Every now and again a fellow needs to buy something to share – “loaners & gifts” – a decent but very affordable bit of equipment to lend out or even give to a starting ham.
With this in mind I purchased a couple of Puxing PX777 Plus HT’s.
The Puxing Website:
Here is their stock photos of inside the HT:
So far they seem fairly standard – much like a the radios sold for hunters and casual use on other frequencies at places like Cabelas or Gander Mountain.
Here are the eHam reviews:
I bought mine from MURS-Radio, as they occasionally have discounts and are simply good folk!
Here is their link:
And their description of the HT:
Puxing PX-777 PLUS VHF Hand Held Radio
Item #: PX777PLUS
Puxing PX-777 PLUS FCC Certified VHF Hand Held Transceiver (136-174 MHz)
Can be used for business, public safety, and amateur radio!
FCC ID: UBYQZPUXING02
128 memory channels
50 CTCSS and 104 DCS
Wide (25kHz) and Narrow(12.5kHz)
Come with 1200mAh Li-ion battery
Input Frequency directly by keypad
Voice Inversion Scrambler and ANI
Frequency Scan & CTCSS Scan
Three different scan types
Three color LCD backlight display
Priority Scan Function
High/Low power adjustment
Display Channel+ Frequency mode.
Adjustable squelch level via the menu
Busy channel lockout
Reverse Frequency Function
Channel step 5k,10k,6.25k,12.5k,25k
Program alphanumeric channel name
Includes radio, battery, antenna, belt clip, drop in desktop charger.
A great all-in-one radio for use on 2 meter ham radio and for listening to MURS, local public safety and NOAA weather. Can be used to transmit and receive on any frequency for which you are licensed in the VHF band. Because this radio is flexible enough to transmit on numerous frequencies, the buyer assumes all responsibility for proper operation and licensing.
Uses same accessories as the Kenwood TK-2100 radios. Check out this site for a some operation notes to help you get started quickly.
Includes one year warranty by the manufacturer. Radio are in stock and shipped from the US. Limited supply.
The PX-777 PLUS is the only Puxing model that is legal to import and use in the US. To view certification grant
Over the next month or so I’ll be using one in place of my Yaesu VX-7 as a trial.