BF-F8+ (BF-F8 Plus) | Baofeng

Baofeng » BF-F8+ (BF-F8 Plus) — Price & Specifications

VHF and UHF dual band / dual watch handheld transceiver. It is a economical two-way radio providing 4/1 watt output power. Ideated in P.R. of China.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage RX 65.0000 ~ 108.0000 MHz [1]
136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz
400.0000 ~ 520.0000 MHz [2]
TX 136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz
400.0000 ~ 520.0000 MHz [2]
Modulation mode FM
Tuning step 2.5 / 5 / 6.25 / 10 / 12.5 / 25 KHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity FM 0.2 uV (12dB SINAD)
Selectivity FM > 60dB (on adjacent channel)
Image and spurious rejection > 60 dB
Frequency stability ± 2.5 ppm
Transmitter :
Output power VHF 1 / 4 W
UHF 1 / 4 W
Spurious emission Adjacent channel < -60 dB
Maximum FM deviation ± 5.0 KHz (wide)
± 2.5 KHz (narrow)
Features :
Memory 128 regular memories
Display sub-1 KHz frequency resolution
Segment-bar signal meter
Selective calling CTCSS / DCS
DTMF ANI (Automatic Number Identification)
1750 Hz tone
Antenna SMA 50Ω connector
Power supply 7.4 V battery (Li-Ion, 1800 mAh nominal)
8 VDC external from base charger
Power consumption 380 mA RX, typ
75 mA RX, squelch on
1.4 A TX, max power
Audio power 1000 mW
Audio output Jack 3.5 mm headphone
Connections Jack 3.5 mm (microphone)
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Dimensions 58 (W) x 110 (H) x 32 (D) mm projections not included
Weight 130 g without battery and antenna

[1] Commercial radio reception in Wide-FM mode
[2] 400 ~ 480 MHz on old versions

Description :

There are several variants from an aesthetic point of view of this two-way radio. These variants have no real differences from the BF-F8 PLUS besides their cosmetic and display design. Variations include:

  • BF-F8+ v2
  • 997S
  • GT-3 Mark II

Please note that these may also no longer work with specific accessories such as the batteries used on Baofeng UV-5R series.


Baofeng GT 3 Mark II and accessories


Baofeng BF-F8 PLUS, side view

Other features: Dual watch reception. Incorporates 105 codes DCS and 50 codes CTCSS. Function VOX, voice operated transmission. Alarm function. Wide/narrowband selectable FM modulation deviation. High or low RF output power. Offset up to 69.99 MHz for repeater access. Scan from memory channels, all the band or part of the band. Ten-level squelch. Battery saving function 1:1, 1:2, 1:3, 1:4. Programmable transmission timer. Function busy channel look. Built-in LED flashlight.

BF-F8+ (BF-F8 Plus) price :

We have collected for your convenience the F8+ / F8 Plus Baofeng sales prices and their trend over time. Of course offers, accessories, warranty terms and conditions can lead to different figures.

Price Date Condition
EUR 32,99 2018-oct New

With programming cable

GBP 24,99 2018-oct New

With programming cable

USD 22,50 2018-oct New
CanD 46,69 2018-oct New

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