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Wouxun KG-805G GMRS Two Way Radio (Basic Edition)

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The Wouxun KG-805G Basic is a great choice for professional GMRS users. It's a true business quality radio designed with the needs of the GMRS power user in mind! It delivers 4 watts of power, repeater support, and exceptional audio quality with surprising ease of use.
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The Wouxun KG-805G Basic is a great choice for professional GMRS users. It's a true business quality radio designed with the needs of the GMRS power user in mind!

Finally, you don't have to sacrifice convenience to get business radio quality. The KG-805G is built to the standards of expensive commercial radios, both in durability and audio quality. The KG-805G transmits at up to 4 watts of power, and has built-in support for GMRS repeater channels.

Stop using business or amateur radios for GMRS. The Wouxun KG-805G Basic is FCC approved specifically for GMRS use, so its use is completely legal!

Support for PC programming is not necessary, but is available. Some features can be customized using the optional programming software (free download) such as adding or removing channels or customizing the channel name, bandwidth, transmit power, or CTCSS/DCS codes. Support for up to 128 channels is provided, and receive-only channels can be added for any frequency in the 400-470 MHz range.

The KG-805G Basic features 22 simplex GMRS channels and 8 GMRS repeater channels, channel scan, and adjustable squelch. It has built in a lighted LCD display with three backlight color options. Backlight colors can be customized based on transmit, receive or standby. The front panel keys are also backlit and voice prompts assist you with menu navigation.

Want more features? 76-108Mhz FM radio, transmit overtime alarm, low voltage prompt, channel name edit and display, and VOX (Voice Operated Transmit) for hands-free operation are all standard on this radio.

The 805G Basic is also rated IP55 water resistant, a plus when taking it with you outdoors.

The KG 805G Basic is powered by 7.4v 1700mAh (12.58Wh) Li-Ion battery pack for many hours of operation. Power Saver Mode helps increase efficiency and preserve battery life.

The Wouxun KG-805G Basic comes with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery pack, belt clip, removable antenna, wrist strap, desktop charger, AC cord, owner's manual and a one year manufacturer warranty from Wouxun.

Wouxun KG-805G Series Questions and Answers

Yes. This radio is fully compatible with all 22 channel FRS, GMRS, or FRS/GMRS combo radios.
While this radio is easy to use and is compatible with other FRS/GMRS radios, it was designed with power users in mind. It is more durable and has better audio quality than typical consumer radios - basically, it is built like a business radio. It also has advanced features that would usually appeal more to "power users," such as repeater support and the ability to use PC programming software to customize the channels list.
There are two versions of this radio, the standard KG-805G and the KG-805G Basic. The difference is the KG-805G Basic costs less, but doesn't provide the ability to change CTCSS/DCS codes (privacy codes) directly from the radio's menu. It is possible to use CTCSS/DCS codes on the Basic version, but you must use the programming software to do so.

We think the KG-805G Basic works best for users that always talk within the same group of people, and very rarely need to make changes to their channels once they're working. For example if you're going to buy a few radios for you and your friends to use on camping trips, you're probably better off saving a few bucks and getting the Basic. If you frequently meet up with new groups of people for motorcycle riding, or travel often and want to use various repeaters, you should get the standard version.
Yes. Even though this radio is fully compatible with license free FRS radios, it has several features that make it fall under the GMRS service and not FRS. Some of these features are: 4 watts of power (FRS limit is 2), removable antenna (FRS must be fixed), and repeater support (FRS doesn't support repeaters). Check out our GMRS licensing FAQ page for more info.
Lots of reasons! In short, we've been in the radio business for a long time (since 2002) and we do things the right way. Our staff is here to help if you have a question or a problem. We stock these radio in our on-site warehouse, so if we tell you something will ship then you can believe us. Our competitors come and go, but many depend on distributors to ship for them and have no control over when your order leaves. We're an authorized dealer for all of our brands, so you can be sure that your products will have their full warranty and not be counterfeit.

Wouxun KG-805G Features

  • 22 GMRS Channels
  • 8 GMRS Repeater Channels
  • Repeater Capable
  • 4W Transmit Power
  • Li-Ion Battery Pack
  • Rechargeable Battery Included
  • Battery Charger
  • PC Programming Support
  • CTCSS/DCS Tones Adjustable via Programming Software
  • FM Radio
  • SOS Feature
  • Memory Channel
  • Channel Scan
  • Priority Scan
  • Skip Channel
  • Dual Watch
  • Busy Channel Lockout
  • Reverse Frequency Function
  • Backlit LCD Display
  • Backlit Keypad
  • Battery Meter
  • Low Battery Alert
  • Power Saver
  • Auto Power Off
  • Timeout Timer
  • Transmit Overtime Alarm
  • VOX
  • Keypad Lock
  • Audible Button Beeps
  • Drop-In Charge Capable
  • Audio Accessory Connector
  • IP55 Water Resistant
  • LED Flashlight
  • Stopwatch
  • Reset
  • One Year Manufacturer Warranty

Included with the Wouxun KG-805G

  • Wouxun KG-805G GMRS Two Way Radio
  • Li-Ion Battery Pack
  • Removable Antenna
  • Belt Clip
  • Wrist Strap
  • Charger Tray
  • AC Cable
  • Owners Manual

Wouxun KG-805G Specifications

  • Dimensions: 2.46 in. x 4.72 in. x 1.57 in. (62.5mm × 120mm × 40mm)
  • Weight: 8.67 oz. (246g)
  • Antenna connector type: SMA Male (Standard)

Additional Information

Color Black
Warranty 1 Year
Quantity 1-Pack
IP Rating IP55
FCC ID WVTWOUXUN08
Channels 30
Maximum Output Power 4 Watts
Radio Type Handheld
Services GMRS
Integration Repeater Capable
Privacy Codes Analog/Digital (CTCSS/DCS)
  1. Basic good! review by LCSky on 12/26/2019
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    First, kudos to the crew at buy two way radios. Before ordering, I had several chats. They know their stuff.
    Second, after only four days of playing with it, I have found the 805G-basic is going to be my primary carry-around radio for a while. I went three days betwixt charges (about 15 hours standby with light traffic each day), clear sound, great urban distance superior to my Midland 290.
    Why is it a better radio?
    Detachable antenna.
    Much longer battery life.
    Greater range/power.
    Friendlier UI.
    Repeater capable @ 4w.
    Programmable.
    Extras that are pure icing:
    FM radio programmed.
    Multi color choice in LED display and bilingual talk-to-you prompts (including the all important OFF)

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