*News* UV5R Prohibited

It comes as some and also no surprise the super popular Baofeng UV5R has been prohibited from sale in Germany. I can’t remember if this is the same situation already for Switzerland but various German dealers of other radios have announced this online the past days. Below we’ve an internet translation of the news that was found online.

Ordinance No. 91/2021
Law on the provision of radio equipment on the Market (Radio Equipment Act -FuAG):
General decree regarding a sales ban for a machine
As part of the market surveillance according to the FuAG, the Federal Network Agency pointed out that the below named device does not comply with the requirements of the FuAG.
The Federal Network Agency issues on the basis of Section 23 Paragraph 2 No.4 i. V. m. § 30 Paragraph 3 FuAG the following
General decree:
1. The further provision, placing on the market and the passing on of the device listed below is prohibited.
Information about the device:
Product Type: Radio
Device type: radio telephone
Model: UV-5R 5W HT
Trademark: BAOFENG

Importer: Agnieszka Bastek Demo Bis, Warsaw

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