105 groups), CTCSS/DCS Scan (Digital/Analog), 1750Hz tone, DTMF encode, high-low power, busy channel lock-out, VOX, wide-narrow bandwidth (25kHz/12.5kHz) and keypad lock.

Many operational functions and parameters can be menu selected. There is a special SOS and stopwatch function. It even receives the regular FM broadcast band (76-108 MHz). Please note that the antenna jack on the radio is an SMA male. Your Wouxun KG-UVD1P/440 comes with: Li-Ion battery, intelligent drop-in charger, flexible SMA antenna and belt clip. [...]

Customers who have bought it write their own reviews: Reviews Summary for WOUXUN KG-UVD1P

Here is a review with more photos: Wouxun KG-UVD1P Review

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