Baofeng UV-3R manual

The Baofeng UV-3R is a micro-miniature multiband FM transceiver with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing local-area two-way amateur communications. The new Mark II version is now available for purchase on such sites as eBay.

The HT manual is a useful resource for learning about all the features and functions of your device. It can help you troubleshoot problems, customize settings, and optimize its performance. Reading the manual can help you discover new features and get the most out of your device With proper usage, there is less risk of damage, and you’ll learn how to get the most out of it.

Download the Baofeng Manual

For safe and optimum performance, the Baofeng UV-3R must be used properly. Carefully read and follow all instructions and guidelines in this manual and give special attention to the CAUTION and WARNING statements. Misuse may damage the unit or cause harm or serious injury.

Manual Details
Page count14
File size4.4 MB


  • Frequency Range: 136-174 / 400-470MHz
  • Dual-Band Display, Dual Freq. Display, Dual-Standby
  • Output Power: 2 Watts
  • 99 Channels + 1 Emergency Channel
  • 50 CTCSS and 104 CDCSS
  • Built-in VOX Function
  • 1750Hz Brust Tone
  • FM Radio (87.0MHz-108.0MHz)
  • LED Flashlight
  • Large LCD Display
  • High /Low Power Switchable
  • 25KHz/12.5KHz Switchable
  • Emergency Alert
  • Low Battery Alert
  • Battery Saver
  • Time-out Timer
  • Keypad Lock
  • Monitor Channel

Test Results

Screen readabilityGood
In-hand feelFair
Included antennaGood
Construction qualityGood
Belt clipFair
Maximum power output (2m/70cm)1 /.4 watts
Size174 * 55 * 40 mm
Actual weight5.2 oz