Sep 27, 2018 · 6 min read

Did the FCC just make Baofengs illegal?

On Monday, September 24th, 2018 the FCC issued Public Notice DA 18–980, Enforcement Advisory № 2018–03 that sent the Amateur Radio community into a frenzy across several Facebook groups. Hackaday went as far as to tell people to buy Baofengs while you still can. So did the FCC just make Baofengs illegal in the United States? Not quite.

Laura Smith’s initial response.
Laura Smith’s response

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