Baofeng DM-5R Upgrade How-To [Video]

In this video I am showing how to perform the Baofeng DM-5R upgrade to Tier II.   Please note that this upgrade can only be performed to the first batch of radios that came as Tier I from the factory. An upgraded version by the model DM-5R Plus has already …

Baofeng DM-5R Unboxing [Video]

I got my hands on the much-awaited Baofeng DM-5R DMR radio today. The radio is based on the highly popular UV-5R model (and its variants). At $70 US, it seems like a bargain. A big advantage over other radios on the market, is that it is dual-band. A big disadvantage, …

Possible problem with Baofeng DM-5R

Radioddity should have started shipping the DM-5Rs yesterday, at least according to their offer.

Baofeng DM-5R update on specs [UPDATED 21 Sep. 2016]

Since the Baofeng DM-5R was announced last week, there has been some controversy online regarding the radio’s specifications.

Baofeng DMR Radio. Not April fool’s this time.

Or so it seems. Radioddity (ham radio online retailer) announced that on the 26th of September, the Baofeng DM-5R is going to be released. Here is their blog post: