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NEW Wouxun KG-UV9G PRO GMRS Two-Way Radio & SHTF Scanner

NEW Wouxun KG-UV9G PRO GMRS Two-Way Radio & SHTF Scanner

$189.99 $169.00

The first release in the new BetterSafeRadio PRS-GO! radio line…

FCC ID Approved on 02/19/21 • Currently in Production • Est. Shipping late March 2021

Pre-Sale On NOW!

The NEW Wouxun KG-UV9G PRO GMRS Two-Way Radio & SHTF Scanner, co-designed by Mark Lindsey and will be sold exclusively by BetterSafeRadio, provides reliable full-power recreational or EmComm emergency radio communications for SHTF preppers, families, scouting, business, AuxComm, REACT, CERT, NNW, GA & EARS groups to keep in touch when other methods of communication break down.

The KG-UV9G is a firmware-modified version of the popular Wouxun KG-UV9P, which is an upgraded, high-power version of the revered and trusted Wouxun KG-UV9D Plus, known for their quality double-conversion superheterodyne receivers, reliable performance & pro features. The UV9G is functionally similar to the UV9P Amateur/Ham radio, but is re-designed to be FCC Certified for GMRS, with a few features that are restricted or prohibited on GMRS (see below).

ReadySafeGo™ charged, tested & custom pre-programmed for GMRS + SHTF* with 877 channels!

Custom Programming & Consulting Available!

Not sure what you need? Contact me and I’ll be happy to help!

Pre-Sale Details: Appearance, features & specifications for the production version of the KG-UV9G may vary slightly with these pre-sale details. Some images show the UV9D Plus radio & package but will be updated soon. The package is very similar, but includes a single 8″ high-gain GMRS-tuned antenna, the extended-capacity 3200 mAh battery, a new box design, and a new quick-start manual addendum.

Pre-Programming Charts, Docs, Software & Drivers

Available on backorder

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Introducing the NEW Wouxun KG-UV9G PRO GMRS Two-Way Radio & SHTF Scanner

The first release in the new BetterSafeRadio PRS-GO! GMRS, MURS & FRS radio line…

FCC ID Approved on 02/19/21 • Currently in Production • Est. Shipping late March 2021

Pre-Sale On NOW!

 

Key Features

999 Channels • Analog FM UHF GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) Two-Way Transceiver • Pre-Programmed for GMRS + SHTF (880 Channels, User Programmable) • Tri-Power 5.5/2/0.5 Watts • Two Dual-Band Double-Conversion Superheterodyne TDR (True Dual Receive) Receivers • IP55 Water Jets Rated • Extended-Capacity 3200 mAh (23.68 Wh) Li-ion Battery • Part 95E & 15B FCC (WVTWOUXUN19) • Simplex & Repeater Capable • Wide 7-Band Receive Range with AM AIR Band & Broadcast FM Radio (w/ 20 Memories) • Dual-PTTDual Simultaneous Scanning (3 Modes, 10 Scan Groups, Priority Scan, Dual-Watch & Single-Receive Modes, Mutable Sub-Receiver & New Scan-Advance Feature) • Memory & VFO Modes (Tx locked to GMRS frequencies) • Wide & Narrow Bandwidth • DTMF Keypad • Repeater Reverse & Talk-Around Functions • 50 CTCSS PL Tones & 105 DCS Privacy Codes (Independently Front-Panel Programmable) • CTCSS/DCS ScanningColor Screen • Dual Signal Indicator LEDs (customizable) • Full Keypad (w/ Auto-Lock) • 3 Programmable Function Side-Keys2.5 kHz Tuning Steps • FlashlightStopwatch • Battery Saver • Time-Out-Timer (w/ alarm) • 8-Character Alpha Channel Names • Voice Announce (English or Chinese) & Key Beeps (optional) • 10 Squelch Levels • Functional Emergency RESET w/ Usable Default Channels & Repeaters • BCL, VOX, SideTones, DTMF & ANI PTT-ID, Roger Beep, SOS Siren (programmable) • 8″ High-Gain Dual-Band GMRS-Tuned Antenna (removable) • Wrist Strap • Belt Clip • English Manual (full rewrite coming soon) • Full Line of Accessories

Tx Range (MHz): 30 GMRS Frequencies 462.550-467.725 UHF
Rx Range (MHz): 76-108 FM Broadcast Radio • 108-136 AM AIR • 136-180 FM/AM VHF • 230-250 FM/AM VHF • 350-400 FM/AM UHF • 400-512 FM/AM UHF • 700-985 FM/AM UHF

ReadySafeGo™ charged, tested & custom pre-programmed for GMRS + SHTF* with 877 channels! (see PDF chart above) – Tx locked to GMRS frequencies for Part 95E compliance. User programmable with free factory software (downloadable above – requires USB cable) or an advanced software & cable kit.*

The new Wouxun KG-UV9G is a firmware modified version of the Wouxun KG-UV9P, co-designed by Mark Lindsey will be sold exclusively by BetterSafeRadio. The UV9P is an upgraded, high-power version of the revered and trusted Wouxun KG-UV9D Plus, known for their quality double-conversion superheterodyne receivers, performance & features. The 9G GMRS is functionally similar to the UV9P Amateur/Ham radio, with a few modified features that are restricted or prohibited for GMRS, such as the cross-band repeater and power levels.

If you like the clarity and reliability of the Wouxun KG-805G and KG-905G, then you’ll love the massively upgraded functionality and features on the UV9G for normal everyday GMRS use, as well as for emergency EmComm and SHTF uses. We’ll also be releasing a replacement for the 905G with an IP67 submersible case for even more reliable outdoor all-weather uses in the near future (join the email QST to be notified when it comes out). 

The Wouxun KG-UV9G works fine with the RT Systems UV9D Advanced Programming Software & Cable Kit that I sell (or the new free Wouxun factory software, downloadable above (requires optional USB cable), and the 9G will accept any program from the UV9D Plus or 9P (but with Tx locked to GMRS). The optional slimmer 2000 mAh battery pack from the original UV9D & UV9D Plus is also compatible with the UV9G for a lighter, more compact package. Check out all of the Wouxun 9-Series Accessories, which are all interchangeable.

Note: Transmitting on the GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) requires a license (currently $70 for 10 years and good for your entire immediate family – typically takes only a couple days to obtain online from the FCC). NEWS FLASH: The FCC has agreed to lower the GMRS license fee to $35, expected in the next month or so. More details to come.

Custom Programming & Consulting Available! Not sure what you need? Contact me and I’ll be happy to help!

Shipping Note: Due to USPS restrictions, we are only able to ship 1 extra battery pack per radio and only 2 battery packs total per package via 2-3 Day Priority-Mail (air) service (so 2 radios or 1 radio with an extra battery). Orders with 3 or more Li-ion battery packs in a box must be sent by Priority-Mail surface transport, which may take longer than the normal 2-3 days. Packages weighing over 5 pounds will need to be split up into multiple shipments. Sometimes the shopping cart doesn’t properly calculate this, but I will contact you if there’s any need for additional shipping on larger orders. Contact me if you have any questions.

 

Description

The BSR-Exclusive Wouxun KG-UV9G is a 999 channel programmable dual-band handheld analog double-conversion superheterodyne FM GMRS two-way radio transceiver with wide 7-band receive range, TDR (true dual receive), repeater capability (with CTCSS/DCS split-tones and non-standard PL tones), and pro features ideal for families, scouts, SHTF preppers, survivalists, off-roaders, truckers, businesses, or EmComm emergency communication groups. It has 2.5 kHz tuning steps and comes custom pre-programmed with 877 channels for GMRS + SHTF* (ships with Tx locked to GMRS band for Part 95E compliance), for dual-use GMRS transceiver & analog FM scanner operation. User programmable with free downloadable Wouxun programmer (link above – requires optional USB cable) or the advanced programming software & USB cable kit (by RT Systems).

With up to 5.5 Watts of power (on UHF) and a talk-around range of 2 to 7+ miles (many more when used with GMRS repeaters), the KG-UV9G provides reliable recreational or emergency radio communications for personal disaster preparedness, family outings, scouting, prepping, survival, camping, scouting, business operations, Neighborhood Watch, REACT, CERT, Guardian Angels & EARS groups to keep in touch when other methods of communication break down. IP55 rated and Part 95E & 15B FCC Certified. The UV9G is custom power calibrated for GMRS simplex & repeater use (at a 465 MHz center) and transmits on all 30 GMRS frequencies with the proper legal power and modulation bandwidth.

The UV9G comes pre-programmed with 4 ready-to-use banks of repeater channels that you can easily set the PL tones for from the front panel. This is handy when you want to program in all the available repeaters in 4 geographical areas without having to re-program on the fly every time. Due to FCC GMRS and radio firmware restrictions, the repeater direction and offset features can’t be programmed from the front panel, which is why I provide the 4 pre-programmed repeater banks. However, the 9G can be easily re-programmed via software to add as many GMRS (or other) channels as you desire, or many more repeater banks that you can then customize on the fly. You could use all 999 channels to program 124 banks of all 8 repeater channels, if you want to. Or, turn the radio into an all-receive scanner. It’s totally up to you!
The KG-UV9G operating range is as good or better than any other affordable Commercial/Ham or GMRS radio, even with its included high-gain stock flexible antenna, which is better than most radios in this price range (and above). As well, with an after-market high-gain duck, whip, telescoping, roll-up, mobile mag-mount or base station antenna, you will see a significantly improved talk range, even when communicating with another stock handheld. Using the Wouxun KG-UV9G PRO GMRS with a repeater will greatly extend your potential operating range, even as far as 100+ miles.
In addition, the UV9G features simultaneous dual-receiver scanning, 10 scanning groups, and improved “scan-advance” functionality over previous 9-Series models, turning the KG-UV9G into a powerful portable communication device & scanner, especially with its full legal transmit power, wide 7-band receive range, NOAA WX Weather Rx, FM Broadcast Radio Rx, and a full host of UV9G accessories (available separately).
New GMRS accessories coming soon for the UV9G, such as several highly-tuned GMRS antenna options from Smiley Antenna. Stay Tuned!

 

Highlights

FCC Certified GMRS Radio, Repeater Capable & IP55
Great for personal recreation, SHTF (S#it Hits The Fan) survival prepping, business, and emergency EmComm communications for NNW (National Neighborhood Watch), CERT, REACT, GA (Guardian Angels) & EARS (Emergency Assistance Radio Syndicate organized by BetterSafeRadio in Long Beach, CA) municipal and private neighborhood safety groups. Full 4.4–5.5 Watts of transmit power on UHF (limited to 0.5 W on the 467 MHz interstitial channels, as required by FCC Part 95E) for maximum range and impressive GMRS simplex & repeater performance, with IP55 (dust & water jets resistant) rating for outdoor use. Note: I offer custom programming for this radio!
True Dual Receive, Dual-Scanning & Broadcast FM Radio
Allows monitoring two frequencies (in the VFO) or memory channels simultaneously (V+V, U+U, V+U or U+V) in TDR (True Dual Receive) mode. You can also use a “Dual-Watch” mode by setting the second “sub-receiver” to mute when first “main receiver” is actively receiving a signal. And, you can even scan frequencies or channels on both receivers simultaneously so you never miss a call. Great for scanning emergency channels while monitoring a “home” GMRS channel, or even listening to a Broadcast FM Radio station while monitoring GMRS or any other frequency or channel. A single receiver mode is also available for simplified or dedicated operations.
999 Channels, 3 Power Levels, Dual-PTT, VFO & FPP
Easily program up to 999 regular VHF/UHF channel memories with 8-character alpha-numeric tags, and 20 Broadcast FM Radio station memories (1019 channels total). A traditional FPP (Front Panel Programmable) Dual-VFO mode allows you to enter any two frequencies in the radio’s wide Rx range with the keypad at the same time. There are 3 programmable power levels for operating compatibility and flexibility (UHF: 4.4–5.5/2/0.5 W – Custom calibrated for GMRS simplex & repeater operation at a center of 465 MHz). There’s even a handy LED Safety Flashlight and a Stopwatch feature built-in – great for emergencies, recreation & sporting events.
Pro Features & Ample 1 Year Warranty!
The UV9G is an easy to operate radio with its compact size, simple menu system and Front Panel Programming. It includes a kitchen-sink list of advanced features never before contained in a single, high-end GMRS radio, at any price (see Key Features above) – The Wouxun KG-UV9G is the GMRS radio you will EDC (Every Day Carry) or Bug-Out with! Each radio includes an extended-capacity 3200 mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery (provides 20+ hours of operation between charges with battery-saver mode; a thinner 2000 mAh battery pack is available separately), 2-4 hour desk charger, a flexible, removable dual-band 8″ high-gain GMRS-Tuned SMA-Male rubber duck antenna for long range comms., a sturdy belt clip with metal screws and threads, a wrist strap, a New English Quick-Start manual addendum & and the original English user manual (from the UV9P, which will be re-written and made available for free in the future). Backed with an impressive manufacturer 1 year limited warranty (on radio, 6 months on battery, charger and accessories), the Wouxun KG-UV9G is the GMRS radio you always wanted!

Note: Transmitting on the GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) requires a license (currently $70 for 10 years and good for your entire immediate family – typically takes only a couple days to obtain online from the FCC). NEWS FLASH: The FCC has agreed to lower the GMRS license fee to $35, expected in the next month or so. More details to come. This radio is not “type-accepted” for transmitting on other bands such as Amateur/HAM, MURS, MMS, LMR, etc. An FCC Certified MURS version is in the works, and the original KG-UV9P is available for Amateur/Ham operation. VHF/UHF Tx  firmware unlocked version may be available in the future for authorized government use only – Contact me for details.

 

*IMPORTANT: This radio is meant for personal or business use by licensed GMRS operators during normal or emergency “SHTF” (S#it Hits The Fan) situations. Although this radio comes pre-programmed for Part 95E compliance with transmit locked to only the GMRS band, you are ultimately and solely responsible for operating this device in compliance with FCC licensing and regulations, regardless of how it comes programmed. For EmComm use, consult your COML or group communications coordinator regarding device compliance before any official public service operation. The free downloadable customer programming software made available for this radio by the manufacturer is for use by authorized service technicians or GMRS license holders to reprogram the radios for transmit on GMRS or receive-only on any other radio service (excluding cellular service). We are not responsible for any harm or loss caused by the use or misuse of this device. Please let us know if you have any compliance questions before purchasing.

 

More Features

Channels: 999 Channels – 999 VHF/UHF + 20 Broadcast FM Radio stations. Front Panel Programmable (and with optional USB Programming Cable), Large backlit Color LCD Display with 8-character alpha-numeric channel names, simple menu system and quick-access programmable function buttons & side-keys. 3 display modes show either an alpha character channel memory name, a channel memory frequency, or a VFO frequency, independently on both receivers. Note: PC programmable with optional USB cable and free or advanced software, or with my additional custom programming service – see the Programming & Consulting Services category.
Wide Receive: Extended 7-Band Receive Range with Broadcast FM Radio & AM AIR Band. Rx: 76-108 MHz (Broadcast FM Radio), 108-136 MHz (AM AIR), 136-180 MHz (FM/AM VHF), 230-250 MHz (FM/AM VHF), 350-400 MHz (FM/AM UHF), 400-512 MHz (FM/AM UHF), 700-960 MHz (FM/AM UHF, excluding cellular service)
Battery: Operate 20+ hours between charges with the supplied extended-capacity 3200 mAh lithium-ion battery in the power saver mode. Power-on battery voltage display (also on display and inside menu) to easily monitor battery life.
Applications: Ideal communications for radio enthusiasts, families, survivalists & individually-licensed business users (including private investigators and personal protection & security officers) to keep in touch. Great for SHTF (S#it Hits The Fan) Preppers & general “EmComm” Emergency communications also (CERT, REACT, National Neighborhood Watch, US Guardian Angels, EARS & more)!
Flashlight/VOX/FM Includes handy LED Safety Flashlight and digital Stopwatch features, a programmable hands-free VOX feature, and Broadcast FM Radio station reception with 20 memories – Great for monitoring a game, listening to music or talk radio, or an emergency broadcast without missing important GMRS two-way radio calls. There’s also a programmable SOS Alarm mode and dual-receive Scanning, with multiple scan resume modes and scan-advance & lock-out functions, and DTMF/ANI-ID Encoding. There’s also Free Windows Programming Software by Wouxun (download link above – requires optional USB cable), Busy Channel Lockout, Keypad Lock, Transmit Time Out, multiple Tuning Step Sizes (from 2.5 to 100 kHz), Power SaveBacklit Keypad and so much more! See the Key Features list above.
Audio Output: 500 mW of loud-speaker output for noisy environments. It’s surprisingly loud and clear for a radio of this size! Or attach an optional speaker-mic or covert earpiece for belt-operation or discreet, unobtrusive communications.
Quiet Tones/Codes: 50 CTCSS & 105 DCS “PL” tones or digital coded squelch with split Tx/Rx capability, including non-standard PL tones. Quiet/privacy tones/codes are re-programmable with the optional USB Programming Cable or on the front panel keypad for field simplex & repeater programming and operation. Note: I can re-program the radio for you with custom PL tones – see the Programming & Consulting Services category.
Special Features: 3 Side-buttons: Sub-Receiver Tx (Dual-PTT), Broadcast FM Radio, Squelch Monitor, Flashlight Stopwatch as defaults, with user programmable options: DTMF/ANI-ID Signaling, Scan Mode,  Keypad Light, SOS Alarm. See the Programming Charts above for all the settings!
Package Includes: Commercial-Grade 999-Channel Dual-Band True-Dual-Receive superheterodyne GMRS radio (Operating Range: VHF 136-174 MHz Rx, UHF 4.4–5.5/2/0.5 W GMRS Tx, 400-512 MHz Rx (stock radio has transmit locked to GMRS band), extended-capacity 3200 mAh lithium-ion batterydesk charger & AC Adapter, 8″ flexible high-gain GMRS-tuned whip antenna (removable), sturdy belt clip w/ screws, wrist strap, English user manual (for the original UV9P that this radio is built upon), and New English quick-start manual addendum to get you started with al the basics.
Opt. Accessories: External Compact & Heavy Duty Speaker-Mics, Spare 3200 mAh Li-ion Battery Pack, optional thinner 2000 mAh Li-ion Battery Pack, 12V Cig. Lighter Battery Eliminator, 12V Car Charger Adapter, USB Desk Charger Adapter, Magnetic Mount Dual-Band Vehicle Antenna, 15″ Whip Antenna, 2.75″ Stubby Flexible Antenna, Telescoping Whip Antenna, Tuned Single-Band Gain Smiley Antennas, Covert Earpiece w/ Lapel Mic & PTT, USB Programming Cable, Replacement Desk Charger, Replacement Belt Clip, and many more coming soon. Browse all of the 9-Series Accessories.
Certifications: FCC Part 95E & 15B Certified (WVTWOUXUN19)
IP55 Dust & Water (Jets) Resistant

Need Custom Programming or Consulting?

Utilize my BSR-PCON Custom Radio Programming & Consulting Service and I’ll handle any custom research & programming for you!

Note: The programming software download above is provided by the manufacturer as a courtesy and is not guaranteed to be available or updated in the future.

IMPORTANT: By downloading and using the customer programming software, you agree to be solely responsible for operating your radios in compliance with FCC licensing and regulations. For use by service technicians authorized or licensed to reprogram the radios for any given radio service. We are not responsible for any harm caused by the use or misuse of this software to or by your radios. Let me know if you have any questions before purchasing.

Additional information

Weight 2.2 lbs
Dimensions 10.5 × 7.75 × 3.5 in
Channels

999 (Plus 20 Broadcast FM Radio), Programmable

Bands

Tx: GMRS, 30 Frequencies from 462.550-467.725 UHF
Rx: Ham/MURS/GMRS/FRS/PLMRS/CAP/WX/PS/AIR/AAR & more!
Custom Programmable for other VHF/UHF bands

Receiver Type

Two Double-Conversion Superheterodyne Analog

Receive Frequency Range

76-108 MHz (Broadcast FM Radio)
108-136 MHz (AM AIR)
136-180 MHz (FM/AM VHF)
230-250 MHz (FM/AM VHF)
350-400 MHz (FM/AM UHF)
400-512 MHz (FM/AM UHF)
700-824 MHz (FM/AM UHF)
849-869 MHz (FM/AM UHF)
894-960 MHz (FM/AM UHF)

Transmit Frequency Range

30 GMRS Frequencies from 462.550-467.725 mHz (FM UHF) including main repeater inputs
Custom Programmable*
VHF/UHF Tx firmware unlocked version available for authorized government use only – Contact me!

Operating Modes

Single, Dual-Watch or True Dual Receive
VHF/VHF, VHF/UHF, UHF/UHF
(mutable sub-receiver)

CTCSS & DCS

50 CTCSS “PL/Privacy” Tones with Tx/Rx split capability
105 DCS Digital Coded Squelch "PL/Privacy" Codes with Tx/Rx split capability
Cross CTCSS/DCS Tx/Rx capable

Frequency Stability

±2.5 PPM

Receive Sensitivity

108-136 MHz(AM) -106 dBM SINAD 13 db
136-180 MHz(AM) -119 dBM SINAD 13 db
230-250 MHz(AM) -116 dBM SINAD 13 db
350-400 MHz(AM) -119 dBM SINAD 13 db
400-512 MHz(AM) -119 dBM SINAD 13 db
700-985 MHz(AM) -96 dBM SINAD 13 db

Adjacent Channel Selectivity

≤70 dB @ 25 kHz
≤60 dB @ 12.5 kHz

Intermod Rejection

≤65 dB @ 25 kHz
≤60 dB @ 12.5 kHz

Spurious Response Rejection

≤70 dB

S/N

≥45 dB @ 25 kHz
≥40 dB @ 12.5 kHz

Audio Power Output

500 mW, Built-In Loudspeaker
≤5% Distortion

RF Power Output

Custom Power Center Calibrated for GMRS Band (465 MHz)
UHF High Power: 4.4–5.5 W / Mid Power: 2 W / Low Power: 0.5 W
VHF High Power: 7.5-10 W / Mid Power: 5 W / Low Power: 2 W (GOV version only, if avail.)
VHF/UHF Tx firmware unlocked version may be avail. for authorized GOV use only – Contact me!

Modulation/Bandwidth

FM (Frequency Modulation), ≤5% FM Distortion
WFM (Wide FM), 20 kHz inside 25 kHz Channel
NFM (Narrow FM), 12.5 kHz
F2D (Wide AM) Receive
Narrowband-Compliant with 2.5 kHz Tuning Steps

Max Deviation

WFM ±5 kHz
NFM ±2.5 kHz

Tx Spurious & Harmonics

>60 dB

Antenna Impedance

50Ω, SMA-Female Connector
Tuned for GMRS Band Center (465 MHz)

Battery Pack

3200 mAh (23.68 Wh) 7.4 V Li-ion Extended Capacity, Included
2000 mAh (14.8 Wh) 7.4 V Li-ion Standard Capacity, Optional

Voltage

DC 7.4 V via Li-ion Battery Pack or 12-24 V Battery Eliminator (ELO-004)

Radio Weight

Assembled Radio: 266 g (9.4 oz) with Stock 8" Antenna & Li-ion Battery Pack

Radio Dimensions (HxWxD)

124.5 x 62 x 34 mm without Antenna

Operating Temperature

-30° C ~ +60° C
-22° F ~ +140° F

Dust & Water Protection

IP55 Dust & Water (jets) Resistant

FCC Certification

FCC Part 95E & 15B Certified Device
Narrowband-Compliant with 2.5 kHz Tuning Steps (but not Part 90 Cert.)
FCC ID: WVTWOUXUN19

Warranty

1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty on Radio
6 Months Manufacturer's Warranty on Battery & Charger

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