UV-50X3 | Baofeng

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Mobile 50 Watt tri-band radio with two receivers and cross-band repeater. Wide receive coverage, beyond the transmitting frequencies. Separate front LCD panel. Ideated in P.R. of China.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage RX 0.5000 ~ 1.7100 MHz
76.0000 ~ 108.0000 MHz
108.0000 ~ 135.9950 MHz
136.0000 ~ 173.9950 MHz
174.0000 ~ 250.0000 MHz
300.0000 ~ 399.9950 MHz
400.0000 ~ 479.9950 MHz
480.0000 ~ 520.0000 MHz
TX 136.0000 ~ 173.9950 MHz
222.0000 ~ 225.0000 MHz
400.0000 ~ 479.9950 MHz
Modulation mode AM / FM / WFM
Tuning step 2.5 / 5 / 6.25 / 8.333 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 / 200 KHz
1 MHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity AM 5.0 uV (0.5~1.71 MHz, 10dB S/N)
0.8 uV (108~136 MHz, 10dB S/N)
0.8 uV (300~336 MHz, 10dB S/N)
FM 0.2 uV (136~174 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.25 uV (336~400 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (400~480 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
WFM 2.0 uV (76~108 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.5 uV (480~520 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
Selectivity AM/FM (N) 6 KHz (-6dB)
20 KHz (-60dB)
AM/FM (W) 10 KHz (-6dB)
30 KHz (-60dB)
Frequency stability ± 2.5 ppm from -10°C to +60°C
Intermediate frequency 49.95 MHz (band A)
45.45 MHz (band B)
450.0 KHz
Squelch sensitivity 0.13 uV (144, 430 MHz)
Transmitter :
Output power VHF 50 / 20 / 5W
UHF 50 / 20 / 5W
Spurious emission Adjacent channel < -60 dB
Harmonics < -60 dB
Maximum FM deviation ± 5.0 KHz (wide)
± 2.5 KHz (narrow)
Microphone 2kΩ
Features :
Memory 1000 regular memories (500 x 2 banks)
Display 1 KHz frequency resolution
Dual segment-bar signal meter
Selective calling CTCSS / DCS / DTMF
1750Hz tone
Antenna SO-239 50Ω connector
Power supply 13.8V nominal (11.7-15.8V)
Power consumption 0.5A RX, typ
10A TX, max power on 144 MHz
12A TX, max power on 430 MHz
Audio power 4W with an 4Ω speaker
8W with an 4Ω BTL speakers
Connections DIN 8-pin (RS232C, packet)
Jack (external speakers)
Jack (external audio input)
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Dimensions 157 (W) x 66 (H) x 33 (D) mm projections not included (LCD panel)
140 (W) x 46 (H) x 150 (D) mm projections not included (chassis)
Weight 0.22kg (LCD panel)
2.1kg (chassis)

Description :

The UV-50X3 is a tri-band radio with two receivers capabilities, which enables simultaneous RX/TX within VHF / 222 MHz / UHF bands (full duplex), as well as dual VHF/VHF and UHF/UHF receiver capabilities. It can also act as a full cross-band repeater allowing the user to connect or extend the range of repeaters, handhelds, and mobiles. The cross band repeater works in between VHF and UHF frequencies. Moreover the UV50X3 includes a wide receive coverage (ex. AM medium waves and VHF AIR-band) beyond the transmitting frequencies. Other features:

  • Independent VFO, audio levels, and squelch

    The transceiver includes separate volume adjustments for the independent VFOs. The UV50X3 has dual speakers in the LCD panel, allowing stereo audio when one station is being received but separate monaural speakers when both VFOs are active, which are controlled by the separate volume knobs. A third speaker is located on the radio body (chassis) which can be set as the only speaker, simultaneously be used with the panel speakers, or can be unused as well. The radio has both line-input and line-output jacks for your own speaker system. Also allows you to listen to a line-input source while still monitoring. The squelch is adjustable on each side of the display.

  • Memory channels

    The UV-50X3 has 1000 memory channels in two separate memory banks, the right VFO has 500 channels and the left VFO has 500 channels. You can program both active, transmit/receive channels, and passive, receive only, channels into the same memory bank.

  • Separate LCD Panel and microphone

    The UV50X3 has a front panel that is separated from the main radio body. The panel is connected with standard Ethernet cable (included) allowing the radio body to be remotely (or trunk) mounted. The front panel includes several mounting accessories including a suction cup mount. You can set the LCD Panel to 8 different colors. The front panel has a built-in microphone which allows you to either use the included DTMF microphone or the panel microphone. The separate DTMF microphone can also be plugged directly into the chassis.

  • Programmable and customizable

    The radio can be completely programmed without a computer, including channel alpha-numeric names. The transceiver is fully supported through the free ''Chirp'' programming software, compatible on Windows, Linux and OSX (macOS).

  • Group tones supported

    The UV-50X3 supports CTCSS, DCS, and DTMF calling methods.

  • RF power

    High / mid or low RF power switchable from 5 up to 50 Watt.

Baofeng UV-50X3 front LCD panel

UV-50X3 price :

We have collected for your convenience the UV50X3 Baofeng sales prices and their trend over time. Of course offers, accessories, warranty terms and conditions can lead to different figures.

Price Date Condition
USD 339,89 2018-oct New

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