Baofeng GT-3TP

An owner review of the Baofeng GT-3TP
by James Pearson-Harris

“This is a great little radio! I bought it before I was licensed as a HAM radio operator. It’s great for listening, and talking since I was licensed on the local repeaters. It’s also handy for monitoring Maritime / Marine VHF, and some business radio! I hardly ever leave the house without this radio! Advice for buyers, get the extended battery, just because you can!”

About the radio…
The Baofeng GT-3TP hand-held is great in general terms, and exceptional value for money, James has told us. James believes the radio is aimed mostly at everyone, with an below average range of settings and features. He thinks this radio is below average in terms of quality. James purchased the radio new for 35.99 GBP online in 2017. He believes the radio was manufactured in 2016. James says that this radio operates in the following modes: FM. It also operates on the VHF,UHF frequency bands, and that the Baofeng GT-3TP hand-held isn’t a Software Defined Radio / SDR. He uses the stock / attached antenna for this radio.

Radio: Baofeng GT-3TP hand-held

General Opinion: great
Value for Money: exceptional
Price Paid: 35.99 GBP new
Year of Manufacture: 2016
Operating Modes: FM
Operating Bands: VHF,UHF
Software Defined Radio: This radio isn’t an SDR.
Features and Settings: below average
Overall Quality: below average
Power Output (Watts): 1w / 4w / 8w
Power Source: rechargeable battery

Antenna Used…
the stock / attached antenna
Detail: No antenna info provided

Ratings (%): Usability 65. Features 65. Looks 75. Performance 80. Price 95.

About the reviewer…
James was born in 1975 and lives in the United Kingdom. He first became interested in radio in 1988 through CB Radio, and is a member of the following radio clubs / societies: No info provided. He is a licensed HAM / Amateur radio operator. (MW6JUY) James’s favourite radio ever is this radio!. More information is available at James’s website:

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